What book are you reading right now?

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  1. Puss_in_boots

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    I go through phases where I read a whole lot of books one after the other and then I won't read a single book for like six months.

    Right now I'm in a reading phase so I was curious as to the literary habits of my fellow :sf members.

    At the moment I'm reading Dan Brown's latest thriller, Deception Point, which very much a typical Brown novel full of political machinations and conspiring baddies. I also acknowledge that Brown's novels aren't of the highest quality but I enjoy them nonetheless. I admit this of my own free will and as the holder of a master's degree in English Literature.

    So what are you guys and gals reading at the moment?
     
  2. heelfetish

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    I just finished Stephen King's Cell, The Da Vinci Code, and Two Minute Rule. I'm in between novels right now, trying to decide what to read next. :)
     
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    Just finished reading "Nineteen Minutes" by Jodi Picoult. Excellent book! Jodi Picoult has a unique style of writing that lets you see the story from all the characters perspectives and that reveals important pieces the story when you least expect them. I highly recommend this book and others she has read!
     
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    Just finished Emma by Jane Austen and am now reading Four Past Midnight By Stephen King.
    I tend to like reading just about anything but these are definitely two of my favourite writers.
     
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    Uh, I'm digging through a really dry psychology book about learning and behavior. Anyone want it next?
     
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    I dont get much chance to read a lot but the last book was by Anne Rice called The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty.....very erotic, very powerful, very sexy!!

    It was sent to me as a gift from over the pond.....by a younger sensual and erotic man...I shall treasure it forever!

    I would like to type out some of it sometime for all of ye to read....

    :)
     
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    I loved Four Past Midnight. But then again, I'm a King fan. :)
     
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    I'm loving it so far. But i am also a big King fan! Its just as well he wrote so many books because i just can't get enough of them. I love how a lot of his books are interlinked and quote each other and characters from different books. His books are ones that i find difficult to put down until i have read it all, which sadly isn't helping me get my uni work done!
     
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    Thief of Time by Terry Pratchett

    I think I polished off The Da Vinci Code in two days. He's a good storyteller, very skilled at creating suspense. I love a well-spun tale.
     
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    Allegiance - by Timothy Zahn (Yes it's a star wars book, and I love Zahn) *finished*

    Terrorism and Tyranny - James Bovard (An amazing critique of gov't power in the 'war on terror')

    The Road to Serfdom - Friedrich Hayek (Austrian economics)

    The Complete Sherlock Holmes - Sir Doyle (Do I have to explain?)
     
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    I agree completely. I've got a bunch of his books, and loved every one of them.

    The Da Vinci Code was one of the best told stories I've ever read. I couldn't put it down! I just wish I read the book before watching the movie. :ugh
     
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    Brimstone by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child. The first in a semi-series of 3.

    Their best in my opinion are Thunderhead and Riptide. Relic and Reliquary were pretty good too.
     
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    I find it hard to read a book
    and read the monitor at he same time.

    Hiker:lol
     
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    Haven't read a book in awhile! :(
    ...unless you count magazines! :ugh
    ~Bella
     
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    What kind of music do you listen to while here

    I am listening to Blueberry Hill on the Media Player, Now, George Jones don't know the song.
     
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    Just about anything...I have a gazillion files on my computer! - mainly R & R!
    Listening to Pink Floyd at the moment! :)
    ~Bella
     
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    Last (just awhile ago 2,600 I like to mix it or rather shuffle
    Now Tears on my pillow-Bob Dylan I think.

    Hiker:sf
     
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    Yeah I have around 2800 songs ... more than 8 straight days of music. I just kinda pick an album and punch play...
     
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    Listening to Bad Company now...
    ~Bella
     
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    Wait ... wasn't this thread about books?