So What Are you Reading?: Generations

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

  1. Sakrysta

    Sakrysta Vice Admiral Admiral

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    Finished The Diamond of Darkhold. Nice ending to the series. Much better than the middle two books.

    Now I'm reading Stolen Innocence: really long subtitle by Elissa Wall. It's a memoir of a girl who grew up in the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints under Warren Jeffs.
     
  2. Drago-Kazov

    Drago-Kazov Fleet Captain

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    Don't read the following RC books.
     
  3. Lonemagpie

    Lonemagpie Writer Admiral

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    I finally found one of the Psych tie-ins by William Rabkin, Mind Over Magic, which captures the back-and-forth of Shawn and Gus pretty well so far... Wish they'd let others do some, so I could have a go, but it seems to be a single-author series.
     
  4. Paris

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    Just finished Dance of Dragons by GRRM, Thief of Thieves Vol.1 by Nick Spencer, and Manhattan Projects Vol.1 by Jonathan Hickman. Gonna check out Lee Bermejo's Batman: Noel next...
     
  5. Ó Méith

    Ó Méith Lieutenant Red Shirt

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    Currently rereading How Few Remain by Harry Turtledove.
     
  6. WarsTrek1993

    WarsTrek1993 Captain Captain

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    Thanks for the advice, but I've read them all already. Hahaha. I just like reading series in order again after waiting several months.

    The only ones I really didn't care for were Order 66 and 501st.
     
  7. Cap'n Crunch

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    I really enjoyed that one as well as A Mind is a Terrible Thing to Read. However, I was very disappointed in the latest one, Mind-Altering Murder. For some reason the author seemed to have lost the voice for the characters in that one; the characterizations seemed totally off to me. It seems most of the books based on USA shows are single-author series. It's kind of a shame, because I'd like more of a variety, and I'd definitely be interested in reading a Psych novel by you.

    I finished Doctor Who: Touched by an Angel. I thought it was really good and enjoyed it a lot.

    I then read the first (and so far only) volume of Warehouse 13 comics.

    I'm now reading New Frontier: Excalibur - Requiem.
     
  8. Use of Time

    Use of Time Commodore Commodore

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    Really enjoying The Lost Years by J.M. Dillard. It is based almost entirely on the big three though.
     
  9. Greg Cox

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    Read "Queen of the Black Coast" by Robert E. Howard last night.
     
  10. Paris

    Paris Commodore Commodore

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    Brian Wood is currently doing a comic book adaptation of Howard's QotBC through Dark Horse comics. He's doing it as at least 25 issues i hear. IMO, it's been quite good...if you're interested in reading a different take on the character :)
     
  11. BritishSeaPower

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    Finally finished Star Trek: TNG/X-Men: Planet X last night. I was reading it fairly quickly but with work starting back up and trying to catch up on comics - I'm months behind! - It's been a slow burn. I ended up liking it, a good bit of fun. Though, the last 1/3 of the book feels a little off - we lose any POV of the Transformed chapters for no real reason. Some odd editing mistakes, too. Archangel is said to have both metal and feather wings, which I can attribute to the book being written before Angel's wings changed, but still. And, a character is once called Lt. Wayne, then called Lt. Lee, then called Lt. Wayne! Very odd.

    I've also gotten around to reading Batman: Earth One which I thought was a lot better than Superman: Earth One, but that's not saying much. Definitely feels like it's trying to draw in the Nolan-verse Batfan, which isn't necessarily bad, but it lacks the detective aspect of Batman. Some interesting and welcome mythos changes, though.

    As well, I also read and absolutely loved Parker: The Score adapted by Darwyn Cooke. What amazing visual storytelling and a really fun heist story.

    Next up I dive into the Mirror Universe with Age of the Empress
     
  12. Fer

    Fer Commander Red Shirt

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    I definitely enjoyed Deepsix more, but I still really enjoyed the heck out of Chindi. I haven't started Omega yet (and probably won't for several months), but I can say I enjoyed this one more than The Engines of God.

    Just finished Voyager: Eternal Tide. Next up is Star Wars: Labyrinth of Evil.
     
  13. flavaflav

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    Taking a little break from Trek and reading "The Coming of Conan the Cimmerian". so far, this book is frickin awesome :D
     
  14. Greg Cox

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    Hah! I'm rereading "People of the Black Circle," which was the first CONAN story I ever read, way back when.
     
  15. nickyboy

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    Reading 3 books at the moment, which I switch between depending on my mood. Fast Food nation, The Hobbit and Boneshaker
     
  16. Romulus Prime

    Romulus Prime Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    Finished A Stitch In Time which was an excellent read and definitely my all-time favorite Trek book (no small feat). I actually "missed" reading about Garak and all the people he interacted with when I finally finished it. Will read it again in the future.

    Currently reading The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson.

    :bolian:
     
  17. Lonemagpie

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    I loved Chindi - proper sci fi, that.

    As for me- started on The Lincoln Lawyer
     
  18. Smellincoffee

    Smellincoffee Commodore Commodore

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    I recently finished No Logo, a sharp criticism of corporate brands' advertising and labor practices. It complemented Empire of Illusion nicely. Now I'm relaxing a bit with Moon Shot. Ever since the weekend that Curiosity landed (8 August), I've been reading space exploration books.
     
  19. Killie

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    I have just read Diane Carey's novel, "Final Frontier" which I loved!

    Anyone interested in my review can find it here

    I think next on my Star Trek reading list is one of the Star Trek Academy books, "Crisis at Vulcan"
     
  20. DaveR

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    I love many of Turtledove's ideas for alternate history, especially in that "universe," but his writing can drive me crazy sometimes.

    I buy his books for the concepts, never for the prose. If I like the concept, I generally like the book, even as I cringe at the many things I don't like about his style.
     

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