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« on: December 28, 2012, 12:02:36 AM »

Previous threads:

Books read in 2009.
Books read in 2010.
Books read in 2011.
Books read in 2012.


My Stuff:

Completed:

Magician: Apprentice. Book One of the Riftwar Saga - 4/5
The Supernaturalists - 3/5
A Study in Scarlet - 5/5
Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and bin Laden from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001  - 5/5
The Eternity Code: 5/5
Sherman's March: 4/5
Lost Rights the Misadventures of a stolen American Relic: 4/5
Catch 22: 3/5
Dungeon Crawlin Fools: 5/5
Start of Darkness: 5/5
On the origin of PCs: 4/5
War and XPs: 5/5
No Cure for the Paladin Blues: 5/5
Don't Split the Party: 5/5




Currently Reading:

John Dies at the End
The Meaning of Marriage: Facing the Complexities of Commitment with the Wisdom of God


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« Reply #1 on: December 28, 2012, 01:13:10 AM »

You're not allowed to make the new thread with still a couple of days left in 2012! Very poor form! :p
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« Reply #2 on: December 28, 2012, 01:47:20 AM »

Quote from: Canuck on December 28, 2012, 01:13:10 AM

You're not allowed to make the new thread with still a couple of days left in 2012! Very poor form! :p

The books I'm reading now will not be finished in 2012. So there!
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    « Reply #4 on: December 28, 2012, 06:23:16 AM »

    Trying to finish up book 4 of ASoFaI, but it's slow going with all these games. 
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    « Reply #5 on: December 31, 2012, 12:42:52 AM »

    My reading accomplishments for 2012...15 novels over 12 months, with hopes to expand the types of books I read and increase the number I complete in 2013 icon_cool


    Finished

    The Ghost in the Wires - Kevin Mitnick - January 14
    The Zombie Wilson Diaries - Timothy Long (aka GT's own Crusis) - February 26
    The Eye of the World (The Wheel of Time - Book One) - Robert Jordan - April 28
    American Gods - Neil Gaiman - June 3
    Ender's Game - Orson Scott Card - June 18
    The Great Hunt (The Wheel of Time - Book Two) - Robert Jordan - July 20
    The Dragon Reborn (The Wheel of Time - Book Three) - Robert Jordan - August 12
    The Shadow Rising (The Wheel of Time - Book Four) - Robert Jordan - September 14
    The Fires of Heaven (The Wheel of Time - Book Five) - Robert Jordan - October 20
    My Appetite for Destruction - Steven Adler - October 31
    Lord of Chaos (The Wheel of Time - Book Six) - Robert Jordan - December 26


    In Progress

    A Crown of Swords (The Wheel of Time - Book Seven) - Robert Jordan
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    « Reply #6 on: January 03, 2013, 04:56:19 AM »

    1. Kicking & Dreaming: A Story of Heart, Soul, and Rock & Roll by Charles R. Cross (book)
    2. Desert Places by Blake Crouch (Kindle)
    3. Phantoms by Jo Nesbo (Kindle)
    4. Ratlines by Stuart Neville (k)
    5. Abandon by Blake Crouch (k)
    6. The Last Child by John Hart (k)
    7. The King of Lies by John Hart (k)
    8. Down River by John Hart (k)
    9. Iron House by John Hart (k)
    10. Horns by Joe Hill
    11. Extinction Machine by Jonathan Mayberry
    12. Bad Glass by Richard F. Gropp
    13. We the Animals by Justin Torres
    14. City of the Sun by David Levien
    15. Where the Dead Lay by David Levien
    16. 13 Million Dollar Pop by David Levien
    17. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
    18. Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn
    19. Dark Places by Gillian Flynn
    20. Cold Granite by Stuart MacBride
    21. Flashback by Dan Simmons (DNF)
    22. Dying Light by Stuart McBride
    23. Two Graves by Preston & Child
    24. Broken Skin by Stuart MacBride
    25. Flesh House by Stuart MacBride

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    A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin
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    « Reply #7 on: January 04, 2013, 09:37:29 AM »

