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Re: What are you currently reading?

Postby Pol » Feb 20 2016, 21:43

Whoa, digging this thread up.

Finished reading of "The Blinding Knife" and being very pleasantly surprised. This was refreshing, characters feel vivid and imagination works. Different words describe not so different world.

There are two more in the series awaiting. :D
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Re: What are you currently reading?

Postby Pol » Jul 17 2016, 17:48

So after finishing the Lightbringer series by Brent Weeks, I'm thrilled about fourth books of that trilogy, The Black Mirror. It seems to be very positive with it, so soon back to the world where you can draw your magic and not just literally be mired in politics. There's that positive interview with author. Regarding it's aga, Amazon confirms with scheduled publish date October 25, 2016.

All should be tied here. :D
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Re: What are you currently reading?

Postby Pol » Oct 22 2016, 12:13

Okay, 25. Oct for final book of Lightbringer series is coming soon.. :-D
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Re: What are you currently reading?

Postby gravyluvr » Oct 22 2016, 14:12

Greetings old RT Community! Long time no post.

I'm currently reading Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson.

Fun digging through some old threads as I'm playing the Tawni/Girly/Cyrca campaign and was just looking up creature stats to remind myself of my preferred chaos strategy, which I play the least. Hope everyone has been doing well in RL.
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Re: What are you currently reading?

Postby ThunderTitan » Dec 13 2016, 3:32

Nothing, because GRRM is horrible at estimating how much time he needs to finish a book.

Also, F U 2016.
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Re: What are you currently reading?

Postby Pol » Jan 11 2017, 22:11

Expectations are high, still didn't got a chance to read it.

Lightbringer #4 - The Blood Mirror, a fourth book from a trilogy. One of few which had high rating on amazon even before release date, as anyone can add rating just when placeholder is up.

Meanwhile I'm consistently looking, if it wasn't released in my region. You know, that damn license, even more rigid for e-books, whereas it's actually possible to order it on paper via amazon. And meanwhile somewhere else, they are creating conspiratorial theories about.

On reddit. :D
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Re: What are you currently reading?

Postby Pol » Oct 5 2017, 19:52

See it, we would need something like that for M&M as well... :D

There's Lightbringer series - first three books - quick recap.
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Re: What are you currently reading?

Postby Matt Davies » Dec 25 2017, 8:37

The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress by Robert A. Heinlein. I also have to find how to play clubofpassion games. Everything looks pretty simple, but I don't know how to install them on my phone. What the hell?
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Re: What are you currently reading?

Postby Danny » Dec 29 2017, 16:30

Kazuo Ishiguro - The Remains of the Day

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Re: What are you currently reading?

Postby Pol » Dec 31 2017, 13:39

Danny wrote:Kazuo Ishiguro - The Remains of the Day

And is that good?
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Re: What are you currently reading?

Postby Danny » Jan 5 2018, 15:24

Pol wrote:
Danny wrote:Kazuo Ishiguro - The Remains of the Day

And is that good?


Yes, I recommend it very much.

Kazuo Ishiguro recently won the Nobel prize, that's why I was interested to check it out and I did not regret it!

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Re: What are you currently reading?

Postby Pol » Apr 9 2018, 18:56

I read a little cute book "I Play to Live" by D. RUS (In original it's "Играть, чтобы жить"). This is a funny jewel, which can drag you in. Tech Fantasy about playing a MMORPG, which can be more real than a real world. :gking2:

Positives:
* main hero is not evil
* but he's extraordinary lucky
* re-invites (secure) smoking in MMORPG
* and being Alchemists and Dark Knight, propagating dual-class

Negatives:
* Read part one and it's short.
* Don't expect any answers like 42, but the reading is easygoing and well-thought
* Limited *** **** in Isaac Asimov's books.
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Re: What are you currently reading?

Postby jankoo » Oct 5 2018, 8:26

Long Walk to Freedom - Mandela

I started and stopped this book about 5 times since I studied abroad in South Africa, with his passing I decided it was finally time to complete it. Once you get into it, it is really a great book.

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Re: What are you currently reading?

Postby mikko » Oct 10 2018, 12:44

Currently reading "Things that Matter" by Charles Krauthammer. It is a collection of his work over the last two decades or so and covers a wide range of issues.

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Re: What are you currently reading?

Postby Panda Tar » Oct 10 2018, 14:00

I re-reading the fourth book of the Expanse Series, Cibola Burn. Have many books to read on physical form, bought the last couple of years but never touched. Seven Novels of Jules Verne, Sherlock Holmes complete works, a couple of Stephen King's novellas, Dante's Inferno. I'm very fond of fiction books, but I also got some real-deal books needing some love as well.
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