So What Are you Reading?: Generations

Discussion in 'Trek Literature' started by captcalhoun, Dec 22, 2011.

  1. BritishSeaPower

    BritishSeaPower Captain Captain

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    I finally finished Prof. Bernice Summerfield and the Gods of the Underworld. A pretty rough read, all told. Took me over two weeks to slog through it. It's a real shame as there's a few great ideas peppered in there. And a rather great "reveal" about what Underworld means in the text. But too much other stuff that gets in the way. I have Prof. Summerfield and the Squire's Crystal on deck next.

    I also listened to the latest Doctor Who: New Adventures of Bernice Summerfield set from Big Finish, which contains a great character study by Una McCormack.

    I'm about a third of a way through Star Trek: The More Things Change. Pretty good so far but some of the dialogue is a bit stiff - even for Spock. Glad to get a Chapel-centric story. I always wish she got to do more in the series.
     
  2. Starscape

    Starscape Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    I sped through most of Peaceable Kingdoms, I'm glad to get to the end of The Fall. It was all rather dour. :sigh:


    For a change of pace I've moved onto John Buchan's Salute to Adventurers. :)
     
  3. Reanok

    Reanok Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    I finally got my Star Trek Vanguard book 4 Open Secrets in the mail. I've read 6 chapters of this book. I really like this series alot. I've been wanting to find out what happens after that cliffhanger ending in Summon the Thunder.:techman:
     
  4. C. Cole-Chakotay

    C. Cole-Chakotay Commodore Commodore

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    Four (Divergent) came today. I can't decide if I want to break into The Fiery Heart to read it or not. :)
     
  5. JD

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    Is that the collection of Four stories? I just read Divergent about a month ago, and I was curious about those. Where would you say it's best to read those during the series?
    Thanks.
     
  6. John Clark

    John Clark Commodore Commodore

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    Picked up the new Stargate Atlantis novel, Unascended.
     
  7. Sto-Vo-Kory

    Sto-Vo-Kory Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    Thanks for mentioning this. I wasn't aware it had been released.
     
  8. John Clark

    John Clark Commodore Commodore

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    They do seem to pop up without much notice. I looked at the Stargate novel site last month and they didn't mention it was being released. I just happened to notice it on Amazon the other day. (There's also a SG1 novel that's recently come out too)
     
  9. Paris

    Paris Commodore Commodore

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    Just curious...Are those books post-series, or set during the original runs?
     
  10. John Clark

    John Clark Commodore Commodore

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    The new Atlantis ones (or the last 7 at least) are post-series and ongoing. (Before that - books 1-16 were during the series if I remember correctly)

    The SG1 ones have typically been planet of the week ones and vary in the timeline in the series.
     
  11. Paris

    Paris Commodore Commodore

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    Thanks for the info. I may check out some of the Atlantis books :)
     
  12. tomalak301

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    I started Book 2 of the Mission Gamma Series last week: This Grey Spirit. Still kind of riding high after Book 1 though. That was a great read.
     
  13. Paris

    Paris Commodore Commodore

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    I've just started Twilight, and loved the first chapter...but this sucker is lonnnng! I don't have a problem with long books (I'm a DRG3 fan afterall), but it's daunting. The small print is kind of getting to me...just like with the Crucible trilogy. I know i could try an ereader, but i prefer paper books. Oh well. I'll survive. Enjoy This Grey Spirit :)
     
  14. tomalak301

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    I think that's what I like about E-readers now. You can adjust your font and it makes the book easier to read. I think in paperback, Twilight was 530 (or something like that) pages. On the Ipad, it was 730, which looks longer but less daunting.
     
  15. Cap'n Crunch

    Cap'n Crunch Captain Captain

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    I finished Star Trek: The Lost Era: One Constant Star by DRG3.

    I'm now reading Fringe: The Burning Man by Christa Faust.
     
  16. Greg Cox

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    Don't worry. It speeds up after Bella figures out that Edward is a vampire . . . . :)
     
  17. Corran Horn

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    "I am the Salamander" by MJF
     
  18. voyager1

    voyager1 Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    Currently reading Twilight, like others have said the DS9 relaunch has been great.
     
  19. Greg Cox

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    The X-Files: Ruins by Kevin Anderson. I remember reading this many years and enjoying it, but, after all this time, it reads like a new book to me.
     
  20. Kertrats47

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    Just posted my review of the e-book novella The More Things Change by Scott Pearson. Enjoyed this one!

    Reading Insurgent by Veronica Roth at the moment.