    Books Finished
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    The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson
    Under The Dome by Stephen King
    Pushing Ice by Alistair Reynolds
    Sandstorm by James Rollins
    Theft of Swords by Michael J. Sullivan
    Split Second by David Baldacci


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    The Courts of Chaos by Roger Zelazny
    The Gathering Storm by Robert Jordan & Brandon Sanderson
    First Counsel by Brad Meltzer
    Rise of Empire by Michael J. Sullivan
    The Map of The Sky by Felix J. Palma
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    « Reply #8 on: January 04, 2013, 12:36:58 PM »

    Quote from: ATB on December 28, 2012, 01:47:20 AM

    Quote from: Canuck on December 28, 2012, 01:13:10 AM

    You're not allowed to make the new thread with still a couple of days left in 2012! Very poor form! :p

    The books I'm reading now will not be finished in 2012. So there!

    If thats the criteria, I know a few people who could have started the thread back in August.  icon_razz
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    « Reply #9 on: January 04, 2013, 01:03:01 PM »

    Quote from: rshetts2 on January 04, 2013, 12:36:58 PM

    Quote from: ATB on December 28, 2012, 01:47:20 AM

    Quote from: Canuck on December 28, 2012, 01:13:10 AM

    You're not allowed to make the new thread with still a couple of days left in 2012! Very poor form! :p

    The books I'm reading now will not be finished in 2012. So there!

    If thats the criteria, I know a few people who could have started the thread back in August.  icon_razz

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    « Reply #10 on: January 14, 2013, 01:15:40 AM »

    Quote from: Caine on December 28, 2012, 06:23:16 AM

    Trying to finish up book 4 of ASoFaI, but it's slow going with all these games. 
    Finished up book 4 and it's a bit of a drag until the last quarter or so.  really sets up some good conflicts for book 5.  taking a break to catch up on some others I have bought.

    finished up John Dies at the End.  quirky book and I left with a highly disjointed impression of the story due to taking a break (Game of Thrones, hello!), but the story was pretty interesting.  I like the genre this falls into, like Neil Gaimans work, with a hint of Pratchett thrown in as well. 

    I have to decide which to start on now.  Rise of the Governor is a good choice with the rest of The Walking Dead starting soon.  I also have Odd Thomas and Under the Dome.  and eventually Dance with Dragons
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    « Reply #11 on: January 14, 2013, 05:06:35 AM »

    Quote from: Caine on January 14, 2013, 01:15:40 AM

    Quote from: Caine on December 28, 2012, 06:23:16 AM

    Trying to finish up book 4 of ASoFaI, but it's slow going with all these games. 
    Finished up book 4 and it's a bit of a drag until the last quarter or so.  really sets up some good conflicts for book 5.  taking a break to catch up on some others I have bought.

    The trick is that the first half of Book 5 is the same timeline as Book 4, just with all the cool kids that were missing from Book 4.  You don't start moving into undiscovered timelines until halfway through.
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    « Reply #12 on: January 14, 2013, 01:20:10 PM »

    Quote from: Isgrimnur on January 14, 2013, 05:06:35 AM

    Quote from: Caine on January 14, 2013, 01:15:40 AM

    Quote from: Caine on December 28, 2012, 06:23:16 AM

    Trying to finish up book 4 of ASoFaI, but it's slow going with all these games. 
    Finished up book 4 and it's a bit of a drag until the last quarter or so.  really sets up some good conflicts for book 5.  taking a break to catch up on some others I have bought.

    The trick is that the first half of Book 5 is the same timeline as Book 4, just with all the cool kids that were missing from Book 4.  You don't start moving into undiscovered timelines until halfway through.

    Which is precisely why the first 3/4 of the book is particularly dull.
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    « Reply #13 on: January 14, 2013, 05:11:11 PM »

    Sports from Hell: My Search for the World's Dumbest Competition by Rick Reilly

    Getting things off to a deep and thoughtful start this year.

    The book covered a wide variety of stuff from beer pong to Jarts and chess boxing.  There were some truly entertaining parts that had me laughing out loud, which is no mean feat for a book. 

