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I'm always on the lookout for good reading material, as I suspect most of us are.

Feel free to drop a note about what you've been reading lately; the good, the bad, and the ugly.

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: Alchemy the reformed Duranite
: 07-02-07 @ 11:21am
: The Alienist by Caleb Carr, absolutely fantastic thriller set in 1800's new york.

: Humming Bird
: 07-02-07 @ 3:25am
: Anne Frank's Diary.

: Joy
: 02-19-07 @ 11:42pm
: Music of a Life by Andre Makine. Excellent! Now reading Snow by Orhan Pamuk (2006 Nobel winner).

: Halloween
: 02-19-07 @ 9:16pm
: (reading two books now) The Eight by Katherine Neville and The Nymphos of Rocky Flats by Mario Acevedo

: aletts
: 02-19-07 @ 4:32pm
: On Writing-A Memior of the Craft, by Steven King. Very good. Has some great tips on writing

: eaglesIs40
: 02-19-07 @ 4:17pm
: The Reindeer People: Living with Animals and Spirits in Siberia by Piers Vitebsky is a good read about how comunism affected the life of native peoples in Russia.

: CCWolf
: 02-19-07 @ 4:15pm
: "The Body" bye Stephen King. A short story about four 12-yr-old boys that go venturing into the words to find a dead body of a boyscout.

: blaquedragon
: 11-05-06 @ 11:34pm
: the NECROSCOPE books by Brian Lumley, some of the best books I have read

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: 11-05-06 @ 9:54pm
: I just finished a novel by W.G. Griffiths. The name of the novel is "Driven" I really suggest it for a good read :-) John

: Wist
: 04-07-06 @ 10:34am
: "War Of The Flowers" by Tad Williams I just finished reading and I found it rather good. If you are into fantasy reads, you may want to check out his work.

: W.D.Wilcox
: 04-06-06 @ 11:07am
: "Cell" by Stephen King...intense!

: cwiz
: 03-03-06 @ 11:48am
: Wizard's Bane - By CrystalWizard (me). A small group of misfits try desperatly to save a world which doesn't know it's about to be destroyed. Same old plot you think? Don't count on it. Sci-Fi/Fantasy.

: Pen_and_Coffee
: 02-04-06 @ 6:06pm
: The Beekeeper's Apprentice, by Laurie King. It is about a teenage girl who meets, and is trained in sleuthing by, Sherlock Holmes. Sounds like 'fanfic', but it is good!

: Shanachie considering 2023
: 02-04-06 @ 4:21pm
: The Dark-Hunter series by Sherrilyn Kenyon. Starts with Fantasy Lover. Kenyon has created a fascinating world that actually co-exsists with the real world. This woman definately has quite the imagination.

: Chewie Kittie
: 01-22-06 @ 10:14pm
: Metro Girl-Janet Evanovich A fun, fast paced mystery read. Laugh out loud funny parts and great character sketches. I highly recommend anything by Evanovich.

: KevG
: 01-06-06 @ 9:34pm
: 'Nalda Said' by little-known Scottish author Stuart David...the saddest novel I have ever read. About a naive young man exploited by the world. Heartbreaking...

: ♥Flower♥
: 11-22-05 @ 11:28pm
: I am reading "The Guardian" (which is quite good) I just finished reading a James Patterson book and I was quite disappointed with it. After "Roses were Red" I think he started using co-writers and I became disappointed in his work.

: SueBear
: 11-21-05 @ 9:43pm
: The Stephanie Plum series by Janet Evonavitch (?sp). Quick paced, pretty funny, definitely interesting.

: LadyApplesauce
: 06-22-05 @ 9:38am
: Black, Red, and White, a trilogy by Ted Dekker. About parallel universes, a clean romance, and the battle between good and evil. Written so well! Check it out.

: Kristina
: 06-22-05 @ 6:20am
: Forty Words For Sorrow- by Giles Blunt.An excellent book about a police detective in Canada investigating some gruesome murders.

: G-O say Yay-o for summer...O!
: 04-13-05 @ 9:34am
: "The Iron Tower" by Dennis McKiernan. (I started the Mithgar novels with this one...whoops!)(Suggestion: Read them in order!)

: G-O say Yay-o for summer...O!
: 04-13-05 @ 9:33am
: "The DaVinci Code" and "Angels and Demons" both by Dan Brown.

: G-O say Yay-o for summer...O!
: 04-13-05 @ 9:32am
: Oh where to start?....The Dragonstone by Dennis L. McKiernan. A very good fantasy novel, though a bit slow at the beginning...

: Mark Robson
: 04-13-05 @ 5:08am
: Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruis Zafon. If ever there was a book destined to be a classic, it's this one. Mystery abounds in this beautifully written book. I cannot remember ever being so spellbound by a story.

: 'Ropa
: 04-12-05 @ 5:45pm
: I agree with Lost, Inkheart is a good read

: 'Ropa
: 04-12-05 @ 5:43pm
: Oh yeah, the author is Salman Rushdie.

: 'Ropa
: 04-12-05 @ 5:41pm
: Haroun and the Sea of Stories, by Author Who's Name I Can't Remember Right Now. It's real good magic realism. If you're into that kind of thing.

: 'Ropa
: 04-12-05 @ 5:40pm
: Beyond The Pale series by Mark Anthony. Very kewl.

