What are you reading/have read lately?

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  1. Leamonde.Halcyon
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    Leamonde.Halcyon 6x9=42

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    I've been alternating between Xanth, Discworld and the Betsy, Queen of Vampires series.

    What have you guys been reading lately? Any recommendations for someone who likes high fantasy and REAL vampire books? God I hate Twilight. My 11 year old sister is a squealing Twilight fangirl. Depressing. She won't read the books though. Only watch the movies. She wants ME to read the books for her.
     
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    gameboy13 Orange and fluffy since 1995.

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    The Fur Side.
    Various Dilbert comic book collections.
     
  3. Leamonde.Halcyon
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    Leamonde.Halcyon 6x9=42

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    I used to read those [​IMG] my mom owned a bunch of them. They got lost in our last move though...
     
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    Currently reading Titus Groan by Mervyn Peake. Good old DSLibris.
     
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  6. Leamonde.Halcyon
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    Hm. I dont think ive heard of that one
     
  7. Maverick Lunar X

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    finally catching up on some Shannara, currently the Voyage Trilogy.
     
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    Just finished "The Awakened Mage" by Karen Miller. Its part 2 of "The Innocent Mage". Good books if you like fantasy.
     
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    Currently starting on The Sword of Truth series. Going to start The Belgariad after that.
     
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    The Gormenghast Trilogy by Mervyn Peake.

    Excellent books, and I would recommend to anybody who enjoys a character driven plot and very descriptive, poetic writing.
     
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    Just finished Dara O Briain's "Tickling the English" and about to move onto Armando Iannucci's "The Audacity of Hype"
     
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    Juggling 2 Books right now.

    Tom Holt - May contain Traces of Magic
    Simon R Green - Nightingale's lament

    both urban fantasy, though nothing great so far, the first book in the nightside series by simon green was decent though.
     
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    I've been reading Myth & Knowing, and whatever the title of my Western Civilization textbook is. Yeah. T_T...

    I don't usually read for fun, though. When I'm not in school, I will read something in foreign languages (right now I'm reading Romans et conts by Voltaire), just to keep up with it
     
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    Read the following books from the Ender's Game series a few weeks back:
    Ender's Game
    Speaker for the Dead
    Xenocide
    Children of the Mind

    CotM was MINDBLOWING.
    Also, if light novels count, i am reading the translated version of the Haruhi novels.
     
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    Childhood's End by Arthur C. Clarke.

    Good Sci-Fi. [​IMG]
     
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    distorted.freque I'm getting mixed signals here!

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    Wizard of Mars was the last book I read. (Young Wizard series > Harry Potter. ;P) Currently reading the Tale-tellers by Nancy Huston.
     
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    I finished reading Percy Jackson and the Olympians Book One: The Lightning Thief recently, and am about halfway through the second book, The Sea of Monsters. I am enjoying them actually quite a bit more than the few Harry Potters that I have read.
     
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    I am still "reading" Swiss Family Robinson for my PACE.
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    I am not even near to the 20th chapter!
     
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    69 things to do with a dead princess by Stewart Home and The girl who played with fire by Steig Larsson.
     
  20. Leamonde.Halcyon
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    Great book but I couldn't read it more than once...did you know that Infinite Space DS is supposedly loosely based on/inspired by themes from Childhood's End?