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Old November 19 2012, 01:47 PM   #1381
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Re: So What Are you Reading?: Generations

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Or to put it in a Star Trek context, just because The Next Generation made Diane Duanne's Rihannsu books inaccurate doesn't mean you can't still enjoy them as an alternate history of the Romulans.
You can, i won't read them.

Film always trumps print.
Depends on the book.The Godfather followed the book closely. War and Peace will be more famous then any movie anybody made based on the book.
Let's amend that: Film always trumps print--when it comes to tie-in novels. I doubt that Fer was claiming that movies based on classic novels trump the original books. But when you have books based on movies and TV shows . . . well, yeah, the movies and TV shows set the rules.
Yes, thank you. That's exactly what I meant. Obviously, when a film is an adaptation of a book, it's a different story.
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Old November 19 2012, 04:44 PM   #1382
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With it being the anniversary week of the Kennedy assassination, time for Stephen King's 11/22/63...
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Old November 20 2012, 02:17 AM   #1383
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Published my review of Janet Kagen's 1985 novel, Uhura's Song.

Finished Cloud Atlas, heading out in a few minutes to see the film!

Currently (re-) reading The Hobbit.
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Old November 20 2012, 02:57 AM   #1384
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278 pages through Terok Nor: Day Of The Vipers. (I know, I'm a slow reader, but with college getting in the way, what can you do?)

Next, I will read The Persistence of Memory, which I just picked up on Saturday.
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Old November 21 2012, 11:54 PM   #1385
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Finished Mirror Universe: Rise Like Lions, which was fantastic. Not quite a strong as Sorrows of Empire but pretty damn good.

Also read "Reservoir Ferengi" which was an enjoyable romp.

Now onto The Never-Ending Sacrifice.
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Old November 22 2012, 01:33 AM   #1386
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I've been reading Game Of Thrones, since my girlfriend thought I'd like it. I loved the shows first season, haven't seen season two yet. So, right now I'm reading the first book of that series. However, my gf doesn't want me to take those books to work so I can read during my lunchbread (afraid something will happen to them), so I need to find something to read for those 45 minutes a day. I might try some Dickens again.
I just have to say that I love you for that last sentence.
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Old November 22 2012, 02:04 AM   #1387
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Getting extremely literary, I've read the first four issues of the Vampirella/Dark Shadows crossover comic. It's fun, but feels like a Vampirella adventure with Barnabas and Quentin squeezed in. I think it would have felt more like Dark Shadows if it had been set in Collinsport instead of the gritty streets of New York City. (Although the comic gets a bit of comic mileage out of Barnabas being a fish out of water, having to deal with big-city strip joints and sex clubs.)

Maybe Vampi can return the favor by dropping in on Collinswood in a sequel?
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Old November 22 2012, 03:41 AM   #1388
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Finished The Hobbit, now on to David Mack's Silent Weapons. Very excited for this one!

Just published my review of 1985's Pawns and Symbols by Majliss Larson.
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Old November 23 2012, 05:55 AM   #1389
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Just finished David Mack's, The Persistence of Memory,(AWESOME!) now onto a few IDW Trek comics. The word on the street is that they have hints about the upcoming movie (not sure if that true)?
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Old November 23 2012, 03:18 PM   #1390
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...now onto a few IDW Trek comics. The word on the street is that they have hints about the upcoming movie (not sure if that true)?
That's what they say, but we won't really know what that means until we've seen the movie.
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Old November 24 2012, 01:56 PM   #1391
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^If it was a ploy to get me to read a few comics it worked I finished volume 1 and 2 yesterday. Now I am reading an older book I picked up The Klingon Gambit. So far it is decent. Anyone remember this one?
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Old November 24 2012, 07:12 PM   #1392
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Currently reading Wolverine: Road of Bones by David Mack.
Finished that one yesterday. Now I'm reading Infinite Crisis by Greg Cox.
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Old November 24 2012, 07:15 PM   #1393
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Currently reading Wolverine: Road of Bones by David Mack.
Finished that one yesterday. Now I'm reading Infinite Crisis by Greg Cox.
Hope you like it!
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Old November 24 2012, 11:56 PM   #1394
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I've been reading some of the older Tng novels I just finished reading Imzadi by Peter David,Exiles by Howard Weinstein and Gemworld book 1 By John Vornholt.I'm reading Gemworld book 2 right now.
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Old November 25 2012, 05:05 AM   #1395
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I finished Percy Jackson: The Titan's Curse yesterday. I'm now reading New Frontier: Excalibur: Restoration.
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