: utopianjewel
: 04-12-05 @ 1:26pm
: Well this isn't a recomendation so to speak. Don't bother with "from the corner of his eye" dean Koontz. I'm usually a huge fan of him but this book was really not his best.

: Flitcraft is Mourning
: 04-12-05 @ 11:29am
: Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro is one of the most touching books I've ever read. Warmly recommended!

: Flitcraft is Mourning
: 02-15-05 @ 4:12am
: The Unconsoled by Kazuo Ishiguro - I love Kafka, Camus etc. Books that make you think. No book has made me feel more puzzled than 'The Unconsoled'. It's a fascinating journey.

: Anouska Foster
: 02-06-05 @ 5:44pm
: Hey, I was gonna say Martin Amis-Money. The Ripley novels by Patricia Highsmith. 'The Shining' and 'Misery' by Stephen King are always well worth reading. Back to my 'to read' list!

: Tigger thinks of Prancer
: 01-26-05 @ 8:41pm
: The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood, Self Evident by Ani DiFranco, and Tipping the Velvet by Sarah Waters

: Cloudweaver
: 01-08-05 @ 9:41am
: The Secret History by Donna Tartt. Really good fiction with a lot of classic mentions, mostly Greek.

: Natsplatt thanks RAOK!!
: 10-27-04 @ 4:38am
: Just finished Raven Warrior by Alice Borchardt, second in a trilogy, they're tough going but well worth the effort!

: girlbythesea
: 10-15-04 @ 8:33am
: I am reading Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts, I have to say it is a beautiful story so far magnificent.I am reading it because my favorite actor will be playing the main part when it becomes a film.

: Line9
: 08-07-04 @ 1:54am
: Without Reservations-Alice Steinbach.Rich in showing and telling.Travel and life-telling. Wonderful use of descriptions. Reader is witness to Author finding herself as a writer, a traveler and a person.Fabulous!

: MadMan at Large
: 07-10-04 @ 4:24am
: For some really great humor, I must also recommend "The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy" series by Douglas Adams, they're in my top ten all time best list

: MadMan at Large
: 07-10-04 @ 4:21am
: I just finished "Misery" by Stephen King for perhaps the 4th time, and it was just as chilling and riveting as it was the first time! A must read, way better than the movie.

: Steev the Friction Wizurd
: 07-08-04 @ 9:02pm
: I thought this guy just wrote cowboy and indian stuff, but when I read "Twenty Notches" by Max Brand, I was blown away. It's a fable, a fantasy, and a wonderful read. The pace builds to a heart-pounding ending that makes those man tears flow!

: Adore ♥ 19 Years WDC! ♥
: 06-26-04 @ 5:12pm
: I just love James Patterson's Alex Cross series. Roses are Red and Violets Are Blue are one of my favs. :-)

: Jedi Moose
: 06-24-04 @ 11:04am
: (End of society theme) Brave New World by Aldus Huxley -- Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood -- 1984 by George Orwell

: deemac
: 06-10-04 @ 4:16am
: 'Angela's Ashes' and 'Tis' by Frank McCourt. Harrowing, very humbling, yet hopeful.

: carlton607
: 06-06-04 @ 2:46pm
: "Confederacy of Dunces" by John Kennedy Toole - this is my 3rd time reading the wonderfully absurd tale of Ignatius J. Reilly, determined to save the world as only he can do it...colorful characters, insightful. A must read!

: JustTurtle
: 04-13-04 @ 11:18pm
: 'Seduction of the Heart' by Tim Lahaye and Ed Hinson. It is about how media and other things have seduced America's heart. It is quite interesting.

: Shhia
: 03-24-04 @ 7:51pm
: "The Stand"---Stephen King(****) "Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy"---Douglas Adams(****) "Whispers"---Dean Koontz(****) these are all incredible books that shood be read without delay!

: Kendra
: 03-24-04 @ 12:31pm
: The Guardian by Nicholas Sparks--light romantic and suspensefull reading--the kind that keeps you up til 1am finishing it!

: Grigorevna
: 03-22-04 @ 9:24pm
: exegesis by Astro Teller: Exceptionally creative, written as a series of emails, it explores the basic differences between man and machine

: C. Powell
: 03-20-04 @ 7:14am
: 'The Light of Other Days' by Arthur C Clarke and Stephen Baxter. A very good sci-fi novel about being able to view the past... and what we might learn about our own future.

: C. Powell
: 03-20-04 @ 7:10am
: 'The Night's Dawn Trilogy' (The Reality Dysfunction is the first book) by Peter Hamilton. A whole lot of reading, but great sci-fi.

: Natsplatt thanks RAOK!!
: 03-18-04 @ 11:49am
: The Scarlet Pimpernell series by Baroness Orczy, v old but classic!

: Aradne
: 03-10-04 @ 11:13am
: Brave New World-Huxley. Who knew that an old book could be so good?

: Aradne
: 02-22-04 @ 1:40pm
: Time of the Twins-A Dragon Lance book. Very good.

: BlueThunder
: 02-22-04 @ 1:19pm
: Power In The Blood- By Greg Matthews T story begins when 3 children are put on an Orphan train in the 1860's. Contains Humor, tragedy, mystery, suspense, murder, supernatural and even a homosexual assassin. You are sure to love this book. Excellent.

: A Guest Visitor
: 12-31-69 @ 7:00pm
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