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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #12255 on: January 12, 2019, 12:12:08 PM »
There is a Malazan Book of the Fallen thread. It seemed to start as a place to do a read along of the series, but it would probably serve as a good place for people who wanted to discuss it to do so.
I will expand your TBR pile.

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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #12256 on: January 12, 2019, 03:24:36 PM »
I find them interesting. Just saying.
The books or the posts?
I wasn't saying delete them, they are interesting, just break them apart from a 'what are you reading' topic.
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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #12257 on: January 12, 2019, 03:53:14 PM »
I find them interesting. Just saying.
The books or the posts?
I wasn't saying delete them, they are interesting, just break them apart from a 'what are you reading' topic.

The posts. And GotM.
But I read all the threads almost all the time, so I’ll see them in any section.
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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #12258 on: January 12, 2019, 08:13:48 PM »
I was more eager to move the IT stuff from the depressions thread (IT, struggles and the bug at the end of the plugin) than to move the Malazan discussion away from here (but didn't).
It feels as if it's at an end anyways, so it wasn't that long. Or am I wrong? If we want to discuss something Malazan specific that got started here, we can easily open another topic over there in the Malazan corner. :)
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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #12259 on: January 12, 2019, 09:33:19 PM »
I finished Fool's Run by Patricia McKillip yesterday. It was ok, but kind of odd. I'm not sure her style converts that well to SF.

Having finished a quick Agatha Christie earlier today, I'm now planning to start Colours in the Steel by K J Parker.

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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #12260 on: January 13, 2019, 12:31:59 AM »
The second Murderbot book by Martha Wells. There are really novellas, about 150 pages.
Great stories, great main character.
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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #12261 on: January 13, 2019, 05:26:14 PM »
I'm now starting Sherlock Holmes and the Sussex Sea-Devils, the last of the Cthulhu Casebooks by James Lovegrove. Possibly my favourite character mix-up, I loved the first and enjoyed the second, so hopes are high going into book 3.

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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #12262 on: January 14, 2019, 08:03:27 AM »
I've just finished Scythe and dang, this one is seriously unexpectedly good. Started out as pretty plain-ish YA in quite a weird, unique future, but once the scythe training begins it only gets better and better to culminate as the marvelous ending at the end.

Great work, with new and extremely refreshing elements. Definitely moving onto book 2 now!  :D

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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #12263 on: January 14, 2019, 09:07:08 AM »

Ok it's not exactly fantasy, but while researching longform storytelling and parallax effects for my website I came upon this and it's COOOOOOOL

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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #12264 on: January 14, 2019, 09:30:38 AM »
I'm currently reading Never Die by Rob J. Hayes - an anime-inspired fantasy about a boy collecting/resurrecting dead heroes to kill an emperor on the orders of a shinigami death god.

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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #12265 on: January 14, 2019, 02:57:19 PM »
I've already devoured MacPherson's "Here Be Dragons,"
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And thanks @Egg glad you enjoyed it! Always makes my day to hear from happy readers  ;D
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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #12266 on: January 14, 2019, 05:23:42 PM »
After hearing good things, I started reading Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi.

I am also listening to Traitor's Moon, the third book in Lynn Flewelling's Nightrunner series. I can't say I'm a big fan of the series, but that may the narrator.

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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #12267 on: January 15, 2019, 12:14:30 AM »
I've just started The Goblin Emperor by Katherine Addison. So far so good.

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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #12268 on: January 15, 2019, 08:48:14 AM »
I'm in the final leg of Erkison's House of Chains
Argh, I've got about 70 pages left, why do I have to be at work?
Last night I had to stop reading, I needed to sleep and my head was hurting, too much happening ;D
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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #12269 on: January 16, 2019, 08:12:22 AM »
I'm in the final leg of Erkison's House of Chains
Argh, I've got about 70 pages left, why do I have to be at work?
Last night I had to stop reading, I needed to sleep and my head was hurting, too much happening ;D
A few hours yesterday and I've finished!
I just wrote all my comments on the readalong thread, all spoilers.

Here I just say: this series gets better and better each time! Yes, it demands a lot from the reader, namely memory, concentration and time (each book is about 1000 pages), but for me the rewards are totally worth it :D
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