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post #91 of 4501
Just started Brother Odd by Koontz.

Just finished Jim Butcher's White Knight.
post #92 of 4501
The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova. I've been reading it for a long time, since the book is long and I've had other things I've had to read. I've read about 500 of the 676 pages and it's very good.
post #93 of 4501
Just recently finished Reaper's Gale the latest Malazan book by Stephen Erikson.
post #94 of 4501
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance - Robert M. Pirsig

Originally Posted by Fallingwater View Post

I am of the opinion that paper is obsolete and inefficient, and I do all of my book reading on my trusty Palm IIIx. God, how I love technology.
I can't read off a screen, I need something tangible that I can flip around in make notes and leave them in the page. I also like collecting books- but that happens when you book-jockey for a job.
post #95 of 4501
bunch of random online novel
but my all time favor
post #96 of 4501
Finished Nightwatch last week. Starting Daywatch this week. Both by Sergei Lukyanenko, translated into English of course.
post #97 of 4501
Perfume really was a great novel. They're coming out with a movie of it soon. (Or they have come out with it already, but I hope I'm not that behind on things.)

Right now I'm reading what seems to be a collection of sleazy (and non-sleazy) romances. (But no, I didn't find it in the romance section.) It's called "Kissing in Manhattan."

It's one of those books where all the women want big strong roughed-up men to keep them safe and happy (in other words it was written by a man who has a painfully limited conception of the female psyche). But it looks interesting nonetheless.
post #98 of 4501
I just finished Stephen King's Cell for my personal reading time and the Gallagher's Catcher in the Rye as part of my English 20 novel study.

Man the ending of Cell is... interestingly awesome.
post #99 of 4501
Crime and punishment and Shankar's quantum mechanics.
post #100 of 4501

Just finished that on Friday. Very good, though I'm a big Murakami fan.

In the middle of this right now. It's incredibly slow and I feel like I'm walking through mud to get through it.
post #101 of 4501
"False Memory" by Dean Koontz. Absolutely gripping. The first 50 pages I was almost thinking the book was getting kind of monotonous, describing how a woman with a certain "craziness" thinks. Needless to say, there was so much more to it. I'm now half way into the book. The story is so horryfying, and what the characters (victims) are going through is so incredibly frustrating. I have needed to take brakes while reading this book, really heavy in a way, but excellent nonetheless.
post #102 of 4501
Iron Orchid - Stuart Woods
post #103 of 4501
Ruth Rendell - To Fear a Painted Devil
post #104 of 4501
I read a book or two per week. I wish I had the time to read more. I like to have a good mix of fiction and non-fiction.
Journey to Chernobyl: Encounters in the Radioactive Zone by Glenn Alan Cheney
It's a pretty chilling account of a visit to Kiev, Chernobyl & Pripyat in 1991, 5 years after the accident. Despite having read a number of books on the subject, the personal nature of this account really strikes a chord.
post #105 of 4501
The Mad Man - Samuel R. Delany
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