RSS iconTwitter iconFacebook icon

The Trek BBS title image

The Trek BBS statistics

Threads: 140,361
Posts: 5,446,226
Members: 24,968
Currently online: 484
Newest member: LaciFalor

TrekToday headlines

Kruge Bobble Head
By: T'Bonz on Oct 30

Two Trek Actors In Green Room
By: T'Bonz on Oct 30

Trek UglyDolls First Look
By: T'Bonz on Oct 29

New Star Trek Select Action Figure
By: T'Bonz on Oct 29

Trek Actors In Elsa & Fred
By: T'Bonz on Oct 29

The Red Shirt Diaries #9
By: T'Bonz on Oct 28

Greenwood Cast In Truth
By: T'Bonz on Oct 28

Cumberbatch In Talks For Strange
By: T'Bonz on Oct 28

Two New Trek Bobble Heads
By: T'Bonz on Oct 27

Meaney On Playing Historical Figure Durant
By: T'Bonz on Oct 27


Welcome! The Trek BBS is the number one place to chat about Star Trek with like-minded fans. Please login to see our full range of forums as well as the ability to send and receive private messages, track your favourite topics and of course join in the discussions.

If you are a new visitor, join us for free. If you are an existing member please login below. Note: for members who joined under our old messageboard system, please login with your display name not your login name.


Go Back   The Trek BBS > Lounges & General Chat > Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous Discussion of non-Trek topics.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old November 30 2013, 01:40 AM   #886
Professor McGonagall
Rear Admiral
 
Professor McGonagall's Avatar
 
Location: Visiting with Tora Ziyal
Re: What are you reading?

^ Hmm, by now I don't remember what the pace was like. I thought it was a better than average mystery, good enough that I plan to read the next one in the series.
Professor McGonagall is offline   Reply With Quote
Old November 30 2013, 10:18 AM   #887
I Am The Walrus
Rear Admiral
 
I Am The Walrus's Avatar
 
Location: Saga
Send a message via Windows Live Messenger to I Am The Walrus Send a message via Yahoo to I Am The Walrus
Re: What are you reading?

Tora Ziyal wrote: View Post
^ Hmm, by now I don't remember what the pace was like. I thought it was a better than average mystery, good enough that I plan to read the next one in the series.
i didn't know it was going to be a series. i read another hundred pages last night. it definitely has my attention. you know how some books you just have to suffer through? its not one of those those books.
I Am The Walrus is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 1 2013, 12:58 AM   #888
Miss Chicken
Little three legged cat with attitude
 
Miss Chicken's Avatar
 
Location: Howrah, Hobart, Tasmania
Re: What are you reading?

Today I started Un Lun Dun by China Mieville on my kindle. I reading it as part of a group read on Library Thing.

I have also started listening to The Book Thief by Markus Zusak as I want to have 'read' it before I see the movie.
Miss Chicken is online now   Reply With Quote
Old December 1 2013, 01:22 AM   #889
I Am The Walrus
Rear Admiral
 
I Am The Walrus's Avatar
 
Location: Saga
Send a message via Windows Live Messenger to I Am The Walrus Send a message via Yahoo to I Am The Walrus
Re: What are you reading?

The Book Thief is so great. its one of my favorite books ever.
I Am The Walrus is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 2 2013, 02:58 AM   #890
Miss Chicken
Little three legged cat with attitude
 
Miss Chicken's Avatar
 
Location: Howrah, Hobart, Tasmania
Re: What are you reading?

Praetor_Shinzon wrote: View Post
The Book Thief is so great. its one of my favorite books ever.
I am about a third of the way through and loving it so far.
Miss Chicken is online now   Reply With Quote
Old December 3 2013, 12:50 AM   #891
RJDementia13
Idealistic Cynic and Canon Champion
 
RJDementia13's Avatar
 
Location: RJDiogenes of Boston
Re: What are you reading?

I finally got to start in on McDevitt's Starhawk, which is about Priscilla Hutchins at the start of her career. The terraforming of a planet is possibly going to cause mass extinctions and opponents are beginning to resort to terrorism to stop it.
__________________
Please stop by my Gallery and YouTube Page for a visit. And read Trunkards! And check out my Heroes essays.
RJDementia13 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 4 2013, 08:06 PM   #892
Death of Rats
Commodore
 
Death of Rats's Avatar
 
Location: milky way, outer spiral arm, Sol 3
Re: What are you reading?