    I managed to pick it up for $2 at the local Half Price Books, so I'd say I definitely got my money's worth out of it.  If you enjoy Reilly's writing, I recommend it.
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    « Reply #14 on: January 22, 2013, 05:12:39 AM »

    Why Air Forces Fail: The Anatomy of Defeat Edited by Robin Higham, Stephen J. Harris

    This is a collection of essays by historians about the failure of various air forces over the 20th century.  While the highlights that most people know about from the major players in WWII, it also covers some of the lesser known failures from the Second World War.  For modern times, it covers the Argentines in the Falklands and the Arab Air Forces. 

    It was a much deeper treatise than most light histories, and a good addition to the library.  It has plenty of depth in terms of recommended reading and deeper investigations into the organizations listed.
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    « Reply #15 on: January 27, 2013, 06:58:45 AM »

    Daring Young Men: The Heroism and Triumph of The Berlin Airlift-June 1948-May 1949

    An excellent view of the Airlift, the powers behind it, and the people that flew it and benefited from it. 

    One of the interesting things that I gleaned from it was that East Berlin was industrially dependent on West Berlin for materials to keep their factories running.  Stalin had been led to believe that East Germany and East Berlin were self sufficient, and would suffer no ill effects from their blockade.  While the impacts to West Berlin were far and away the worst, The Russians were in no position to keep East Berlin functioning during the counter blockade imposed by the Allies.
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    « Reply #16 on: February 06, 2013, 05:25:05 PM »

    Military Intelligence: A Picture History by John Patrick Finnegan

    This is published by the History Office of the US Army Intelligence and Security Command.  As such, it goes into a fair detail about the structure, organization, and location of the headquarters of the Army MI groups throughout the years.

    I doubt many people that are non-military aficionados would care to read through it.  It's under 200 pages, and, of course, full of pictures, but can be kind of dry.  
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    « Reply #17 on: February 07, 2013, 02:24:28 AM »

    ok.  time to catch up.

    Finished Apocalypse Z: The Beginning of the End
    Loureiro, Manel


    in the same sub-genre of Day by Day Armageddon.  First-person journal style story telling.  Like all good apoc fiction, the characters you meet are what keep the story interesting.  He did a pretty good job with the main character and some of the side characters as well.  He's not a soldier but he's a good survivor.  I liked the early stages of the outbreak as I like seeing how different authors forecast the fall of civilization.  Sadly, this is a translation from Spanish, and the other 2 books are un translated at this point. 


    The Walking Dead: Rise of the Governor
    Robert Kirkman

    You get a good perspective on the Governor's mental state and get a nice look at early outbreak days in the TWD lore.  Not the highest quality writing tbh, but it's adequate.  I think this would have made a better graphic novel as I think it's more Kirkman's strength.  Recommended for fans of the graphic novels or the show.  Not so much for general zombie fiction. 

    Beyond the Barriers
    Long, Timothy W.

    While the main character is a bit overpowered at times, he's likable and well written.  I like the different spin on the zombies and the focus on group survival.  It has some shocking moments which keeps each setpiece from becoming predictable.  Recommend for fans of the genre. 

    continuing with the post apoc fiction, I am reading this now:
    Second Shift - Order
    Howey, Hugh

    Book 6 was something of a setback after the highlight of books 4 and 5, but it sets up the sequel in a way necessary for the scope of the book.  Haven't finished yet, but it's nice to see a few different takes on the world in the Silos and how certain characters live through it all.  The Wool series paints a picture of the apocalypse unlike any I have read. (although parallels can surely be found in other novels)
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    « Reply #18 on: February 15, 2013, 11:14:33 PM »

    Babylon Confidential: A Memoir of Love, Sex, and Addiction by Claudia Christian

    It's a quick hitter of an autobiography that chronicles her life, moving in circles with the big names of Hollywood, but also serves as a story of her alcoholism and redemption through the Sinclair method.
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    « Reply #19 on: February 19, 2013, 06:26:04 AM »

    American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History by Chris Kyle
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    « Reply #20 on: March 10, 2013, 02:43:16 AM »

