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posted on Jan, 14 2008 @ 11:02 PM
Angels and Demons - Dan Brown

I still carry around a copy of Faust daily.

posted on Jan, 15 2008 @ 09:27 AM
Reading at present:
PANDORA by Anne Rice

posted on Jan, 16 2008 @ 11:44 AM
"Thud!" by Terry Pratchett.

posted on Jan, 27 2008 @ 09:59 PM
Just finished "Tunnel in the Sky" by Heinlen

Enjoyed it, but near the end became a bit bored.

posted on Jan, 28 2008 @ 01:10 AM
Crooked Little Vein by Warren Ellis.

Fantastic book - so beautifully twisted.

Trix is my hero. It's been a while since I had a crush on a literary character...

posted on Jan, 30 2008 @ 08:10 PM
Haven't started it yet, but Plainsong by Kent Haruf. And I'm finishing up The Worst Journey In The World by Apsley Cherry-Garrard. It's the story of the 1910-1913 Terra Nova expedition to Antarctica led by Captain Robert Scott, as told by a member of the expedition himself. Wonderful book. Read it if you have the time.

posted on Jan, 31 2008 @ 11:56 AM
Mister B. Gone by Clive Barker

basically it's about a demon trapped in the book, speaking directly to you, requesting that you burn the book throughout as he tells his story.

like the concept.

posted on Jan, 31 2008 @ 12:02 PM
reply to post by worldwatcher

pretty good book. the constant "burn this book" is a riot.

wyrde, crooked little vein is one of the most twisted books I've ever read. there's another one you might like, I'll need to find it at home and get the name (if it's still there). it runs in a similarly crazy pattern.

posted on Jan, 31 2008 @ 12:23 PM
"I Don't Have Enough Faith To Be An Atheist"
By Noram Geisler & Frank Turek

The title says it all. Highly recommended to both sides of the debate. Much food for thought.

I am also reading:

"Brother Odd" by Dean Koontz

I really like this series of books about Odd Thomas but I really wish Koontz would get back to finishing the stories that began in "Fear Nothing" and continued in "Sieze The Night"; If you have not read these books, I urge to check them out. The characters of Christopher Snow and his friends are the most likeable and believable bunch that Koontz ever invented. He has stated on more than one occasion that he will finish the series; I just wish he would get on with it, already!

posted on Feb, 1 2008 @ 08:18 AM
Serpent Girl was the book I was talking about Wyrde.

posted on Feb, 2 2008 @ 10:10 AM
Eric Clapton's autobiography. It's great.

posted on Feb, 2 2008 @ 11:39 AM
I am currently reading Hell To Pay By: Simon R. Green
So far so good, it's the second one in a series, and the first one was well written.

posted on Feb, 2 2008 @ 03:39 PM
i just finished The Stand - Stephen King
strange ending, i thought
and was reading the dark tower series before that
so now i'm gunna finish that
currently reading:
Song of Susana, The Dark Tower VI - Stephen King

posted on Feb, 3 2008 @ 01:54 PM
I'm currently reading Hannibal by Thomas Harris.

posted on Feb, 4 2008 @ 03:36 PM
Just finished Ringworld Engineers and now on The Ringworld Throne.

At bit of a Larry Niven thing going on

At least the second time around and not one bit boring.

posted on Feb, 25 2008 @ 05:13 PM
House to House by David Bellavia. It's about a US army staff sergeant on his time leading a squad on the ground in Fallujah, Iraq.

It's a brutal account of house clearing operations.

posted on Feb, 25 2008 @ 05:26 PM
Tax season is upon me so I don't get much time to read these days. I've got Duma Key on the nightstand. King is perfect in short bursts. SO far it's pretty good. Slower paced than his stuff usually is but still entertaining.

The Ghost War by Alex Berenson is all queued up

posted on Feb, 25 2008 @ 07:10 PM
I'm currently about halfway through Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton: The Secret Agent Who Made the Pilgrimage to Mecca, Discovered the Kama Sutra and Brought the Arabian Nights to the West, for the second time. I read it a good 20 years ago. One of the most interesting lives ever lived.

If you've ever seen Mountains of the Moon, it was about Captain Burton's search for the source of the Nile. A good and underrated, underappreciated film, I think.

I first became aware of Burton when I read Philip Jose Farmer's sci-fi classic Riverworld series where he's a fictional character, along with Mark Twain, King John, Motzart, Tom Mix, Jack London... It's a ripper.

posted on Feb, 25 2008 @ 10:50 PM
Orbital Mechanics for Engineering Students authored by Howard Curtis 2004 Edition and Celestial Navigation, A Problem Manual authored by Walter Hadel and some L3 manuals on Raytheon Marine Radar.

posted on Feb, 26 2008 @ 06:53 AM
I'm reading several books at once at the moment...

"Wintersmith" by Terry Pratchett

"The Unfinished Nation" by Alan Brinkley
"The People's Pharmacy" by Joe and Teresa Graedon
"Leadership Secrets of Attila the Hun" by Wess Roberts

Re-reading The Bible again (currently on Mark)

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