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Llama City One
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Postby Llama City One » Wed Feb 09, 2011 1:42 am

I'm still reading Captain of Rome by John Stack.
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Postby Coccygia » Wed Feb 09, 2011 1:30 pm

The Bromeliad by terry Pratchett. (I ran out of Discworld books.) Just started it. Something about 4-inch-tall humanoids called "nomes". No, it doesn't take place in Alaska.
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Postby The Corparation » Wed Feb 09, 2011 2:02 pm

Kite Runner.
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Postby KatBoo » Thu Feb 10, 2011 8:19 pm

The Corparation wrote:Kite Runner.


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Postby The Corparation » Thu Feb 10, 2011 9:28 pm

KatBoo wrote:
The Corparation wrote:Kite Runner.


I cried alot.

I didn't. As soon as the first rape hit. I knew where this was going. One of the strangest and most disgusting traditions of all time. I didn't cry. Whole thing was meh for me. I hoped there'd be more soviet-afghan war stuff.
Saddly, I had to drop the class. They wouldn't let me take two English classes like I did last semester. Stupid BS about it not being fair to the other kids. Life's not fair. Time those stupid kids learned that a diploma isn't a guaranteed thing. And I'm extremely sad on how I got in. One of my best friends from the first semester speech and debate class had to switch schools, so I got his spot. Stinks that class had some of the best Kids I've ever talked/debated with. Only twoof us were allowed to take SciFi with the same teacher this semester The rest of Us had taken 2 English classes (SciFi and Speech and debate aren't college prep),I only got back in cause I dropped my other English class, and my other friend switched schools. :(
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Postby Industrial Republics » Fri Feb 11, 2011 8:29 am

The Rising Sun: The Decline and Fall of the Japanese Empire, 1936-1945, very well written and a great insight into what was going on just before World War II and what drove the Japanese Empire to do what they did. Opened my eyes past the point of just thinking Japan was a militaristic society who just decided to attack the United States because of the embargo's.

Goes into great detail, but still easy to read, and shows every side and is a recommended read to anyone interested in the subject.

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Postby Grays Harbor » Fri Feb 11, 2011 9:36 am

Just finished Eye of the Storm by John Ringo.
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Postby Flakusorum » Fri Feb 11, 2011 10:15 am

The Iliad by Homer
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Postby Izzyshipper » Fri Feb 11, 2011 10:36 am

I'm (re)reading a lot of the Discworld books of late, whenever I get in a slump in reading I read a couple of them to get back into the swing.
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Postby Pokemonman » Fri Feb 11, 2011 9:11 pm

Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

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Postby The Corparation » Fri Feb 11, 2011 9:45 pm

Pokemonman wrote:Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins.

Those books got old fast. And the ending sucked. I won't spoil it but one of them just moves away for no good reason at all.


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Postby Ceannairceach » Fri Feb 11, 2011 9:49 pm

Behemoth by some man named Westerfeld
Its Not About The Bike by Lance Armstrong
Dune by that guy...

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Postby The Corparation » Fri Feb 11, 2011 10:06 pm

Ceannairceach wrote:Behemoth by some man named Westerfeld
Its Not About The Bike by Lance Armstrong
Dune by that guy...

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Postby Buffett and Colbert » Sat Feb 12, 2011 12:04 am

I started Arabic for Dummies, as well as the other books I'm reading.
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Postby Xarithis » Sat Feb 12, 2011 1:00 am

"Propaganda", by Edward Bernays.
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Postby Qatarab » Sat Feb 12, 2011 6:39 pm

Les Miserables by Victor Hugo...for like the 3rd time.

Im really going to have to learn french and read the original if i aim for the 4th read :P
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Postby Noders » Sat Feb 12, 2011 11:21 pm

just finished all five of Douglas Adams hitchhiker books and oh my lord im talking like a Brit
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Postby Islamic Hazarastan » Sun Feb 13, 2011 10:04 am

Reaper Man, by Terry Pratchett.
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Postby Izzyshipper » Sun Feb 13, 2011 10:07 am

Islamic Hazarastan wrote:Reaper Man, by Terry Pratchett.


oh, ditto :D
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Postby Islamic Hazarastan » Sun Feb 13, 2011 10:08 am

Izzyshipper wrote:
Islamic Hazarastan wrote:Reaper Man, by Terry Pratchett.


oh, ditto :D

Heh :lol:
I've reached the attack of the trolleys part. 's pretty good!
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Nothing is more precious than Independence and Liberty. - Ho Chi Minh
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Postby Izzyshipper » Sun Feb 13, 2011 10:09 am

Islamic Hazarastan wrote:
Izzyshipper wrote:
oh, ditto :D

Heh :lol:
I've reached the attack of the trolleys part. 's pretty good!


first time reading it?
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Postby Islamic Hazarastan » Sun Feb 13, 2011 10:11 am

Izzyshipper wrote:
Islamic Hazarastan wrote:Heh :lol:
I've reached the attack of the trolleys part. 's pretty good!


first time reading it?

Yep. Got here from reading 'Only You Can Save The World'.
That was pretty good, too!
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Who are the oppressors? The few: the King, the capitalist, and a handful of other overseers and superintendents. Who are the oppressed? The many: the nations of the earth; the valuable personages; the workers; they that make the bread that the soft-handed and idle eat. - Mark Twain

Nothing is more precious than Independence and Liberty. - Ho Chi Minh
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Postby Izzyshipper » Sun Feb 13, 2011 10:13 am

Islamic Hazarastan wrote:
Izzyshipper wrote:
first time reading it?

Yep. Got here from reading 'Only You Can Save The World'.
That was pretty good, too!


Your in for an great ending, that's all I can say.

I suggest Mort, Hogfather or Soul Music if you like more books with Death s the main character.
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Postby Islamic Hazarastan » Sun Feb 13, 2011 10:15 am

Izzyshipper wrote:
Islamic Hazarastan wrote:Yep. Got here from reading 'Only You Can Save The World'.
That was pretty good, too!


Your in for an great ending, that's all I can say.

I suggest Mort, Hogfather or Soul Music if you like more books with Death s the main character.

Death's cool. Thanks, I'll look for those :)
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Nothing is more precious than Independence and Liberty. - Ho Chi Minh
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Postby Munawarra » Sun Feb 13, 2011 1:55 pm

Brotherhood of War by W.E.B. Griffin

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