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On 1/29/2021 at 7:02 PM, Frozenbeernuts said:

I am 85% through the second book in the Chronicles of the Black Gate series, 6 books. Very good so far. The first book didn't really hook me until after the halfway mark. The second book is excellent. It's a magic fantasy series

Finished book 2. Its about as good of a single fantasy book as there is. 

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A Little Hatred By: Joe Abercrombie

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40 minutes ago, Frozenbeernuts said:

Finished book 2. Its about as good of a single fantasy book as there is. 

I added it to the wishlist

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1 hour ago, Cdub100 said:

A Little Hatred By: Joe Abercrombie

That guys stuff is good.  He writes war/sword slaughter super good.  I did how angry his characters are.

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25 minutes ago, mmmmm...beer said:

That guys stuff is good.  He writes war/sword slaughter super good.  I did how angry his characters are.

Yeah I've read most of his stuff. 

The blade itself audible is amazing.

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On 1/29/2021 at 11:32 PM, Cdub100 said:

I've listened to all the expedition force on audible and they are a fun listen.

I also recommend we are legion we are bob

Just did expedition force...seems another like the Posleen war by John Ringo

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Doing some re reads of books I read back in the 90’s 
 

Just finished Spencerville by Nelson DeMille.  
 

Currently reading The Bonfire of The Vanities by Tom Wolfe. 
 

Next up is The World According to Garp by John Irving

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7 hours ago, Cdub100 said:

I added it to the wishlist

The first book is available through audible for free. The narrator is pretty good. The second book is 1.99. I typically read but I have been using audible more for the long drives I have

 

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The Ardennes

The Battle Of The Bulge

By Hugh Cole

 

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15 minutes ago, Frozenbeernuts said:

The first book is available through audible for free. The narrator is pretty good. The second book is 1.99. I typically read but I have been using audible more for the long drives I have

 

I see book 0.5 is free. Is that the one you're talking abour?

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3 minutes ago, Cdub100 said:

I see book 0.5 is free. Is that the one you're talking abour?

Book 1 Path of Flames is free on audible. Books 2 and 3 are $1.99

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1 minute ago, Frozenbeernuts said:

Book 1 Path of Flames is free on audible. Books 2 and 3 are $1.99

Regular price: $29.95

Member price: $16.99 or 1 credit

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5 hours ago, Cloaca du jour said:

Just did expedition force...seems another like the Posleen war by John Ringo

Starting with March Upcountry?  Fricking awesome series.

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On 1/29/2021 at 8:09 PM, mmmmm...beer said:

What'd you think?

On book 5 now.  The story is pretty good so far.

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On 2/3/2021 at 7:30 AM, Kanil said:

On book 5 now.  The story is pretty good so far.

Finished book 5.  It feels like we are in for a 15 book series with the pace is going but it's been great so far.

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Bone lord...just finished 5 books...kinda like litrpgporn.  Dante King is author...free on unlimited. Funny modern dialog and insults.. Good easy read...no wasted words..no descriptions of landscapes and skies etc...just action to action...good stuff...with threesomes and facials..

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On 2/6/2021 at 9:59 AM, Kanil said:

Finished book 5.  It feels like we are in for a 15 book series with the pace is going but it's been great so far.

Yeah this is gonna be an epic for sure.  He's slow rolling it... but I actually don't mind too much in this case.  The zero to Godhood in 3 books template  leaves something to be desired.

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Reading "creation mage" by Dante King..Evidently alot like Bone Lord...A creation mage is basically a sex mage...4 chapters in...just got to "Hogwarts" to learn he is a mage...etc.  has a sorting Bong instead of Hat.  Kinda funny modern references so far.  

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On 1/3/2021 at 6:40 PM, Mike Isles said:

I started One last night 

Ready Player One. 
 

I couldn’t get into it when I started it and gave up on it. Then last week I was bored gave it another chance. Just finished it. Totally out of my reading style but was a very good book. Probably what kept my interest was 80’s references that was my youth. 

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Just started Mountain Man book 6

If you're into zombies the Mountain man series is a fun read.

