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Re: What are you reading right now?

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I used to collect 40k and a bit of a few other systems - I kinda want to start again, but I have no money or time.

The Horus Heresy books are fun and usually reasonably well written, but high literature they definitely are not... The Black Library do have a pretty solid stable of authors, all told, however.
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Telaron wrote:Currently reading 'Band of Brothers' by Stephen E. Ambrose. A book about E company, 506th regiment, 101st airborne. (Paratroopers). Pretty educational. :wink:
Read it. Horrible reading material, but as you said, educational... rather boring in my opinion.
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Can't wait for the next Safehold book to get to my library~

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currently reading:
'The War of the Worlds', by H.G. Wells
'Cosmos (dutch edition)', by Carl Sagan
'Call of the Cthulhu and other weir stories', by H.P. Lovecraft
and very slowly working trough 'David Copperfield', by Charles Dickens, which is a fascinating book, however it is a bit difficult to work your way trough it (as a non-native speaker that is).
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The Time Machine was good.
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Re: What are you reading right now?

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it might be better if all of you guys said what genre this is you are reading, if its a novel or not, and the name of the author.

thanks in advance :D

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Those books always seem like a marketing trick to me... even though I like MTG.
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well i bought it because i like MTG and the zendikar plane and eldzari

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I am now reading Iain M Banks's Inversions. I"m 29 pages into it, and so far, it looks great.
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a good book, i would recommend it to geeks

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Not related to any books in particular.

But discovering Google Reader has just given me an infusion of daily reading in overdrive from the increased number of sites I can now follow!
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I'm currently reading "Watership Down" for school, and once school's over, I plan to take a look at "The Amdromeda Strain" has anyone read any of these two?
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The Andromeda Strain is a decent little sci-thriller. Not read watership down, myself.
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Watership Down wasn't bad.
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