    The American Black Chamber by Herbert O. Yardley

    This is a first-hand account of the codebreakers that were part of the government from 1919-1929  before its destruction at the hands of Secretary of State Henry L. Stimson ("Gentlemen do not read each other's mail."), and the setting up of the organization

    It covers the gamut from secret ink, ciphers, and codes over the years covering wartime espionage and diplomatic cables.Parts of it can be rather dry, as he quotes extensively at times from these diplomatic cables, but it is still an excellent read into the history of codes and codebreaking, more in depth than the stuff most of us toyed with as children.
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    « Reply #21 on: March 21, 2013, 04:12:12 PM »

    The Intelligence Wars: Lessons from Baghdad by Steven K. O'Hern

    Serving in Iraq, O'Hern was the director of the Strategic Counterintelligence Directorate in Baghdad in 2005.

    His book covers the specifics of what, to me, has become the same old story: political storytelling trumps facts on the ground, the armed forces prefer technology to actual human intelligence gathering, and information sharing between different groups is more the exception than the rule. 

    I did learn a few things from the book such as details about the arms, equipment and training coming out of Iran to impact the war zone.  But for someone that's read a lot about military history in a post WWII environment, there's not much new here.  The conclusions, appear to be sound, but the environment isn't going to change without a strong shift in the leadership.
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    « Reply #22 on: April 10, 2013, 02:05:45 AM »

    I just finished Wool by Hugh Howie. 

    Wow, excellent book! 

    Not sure what to read next.
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    « Reply #24 on: April 11, 2013, 02:50:42 AM »

    The Lying Stones of Marrakech: Penultimate Reflections in Natural History by Stephen Jay Gould

    Saw it at the library on a walkthrough and picked it out.  Not being the strongest in the finer points of natural history, some of it was punching a bit above my weight in the subject, but I enjoyed stretching a little bit.  As you would expect, it's chock full of Darwin references, but also covers a wide variety of historical figures to boot,

    One thing I find interesting that I probably need to explore more is the history of science.  How did we get to where we are now before all of the scientific discoveries required university or corporate labs to find?

    For now, I've got a bunch more history books on deck.  On to learning about the rise of Germany as a world power.
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    « Reply #25 on: May 07, 2013, 02:04:28 PM »

    I know there are a few Joe Ledger fans here, and I'm surprised to see no mention of Jonathan Maberry's newest addition to the series Extinction Machine.  It was released at the end of March and I have a copy sitting on the kitchen bar at home, but I first need to make it through finals before I take the full plunge.  My wife already tore through it and I can't wait to spend the first few days of my summer "vacation" relaxing by the pool with Ledger's next mission.  drool
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    « Reply #26 on: May 11, 2013, 01:16:49 AM »

    ]I recently finished Lions of Lucern by Brad Thor and thought it was excellent.

    Now I'm reading "The Fifth Wave" Rick  Yancey.

    Pete,
    Thanks for the heads up on the new Ledger novel.  I had no idea.
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    « Reply #27 on: May 30, 2013, 10:37:01 PM »

    A Helmet for my Pillow:

    "I stood among the heaps of [Japanese]dead. They lay crumpled, useless, defunct. The vital force was fled. A bullet or a mortar fragment had torn a hole in these frail vessels and the substance had leaked out. The mystery of the universe had once inhabited these lolling lumps, had given each an identity, a way of walking, perhaps a special habit of address or a way with words or a knack of putting color on canvas. They had been so different, then. Now they were nothing, heaps of nothing."

    Just a brilliant autobiography about WWII.
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    Pete,
    Thanks for the heads up on the new Ledger novel.  I had no idea.

    Finished Extinction Machine while traveling to Costa Rica and Nicaragua.  The dialogue, character interactions, and emotional impact all continue to meet and often exceed all expectations associated with the series, but I wasn't quite as enamored with the overall story arc.  That isn't to say I didn't enjoy the story, but it falls a little short of the bar set by Assassin's Code.  Still another great entry in the Joe Ledger series.
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    « Reply #29 on: June 14, 2013, 08:23:10 PM »

    I'm just under halfway through it Pete and like it a lot so far.

