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Old January 2 2012, 04:44 PM   #61
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Well, I enjoyed Namesakes.
Thanks. Glad you liked it.

I miss writing those ALIAS books. That was a fun gig while it lasted.
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Old January 2 2012, 05:55 PM   #62
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Thanks. Glad you liked it.

I miss writing those ALIAS books. That was a fun gig while it lasted.
It has put me on the mood to watch the series again
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Old January 2 2012, 09:53 PM   #63
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I'm currently reading two books at the moment!

1. Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Operation Barracuda by Raymond Benson (Alias-David Michaels).

2. DS9: The Search by Diane Carey.

No disrespect to Carey, but here metaphors in that novel are laughable. ("The Defiant didn't exactly have the water-lily elegance of starships that had come before her, but then again, she wasn't meant for a casual swim.") Still not a bad read, though
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Old January 3 2012, 04:45 AM   #64
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over the holidays finished
the dervish house by ian mcdobnald.. it was a slow read but very interesting near future.]

ian banks the bridge.

sieze the fire

storm front the first of the dresden books.

started on the second dresden book and also reading conrad heart of darkness.
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Old January 3 2012, 05:00 AM   #65
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I got through The Castle of Otranto over yesterday and today. It's nice and short, which is good because it's also really not all that great. I mean I know it's the first Gothic novel, but still. Next up on the 100 Great Novels list is Pride And Prejudice.

I also want to read some Dickens, seeing as how it's the bicentennial of his birth this year, and since I got the latest biography by Claire Tomalin. I'm thinking of Nicholas Nickleby, Dombey And Son, and Our Mutual Friend (this isn't counting all the ones I've already read).
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Old January 4 2012, 01:46 AM   #66
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I decided I was in the mood for something different, so I decided to through a CSI novel, Snake Eyes, into my reading mix.
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Old January 4 2012, 10:51 AM   #67
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Finished William Shatner's The Return. Review here! Now I'm reading Una McCormack's Deep Space Nine novel, The Never-Ending Sacrifice.
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Old January 4 2012, 03:42 PM   #68
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Re: So What Are you Reading?: Generations

Currently reading:

*Star Trek: A Choice of Catastrophes

I've read:

*Indiana Jones Omnibus, Vol 2(It was okay)...

*Star Trek: Indistinguishable from Magic (Not as good as it could have been)
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Old January 4 2012, 06:13 PM   #69
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I decided I was in the mood for something different, so I decided to through a CSI novel, Snake Eyes, into my reading mix.
I started a CSI novel as well today: Greg Cox's Headhunter.
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Old January 4 2012, 06:32 PM   #70
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Finished up Rise Like Lions last night, absolutely LOVED it. Starting Star Wars: Republic Commando: Hard Contact by Karen Traviss today. On deck is Roads Not Taken: Tales of Alternate History (edited by Gardner Dozois and Stanley Schmidt) which I got for Christmas.

I'm also in the middle of Blankets, a graphic novel by Craig Thompson. It was also a Christmas present from a friend of mine who loves comics. I've never read any of Craig Thompson's work before, but I'm really loving it.
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Old January 4 2012, 08:45 PM   #71
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I decided I was in the mood for something different, so I decided to through a CSI novel, Snake Eyes, into my reading mix.
I started a CSI novel as well today: Greg Cox's Headhunter.
Thanks! Hope you like it. I had never written a murder mystery before.
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Old January 4 2012, 08:58 PM   #72
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[QUOTE=Fer;5532058Starting [I]Star Wars: Republic Commando: Hard Contact [/I]by Karen Traviss today.

I hope you enjoy it, all 4 of her Republic Commando novels were awesome, and the followup 501st was great but I wouldnt recommend reading that unless your ok with never getting a finished story.

When Lucas incorporated the Mandalorian culture into his Clone Wars cartoon series, it relegated everything she had written into a what if universe of star wars.

She decided that if that was the case she would stop and write no more so 501st which was book 1 of 3 and has some killer cliffhangers in it, is left open ended.
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Old January 5 2012, 05:15 AM   #73
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I thought they got a new author who was going to be continuing the series either this year or next?
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Old January 5 2012, 06:54 AM   #74
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Currently reading:
Feedback from a friend on my manuscript for my eBook talking about Asian-Americans in Star Trek (which was going to be an article).

I'm looking forward to reading:
*Star Trek: Cast No Shadow
*Indiana Jones and the Army of the Dead
*Star Wars: Allegiance
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Old January 5 2012, 08:30 AM   #75
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Currently reading:
Feedback from a friend on my manuscript for my eBook talking about Asian-Americans in Star Trek (which was going to be an article).

I'm looking forward to reading:
*Star Trek: Cast No Shadow
*Indiana Jones and the Army of the Dead
*Star Wars: Allegiance

My advice, skip Army of the Dead. It was absolutely terrible
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