What are you reading v.we need a "literary" forum

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  1. teal

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    5/5 for the very interesting story line, oil crisis, middle east, media power, etc....

    1/5 for being so blatantly bias and one sided.

    I average it out at a 2.5.



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    I loved it, 5/5, but I could see how some people might find it slow.
     
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  3. Scott

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  4. teal

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    Great books, loved them! Worth reading before seeing the movies.
     
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    This one was very Martin-esqe. Plenty of one percenter conspiracy wrapped in a crazy candy coating....:lol:


    These one's were pretty good.

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  6. teal

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    Highly enjoyable, can be a bit tough to read at times because it's written in a Scottish slang..
     
  8. HairyAss

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    Just started "The Everything Store" last night - story of Jeff Bezos and how amazon.com came to be.
     
  9. teal

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    I'd be interested to hear if it's any good. I'm loving the book about Google, definitely interested in reading something like it in the future.
     
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    Amazing story so far.
     
  11. HairyAss

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    I'll post up when I'm through it. I've only finished Chapter 1 so far. A co-worker recommended it and said it was great, so I'm looking forward to it.

    The Google book looks interesting - I added it to my Amazon wishlist.
     
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    Just finished

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    Loved the first half of the book, a good portion of it takes place in Derry in the late 50's, with a few cameo's from "IT", which I found amusing. Last half of the book kind of drags on.



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    Movie really didn't stray to far from the book. Ending was a little different, I would say I prefer the movie (which is rare).



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    Really, really enjoying this book! Had no idea it was recently made into a movie, plan on checking it out once I finish.
     
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  13. Beaker

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    just read the new dan brown book, read some chelsea handler book while bored one day. read anchorboy by jay onrite, and mike tysons autobiography.

    dan brown, tyson and anchorboy were all amazing

    handlers book was so so.

    currently reading i wear the black hat, and money: a suicide note

    next up are The chris farley show, and dead janitors club

    anyone have any spots they download epubs for free? with a good selection?
     
  14. David Puddy

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    Just finished this one and just started this one :

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    what did you think of anchorboy?

    so funny. i listen to all their podcasts
     
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    hells angel was shitty. sonny barger telling us over and over again that the HA arent organized crime and are just a motorcycle club with a bad rap. didnt touch on ANYTHING they were involved in, kind of a waste of a read honestly.

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  19. teal

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    Just pulled this from the bowels of my son's bookshelf ~

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    Just had to read it, good old Sir Farty. :lol:
     
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    Got it for Xmas, Good for a laugh
     
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    Ransom Riggs-Hollow City
     
  24. HairyAss

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    This was a really quick and easy read - pretty entertaining. Anyone who grew up in the '80's playing video games would enjoy it. It's a bit off in that it seems more like a book for teenagers, but you'd probably miss a lot if you didn't know a lot about '80's video games and movies (and music, for that matter).
     
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    I think I'm gonna start reading the book Skinny Bitch tonight :D
     
  26. teal

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    Just over half way through and I'm really enjoying this book.

    I think the conspiracy theorists on here might enjoy this one. :lol:
     
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    Pretty good so far, I'm about 1/4 into it.
     
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    so far I'm doing a lot of laughing out louding
     
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    I forgot what a good thread this was. I have two books on the go right now, and a Steven King book waiting for me that I somehow missed, Joyland. I just spent my lunch break at the library and got lost in the books there. I got a card a couple of months ago but haven't used it yet, today was the first time I went in there and really browsed. I will definitely be making use of it once I get through my current reads!

    One of the last ones I read was Doctor Sleep, a continuation of The Shining. Really good. Also the Secret Keeper by Kate Morton, also enjoyed that one.
     
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  30. teal

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    Really great so far.
     
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    A disappointing ending to a mediocre series that had a lot of potential.
     
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    About half way in, this book fell completely flat and basically started to rip off The Walking Dead.
     
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    Fantastic book.

    It's been on my "to-read" shelf for ages, I'm so glad I finally go around to reading it!
     
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    Very interesting book! I love non-fiction that reads like fiction.
     
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    i just started the chris farley story. written by his brother with stories about him from other actors. should be awesome.
     

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