    I finished Lions of Lucerne by Brad Thor prior to starting Extinction Machine,  and loved it.

    I also finished Little Brother by Cory Doctoro and enjoyed it quite a bit as well.   It was a pretty timely read given the rampant privacy intrusions in the news.

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    « Reply #30 on: June 24, 2013, 11:54:46 PM »

    Just finished Extinction Machine by Maberry and thoroughly enjoyed it.  It definitely wasn't my favorite Joe Ledger novel, but typical Ledger and I can't get enough of that!   Not sure what to read Next.  I'm kind of interested in reading a book about Vikings as I just finished season 1 of the History channel show which absolutely rocked.
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    « Reply #31 on: June 26, 2013, 07:12:21 PM »

    Back in the saddle...

    Sacred Secrets: How Soviet Intelligence Operations Changed American History

    Wow, was this country lousy with Soviet agents during the period during the 30s-50s. 

    A major focus of the book is the Venona project of decrypted Soviet cables.  Included in the book are examinations of the actions of Oppenheimer, the Rosenbergs, and even why Einstein wasn't permitted full clearance into the Manhattan Project.  It also explores the weaknesses of political figures and the US agencies in their inability or unwillingness to act against their own employees when receiving reports of internal espionage, and how that likely made the Red Scare of the 50s even worse and made it so politicized.

    All in all, an excellent read and one that definitely made the postwar period a bit more interesting than it was when covered in HS.
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    « Reply #32 on: June 26, 2013, 07:26:07 PM »

    Finished Two Graves, the most recent entry in the Pendergast series by Preston and Child.  I'm sorry to say that the series has grown a little stale for me.  I wanted to see how the "Helen/Der Bund" trilogy would conclude, but I felt like I was reading more out of obligation than enjoyment.

    As I'm about to take a weekend trip to a lake in the mountains to escape the heat (expected to hit 117F this weekend, but temps in the "high country" will be around 90F during the day, 60F overnight), I'm going to need something to read and am currently without a backlog.  While browsing at the local library, I stumbled upon a series I had not yet heard of by an author named Jeremy Robinson.  It's called the "Chess Team" series and involves an anti-terrorism special forces unit along similar lines to James Rollins' Sigma Series and Maberry's Joe Ledger series.  The cover lists praise from Rollins himself, and the storyline resembles two of my favorite series (Sigma and Joe Ledger), so I'm going to give it a shot.  The first book is Pulse and it is followed by Instinct.  I grabbed both in case they're quick reads.  We'll see if my discovery was dumb luck or a Rollins/Maberry rip-off.
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    « Reply #33 on: June 30, 2013, 12:40:49 AM »

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    « Reply #34 on: July 12, 2013, 07:56:00 PM »

    Finished Pulse by Jeremy Robinson and was surprised at just how much I enjoyed it.  Already almost finished with the 2nd book in the series, Instinct, and plan to blow through any others I can find as well.  If you enjoy the Joe Ledger and/or Sigma series, I'd recommend Robinson's Chess Team series as well.  Fun stuff.
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    « Reply #35 on: July 19, 2013, 03:35:48 AM »

    Finished Clickers 2: The Next Wave by J F Gonzalez and Brian Keene. WTF is Clickers? Why is there a sequel to a book I never heard of? And who the hell is J F Gonzalez?

    So about 8 or so years ago I heard about this cult horror novel Clickers. The premise seemed pretty damn fun - a bunch of giant crab like creatures attack a small town in Maine. Then something far worse comes out of the sea. The set up seems to have all the Stephen King tropes and this book is a bit of a cult horror novel. So I bought it and read it. And boy was it a huge let down. J F Gonzalez is a terrible writer. The main character wasn't that interesting or likable, a horror writer of all things, and the horror sequences were pretty poorly written on par with some of the worst made for SyFy movies.

    I finished the novel but promptly forgot about it until recently when Amazon suggested Clickers 3 as a read. Three??? He wrote a sequel to this mediocre novel, and then another one after it? That's shit crazy. And what was even crazier was the second book was getting great write ups. What is up with this shit? Well $8 later and I found out what was up with that shit.