At a charity auction I bought a Highlander paperback: Scimitar (signed by the author =) ) I'm half through the book and it's not bad at all. It ties in very tightly with the series but expands the episodes by explaining the background, the previous events and how they all are connected.
__________________
SQUEAK!
(rhubarbodendron)
Death of Rats is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 4 2013, 08:48 PM   #893
SmoothieX
Vice Admiral
 
SmoothieX's Avatar
 
Location: Massachusetts
Re: What are you reading?

I picked up a couple of books here recently. The temp today with the wind chill never broke -15, so reading is a nice hobby.

I got a Star Wars novel and a murder mystery, both from authors I like.

Killing time until the series I'm really interested in involving a detective and his K9 partner prints out a new one.
SmoothieX is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 5 2013, 08:34 AM   #894
Death of Rats
Commodore
 
Death of Rats's Avatar
 
Location: milky way, outer spiral arm, Sol 3
Re: What are you reading?

-15 C or F? (both is highly unpleasant!)
The forecast says we'll get a really mean blizzard tonight. Am planning to bake cookies and then read something that fits the weather: A Christmas Carol in Prose =)
__________________
SQUEAK!
(rhubarbodendron)
Death of Rats is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 5 2013, 11:57 AM   #895
I Am The Walrus
Rear Admiral
 
I Am The Walrus's Avatar
 
Location: Saga
Send a message via Windows Live Messenger to I Am The Walrus Send a message via Yahoo to I Am The Walrus
Re: What are you reading?

The Killer Inside Me by Jim Thompson
I Am The Walrus is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 5 2013, 02:05 PM   #896
Spider
Dirty Old Man
 
Spider's Avatar
 
Location: Lost in time
Re: What are you reading?

The Story of Earth: The First 4.5 Billion Years, from Stardust to Living Planet by Robert M. Hazen

Kindle Edition

If you are interested in this sort of thing, this is an excellent read. It's not so much about man, but more on the evolution of the planet itself.
__________________
Go and have another beer, Grog Mod. - Orac Zen

spider's new motto: So many Lounge bars, so little time. - DAK

At my age you take what you can get. Or invent. - Mallory
Spider is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 5 2013, 04:52 PM   #897
Death of Rats
Commodore
 
Death of Rats's Avatar
 
Location: milky way, outer spiral arm, Sol 3
Re: What are you reading?

sounds interesting! Thanks for the tip!
__________________
SQUEAK!
(rhubarbodendron)
Death of Rats is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 6 2013, 07:53 AM   #898
I Am The Walrus
Rear Admiral
 
I Am The Walrus's Avatar
 
Location: Saga
Send a message via Windows Live Messenger to I Am The Walrus Send a message via Yahoo to I Am The Walrus
Re: What are you reading?

The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith
I Am The Walrus is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 7 2013, 09:04 AM   #899
Enterprise is Great
Rear Admiral
 
Enterprise is Great's Avatar
 
Re: What are you reading?

I'm reading the first Grimm tie in novel, The Icy Touch.
__________________
JJverse Star Trek...ROCKED on May 17, 2013 and beyond!
Enterprise is Great is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 7 2013, 11:55 AM   #900
RJDementia13
Idealistic Cynic and Canon Champion
 
RJDementia13's Avatar
 
Location: RJDiogenes of Boston
Re: What are you reading?

I finished Starhawk. I was thinking it was pretty nice. It was interesting to see Priscilla Hutchins as an inexperienced newbie, left out of the more interesting storyline in favor of her seasoned mentor. Then, suddenly, the storylines converged into quite a heartbreaking ending. McDevitt never fails to deliver a solid story.
__________________
Please stop by my Gallery and YouTube Page for a visit. And read Trunkards! And check out my Heroes essays.
RJDementia13 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
may the force be with you

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT +1. The time now is 02:05 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
FireFox 2+ or Internet Explorer 7+ highly recommended.