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Postby Mbwun » Mon Sep 26, 2005 4:06 am

My reading of Wilkie Collins' The Moonstone got waylaid by a reading of Peter Benchley's Jaws that was so recommended to me. Enjoyed it, but wasn't as blown away by the sex scene as some others here so obviously were.

Am currently reading Wallace Breem's Eagle in the Snow. Picked it up off the discount shelf, looked so good that I started reading it right away, and HOLY CRAP is it ever good!!!

The Moonstone is on deck to be read next.

Oh, but last night I read a short story by a regular poster at camulod.com. It was his fictionalized version of events that transpired around The Battle of Valcour Island, an historical event that occurred in October of 1776 on Lake Champlain. It was a very enjoyable read.
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Postby steelclaw32 » Mon Sep 26, 2005 4:35 am

truly I say to thee, Mbwun, read The Moonstone with a stiff lemonade and with the lights on.

Your in for a treat and half of your life, and then some.

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Postby spamalope » Mon Sep 26, 2005 3:17 pm

just picked up The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova. excellent stuff. it's a slightly slow read, the author writes from the POV of a British girl who is very well educated, so the language and descriptions can get a bit sluggish. But it's not so bad that it detracts from the story. Usually I shy away from vampire related fiction, it so saturates the market that it's lost all appeal, but this story is a fresh spin on it. I suggest you grab a copy and tear into it.
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Postby Rush_Grrl » Mon Sep 26, 2005 7:02 pm

I have yet another backlog of books! I am currently working on Scared Monsters by Doug Bradley (picked it up from him at Horrorfind). In the queue are Val McDermid's Killing the Shadows, Brian Keene's City of the Dead, and Brad Thor's Blowback.

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Postby Mbwun » Mon Sep 26, 2005 8:43 pm

Speaking of Vampire-related fiction, I thought you guys might like to know that a trade paperback of the graphic novel version of Richard Matheson's "I Am Legend" will be released in the bookstores next month. I believe that the hardcover of this volume has been out of print for some time now.

Just in time for Halloween. :twisted: :twisted: :D
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Postby Tautriadelta » Mon Sep 26, 2005 9:38 pm

Lately for me it's been easy reading.nothing too big,working too much so all I've read is A dame to kill for, Booze,Broads and bullets and now am on volume 7 Hell and Back by Frank Miller
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Postby moonflee » Tue Sep 27, 2005 1:41 am

Brian Keene's Terminal - very depressing so far - just how I like it. :twisted:
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Postby moonflee » Sat Oct 15, 2005 3:53 pm

Now on to Stephen King's The Colorado Kid
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Postby dumb&ugly&uncreat » Sun Oct 16, 2005 2:13 am

Recently finished "The Ice Limit" by Preston and Child and am about 5 chapters into "Still Life With Crows" by the same authors.

Next I think I'll continue on in the Dark Tower series by Stephen King. I've read the first four and will read "The Wolves of Calla" next.
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Postby moonflee » Sun Oct 16, 2005 8:54 pm

King's was a very quick read. Now it's McBain's Cop Hater.

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Postby TBLightning492 » Mon Oct 17, 2005 6:59 pm

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Postby krista in ma » Tue Oct 18, 2005 3:12 am

just completed.... "jarhead" by anthony swofford
& "the girl next door" by jack ketchum

just started.... "knight with armour" by alfred duggan
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Postby Rush_Grrl » Tue Oct 18, 2005 1:52 pm

Hey Krista, GREAT avatar! I wobnder from where that came?! :D

I just finished Jack Ketchum's Ladies Night. It was excellent!

Now I am reading Geoff Cooper's Retriubution Inc. I figured since I accidently met him at Horrofind (I accosted him in the dealers room) I should read something he wrote. So far, it's good. We'll see how he resolves the issues. Stay tuned!

THEN I can read those others I listed.

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Postby krista in ma » Wed Oct 26, 2005 3:18 am

Rush_Grrl wrote:Hey Krista, GREAT avatar! I wobnder from where that came?! :D


Oh I know, isn't he cute? 8-) Just in time for Halloween...

I am so fickle with these avatar's - I figure I will go back to the "Gentleman" from Rock and Shock sometime soon...
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Postby steelclaw32 » Sun Oct 30, 2005 11:31 pm

For my 'sins' just finished David Baldacci's "The Simple Truth". I've a soft spot for court room drama stuff, and it's a page turner too, but I've read better though. It helped whilst waiting for you know what to come out
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