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i just finished Chris Jericho's Undisputed. Looking for something next

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Paul Ferson

I started Never Look Away, by Linwood Barclay, on the 27th. I finished it on the 28th because I just sat and read for ages. It's a very good novel and it's my first experience with the work of Linwood Barclay. I'm extremely impressed with what I have read. Since then I bought The Setup, by Felix Riley. It was ?3.96 in Asda, and I was torn between it and Ken Bruen's Blitz. My idea is that I'll buy Bruen's book at some other time, as Felix Riley's book was longer. I'm assuming I'm going to get more for my money. I enjoy thriller novels, and from what I've heard I've bought a good thriller. I'll give some opinions on it once I have it finished.

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Finished 2nd book, moving on to the third ;)

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Dark_ph0enix

Finally [after owning it for over a year] read The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo - I was more impressed than I thought I'd be. Definitely gonna check out the rest of the books in the series [and the films, before Finchers' remake is released]

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Finally [after owning it for over a year] read The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo - I was more impressed than I thought I'd be. Definitely gonna check out the rest of the books in the series [and the films, before Finchers' remake is released]

I really like the whole trilogy, movies (imho) are bad, watched the first one and got halfway through the 2nd one and never came back, I really hope Finchers versions are going to be better.

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MrA

I just bought this and read the first three books so far:

- Hell Screen, by Ryunosuke Akutagawa

- Dear Illusion, by Kingsley Amis

- Some Of Us Had Been Threatening Our Friend Colby, by Donald Barthelme

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nabz0r

I finished reading The Pianist 3 days ago and I really like the book more than the movie.

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Fred Derf

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Now that book I didn't know about it. I had also read the last Sanderson book you posted (along with his Wheel of Time contributions).

My kid has started reading Elantris.

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Flawed

Michel Faber's The Crimson Petal And The White. Very well written.

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Mathachew

Now that book I didn't know about it. I had also read the last Sanderson book you posted (along with his Wheel of Time contributions).

My kid has started reading Elantris.

The Way of Kings is almost as good as his Mistborn trilogy. I'm going to finish TWoK today, but having read all of Sanderon's work (sans the WoT books), it's definitely my second favorite. Better than Elantris and Warbreaker, which I also very much enjoyed. His Alcatraz series is really fun to read and even has a nice story to boot.

It's bittersweet, not having anymore Sanderson material to read until November, when standalone The Alloy of Law comes out.

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I finished The Set-Up, and also finished Duncan Falconer's Mercenary. The Set-Up became really, really interesting quite early, and I definitely would highly rate it. Mercenary was quite a short novel, at 295 pages, but it was well paced to suit the number of pages. Points in the book felt a little weak but all in all, it was well paced and appealing. According to the Amazon reviews I could find, the book is not one of Falconer's best, but it's definitely worth a read at the same time. From that book I'm not sure if I'd put him at the same level as Andy McNab when it comes to writing that genre of book - he's definitely suitable for the role though.

Thanks to Amazon I've found another book I want to check out: Red Star Rising. I suppose that comes from the fact I've started into Alex Dryden's Red to Black. So far, it seems like an intriguing plot - I find the Soviet Union and the Third Reich as the two most interesting fields of recent history, so I'd happily read anything relating to either of the two. It seems that Red to Black could be quite confusing with how it's written (as I write this I'm on page 37), but I'm assuming it'll all be pulled together further into the plot.

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Fred Derf

The Way of Kings is almost as good as his Mistborn trilogy. I'm going to finish TWoK today, but having read all of Sanderon's work (sans the WoT books), it's definitely my second favorite. Better than Elantris and Warbreaker, which I also very much enjoyed. His Alcatraz series is really fun to read and even has a nice story to boot.

It's bittersweet, not having anymore Sanderson material to read until November, when standalone The Alloy of Law comes out.

Ah, I haven't read the Mistborn stuff either.

The good news is that my local library has them (I just did a quick online search).

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Fred Derf

Okay, I requested the first Mistborn book and hopefully that comes in around the same time that I finish my current Terry Pratchett books. I just finished Pyramids, I'm currently reading Men at Arms (which seems strangely familiar so I may have read it years ago) and then Soul Music.

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Mathachew

Okay, I requested the first Mistborn book and hopefully that comes in around the same time that I finish my current Terry Pratchett books. I just finished Pyramids, I'm currently reading Men at Arms (which seems strangely familiar so I may have read it years ago) and then Soul Music.

You, my friend, are in for a grand treat!

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Mathachew

Finished this yesterday:

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Nearly done with its sequel:

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satukoro

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

I plan on getting a nook color and throwing honeycomb on it so that I can finish reading the discworld series.

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Mathachew

And now the conclusion of the John Cleaver trilogy, which I've quite enjoyed:

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Just moved on to this:

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Which is part of this set:

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Zodiarck

The desert Spear - > Peter V. Brett

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Geoffrey B.

Just got John Scalzi's Newest Book FUZZY NATION

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Paul Ferson

Alamein, by Iain Gale. It hasn't got the best reviews over on Goodreads, because apparently it's exceedingly gory. So far I haven't noticed anything excessively brutal about it, and the battle it takes place in caught my eye. As the title would suggest it's to do with the battle for El Alamein in the African theater of World War II.

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Mathachew

Given that I haven't enjoyed a Dekker book in a while, I was hesitant to check this out, but here goes...

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DanManIt

I'm juggling way too many books right now

Booky Wook 2 (Loved the first one, about 50 pages in and enjoying this one too)

A Visit From The Goon Squad (Hasn't really hooked me, but I'm going to keep going since everyone seems to love it)

For Whom The Bell Tolls (Re-reading, my favorite book)

Also have these waiting:

Blink

Pour Your Heart Into It (Have read probably 20 pages so far and it looks really interesting)

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