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Just finished The Farseer Trilogy and am 1 book into The Fitz and The Fool Trilogy (seqyal trilogy).  Very well done fantasy books.  Highly recommend.

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The Wire: All The Pieces Matter, by Jonathan Abrams

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'The Reckoning' by David Halberstam.  It's basically about the history of the auto industry in American and Japan - focused on Ford and Nissan - but with a lot of tangential historical asides about oil, Japanese reconstruction, etc.  Fascinating stuff.  In the hands of a lesser writer it could be pretty dry stuff but Halberstam makes it a page-turner.  The only thing I'd read of his prior to this was 'The Education of a Coach'.  Now I'm thinking I need to read a lot more of his books.  

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Cradle book 9: Bloodline comes out April 6th. Will Wight said he was taking 3 months off. He wrote this one pretty quickly

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I know you people read different stuff that I am not into but I just finished Later by Stephen King. 
Good quick read. 

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On 12/22/2020 at 11:31 PM, Cdub100 said:

Rhythm of War Book 4 of the Stormlight Archives.

I want to start this... but it's slated for ten books and doesn't appear it will be finished for a couple of decades. 

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On 1/31/2021 at 6:36 PM, JustinCharge said:

 

Lilith always turned me on.  

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6 hours ago, titans&bucs&bearsohmy! said:

I want to start this... but it's slated for ten books and doesn't appear it will be finished for a couple of decades. 

Yeah it's going to be a while. The nice thing is sanderson writes fast.

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I posted this in the "Sober" thread, and said I'd repost here:

For the drinkers here, I am currently reading the book "The Lost Weekend" by Charles Jackson which I highly recommend.

https://www.amazon.com/Lost-Weekend-Charles-Jackson/dp/0307948714/ref=sr_1_1?crid=YWXM5TUQ1N9F&dchild=1&keywords=the+lost+weekend+charles+jackson&qid=1617288713&sprefix=the+lost+weekend%2Caps%2C235&sr=8-1

My drinking patterns are different than the character's, but some of the other similarities are chillingly accurate, certainly back when I drank a lot more than today.

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The classic tale of one man’s struggle with alcoholism, this revolutionary novel remains Charles Jackson’s best-known book—a daring autobiographical work that paved the way for contemporary addiction literature.

It is 1936, and on the East Side of Manhattan, a would-be writer named Don Birnam decides to have a drink. And then another, and then another, until he’s in the midst of what becomes a five-day binge. The Lost Weekend moves with unstoppable speed, propelled by a heartbreaking but unflinching truth. It catapulted Charles Jackson to fame, and endures as an acute study of the ravages of alcoholism, as well as an unforgettable parable of the condition of the modern man.

 

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9 hours ago, jerryskids said:

I posted this in the "Sober" thread, and said I'd repost here:

For the drinkers here, I am currently reading the book "The Lost Weekend" by Charles Jackson which I highly recommend.

https://www.amazon.com/Lost-Weekend-Charles-Jackson/dp/0307948714/ref=sr_1_1?crid=YWXM5TUQ1N9F&dchild=1&keywords=the+lost+weekend+charles+jackson&qid=1617288713&sprefix=the+lost+weekend%2Caps%2C235&sr=8-1

My drinking patterns are different than the character's, but some of the other similarities are chillingly accurate, certainly back when I drank a lot more than today.

 

This sounds awesome. I have hit a reading wall right now. My backlog is too big.

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On 3/27/2021 at 11:57 PM, Frozenbeernuts said:

Cradle book 9: Bloodline comes out April 6th. Will Wight said he was taking 3 months off. He wrote this one pretty quickly

Out and I have it loaded up on my Kindle... Wish I could remember wtf is going on.  Sorta wish he'd give us a snapshot of "series to date".

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6 hours ago, mmmmm...beer said:

Out and I have it loaded up on my Kindle... Wish I could remember wtf is going on.  Sorta wish he'd give us a snapshot of "series to date".

i was debating rereading the last book before i started

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7 hours ago, Frozenbeernuts said:

i was debating rereading the last book before i started

You know man I really think I should. I hate forgetting half the subplots.

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