    Clickers 2 is damn awesome. I mean I was page turning like crazy, or the ebook equivalent, and could not stop reading this thing. It starts off good with some interesting news clipping to build tension and then takes off in a full blown zombie apocalypse style novel, except with these Volkswagen Bug sized crab creatures in the place of zombies, who are just tearing the shit out of the US. I was not expecting that at all.

    Then about 65% of the way in I think J F Gonzalez stepped in and told Brian Keene he wanted to take a crack at writing his novel. Ugh. He introduced probably one of the stupidest versions of the President of the United States I've read. Just terrible. Then he wrote up what was supposed to be a rousing speech by another character that fell so flat I vocalized my displeasure. Then what drove me up the wall was all the other characters in the book were blown away by the speech. I had to stop reading at this point and take a step back and readjust my expectations.

    At this point I basically had to stop my vision of this being a Grade A blockbuster and picture another made for SyFy movie. I was then able to finish the book with those expectations in place. And it still had its moments. But man it was such a let down after being so good for so long. You could almost tell when the authors switched writing tasks as there was such a difference in quality.

    In any case I went ahead and got Clickers 3. And its pretty terrible. They had a good idea with keeping the setup for each book unique. The first Clickers was the Stephen King small town craziness. The second Clickers was zombie apocalypse. And the third Clickers is Lovecraftian in nature. But while the setup of the third book is salvageable it goes to pot quickly with terrible writing, dumb characters, and throwing unbelievable shit at you - and this is a novel with huge ass crabs running around in it so it's pretty damn unbelievable. I'm having a hard time finishing it but will eventually get there.

    There's also another Clickers novel. Clickers vs Zombies. I may wait another 8 years to tackle that one.
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    « Reply #36 on: July 19, 2013, 01:13:41 PM »

    Reading "Rubicon" by Tom Holland about the fall of the Roman Empire Republic. It is a very good read and a real page turner. Some history books can tend to bog down a bit but this is a great recounting of what happened. Highly recommended.
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    « Reply #37 on: July 19, 2013, 03:18:21 PM »

    wanted to go to near future SF and picked up Leviathan Wakes by James SA Corey, a pen name of two other writers  Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck.  It was a good read and featured a great set of characters.  the two leads are far apart in personality and clash as much as they work together.  there's a strong sense of history and political strife under the conflicts and seems as plausible as any of Ben Bova's inter-planetary works.  first of three in the setting with the other two already published.  going to pick them up at some point after I read The Last Wish by Andrzej Sapowski

    the Kindle edition had an included novel by Abraham and while it's more high fantasy, it has a ASoIaF-like approach to the world.  it's not as deep as Martin, but it does manage to keep the action and intrigue moving along. 
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    « Reply #38 on: July 24, 2013, 12:06:25 AM »

    Quote from: Canuck on July 19, 2013, 01:13:41 PM

    Reading "Rubicon" by Tom Holland about the fall of the Roman Empire Republic. It is a very good read and a real page turner. Some history books can tend to bog down a bit but this is a great recounting of what happened. Highly recommended.

    This sounds great, added it to my Goodreads list.

    Now for my update.  Since reading the last Ledger novel I've finished:

       
    The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman:  This is only my second Gaiman novel (American God's being the first) and I thoroughly enjoyed it.  It is quiet short, but I feel I got my moneys worth and it's basically a modern day fairy tale. 

    Path Of The Assassin (Scot Harvath #2) by Brad Thor:  I enjoyed this every bit as much as Lions of Lucerne.  Great series, and I'm so glad there are now 12 books total, including the latest which is a #1 at Amazon currently.

    The Last Child by John Hart:  This was excellent and I've now added all Hart's other books to my must read list. 

    Now Reading:  State of the Union by Brad Thor (Scot Harvath #3)
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    « Reply #39 on: August 02, 2013, 08:12:25 PM »

    About 70% through State of the Union and its excellent.   Not sure what i will read next, maybe the next Brad Thor, possibly Wiseman's Fear.
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