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Old April 11 2013, 07:49 PM   #436
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Re: What are you reading?

I'm reading a book called ORIGIN by J Konrath. There was a discovery in 1906 in the Panama jungle, and it just woke up.
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Old April 11 2013, 08:46 PM   #437
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Been almost 2 months since I posted in here... I finished Agent to the Stars and now I'm working through A Journey to the Center of the Earth. I'm 68% through (thanks, Kindle!) and in a particularly dull part, but my insomnia seems to have returned so I should get through it soon.

Miss Chicken, the Westboro book intrigues me. I've read an autobio by a former FLDS woman (can't remember offhand what it was as I borrowed it from a coworker 3 jobs ago) and it's probably a very similar story. I'd like to read the Westboro one to compare.
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Old April 11 2013, 10:56 PM   #438
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I've finished Shadows Cast By A Billion Suns (fantabulous, though the ending was hard to take) and am now beta-reading The King's Blood for blab. Recently arrived and in the wings are Arena Man by Steve Englehart and the Steve Ditko Gorgo collection.
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Old April 11 2013, 11:43 PM   #439
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Miss Chicken, the Westboro book intrigues me. I've read an autobio by a former FLDS woman (can't remember offhand what it was as I borrowed it from a coworker 3 jobs ago) and it's probably a very similar story. I'd like to read the Westboro one to compare.
Was it Escape by Carolyn Jessup?

I plan to read at least one more book about escaping cults and it will either be "Escape" or Beyond Belief: My Secret Life Inside Scientology and My Harrowing Escape by Jenna Miscavige Hill.
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Old April 12 2013, 03:34 AM   #440
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Miss Chicken, the Westboro book intrigues me. I've read an autobio by a former FLDS woman (can't remember offhand what it was as I borrowed it from a coworker 3 jobs ago) and it's probably a very similar story. I'd like to read the Westboro one to compare.
Was it Escape by Carolyn Jessup?

I plan to read at least one more book about escaping cults and it will either be "Escape" or Beyond Belief: My Secret Life Inside Scientology and My Harrowing Escape by Jenna Miscavige Hill.
No, it was Stolen Innocence by Elissa Wall - it popped up as a suggested book when I looked at the listing for Escape. I love books about cults, now I have two more to add to my list!
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Old April 12 2013, 06:26 AM   #441
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Old April 12 2013, 08:42 AM   #442
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Just finished Existence by David Brin -- over long and I kept thinking that he was ripping off Stephen Baxter, especially the Manifold series. The ending was obvious if you'd read that.

Next up -- The Prefect and Chasm City by Alastair Reynolds.
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Old April 15 2013, 07:08 PM   #443
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I'm reading Princess of Wands by John Ringo. Its an interesting Fantasy book with a cool premise and main character. A soccer mom becomes a demon killer. The main character has a few annoyances, but overall she's interesting and so is the story.
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Old April 17 2013, 11:01 AM   #444
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haven't posted in a while either, finished "Before I go to Sleep" by SJ Watson, "The Bone Chamber" by Robin Burcell and currently reading "The Eye of the World: Book One of the "wheel of time" series.
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Old April 17 2013, 07:22 PM   #445
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Decided to start rereading the epic 1994 Trek hardcover novel Federation by Judith and Garfield Reeves-Stevens. One of the greatest Trek novels ever penned even if the 21st century details about Zefram Cochrane were rendered moot by the next theatrical film.
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Old April 18 2013, 08:51 AM   #446
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I read that years ago and remember it being excellent!
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Old April 18 2013, 03:02 PM   #447
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That's been on my to-read list for ages but I completely forgot about it! Thanks for the reminder.

I'm taking another break from Sherlock and reading The People of the Abyss by Jack London.
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Old April 18 2013, 03:52 PM   #448
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I read that years ago and remember it being excellent!
It is. One of the greatest Trek novels ever written. The last few chapters are better than entire episodes of the different live action series.
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Old April 22 2013, 10:20 PM   #449
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Reading 'The Night Circus' by Erin Morgenstern, a rather charming and entrancing novel about magicians embroiled in a game of trying to one-up each other with more and more spectacular magic tricks.
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Old April 23 2013, 01:57 PM   #450
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Tender is the Night - F. Scott Fitzgerald
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