What book(s) are you reading???

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FrankBooth
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Mon Oct 12, 2015 9:53 am

Amisch wrote:Not a book, more of a graphic novel...but I'm plowing through these volumes. Great writing and amazing art.

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Yep, as far as Vampire comics go this is about as good as it gets IMO.
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Mon Oct 12, 2015 10:24 am

'I am Pilgrim'. It's OKish, I had heard of it a lot, and it was presented on my Kindle as a recommended read. It seems very long.
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Mon Oct 12, 2015 11:57 am

LeeKaye wrote:'I am Pilgrim'. It's OKish, I had heard of it a lot, and it was presented on my Kindle as a recommended read. It seems very long.
I'm reading it too and enjoying it quite a bit, although I wouldn't say it's a wonderful piece of literature. It is long but very easy to read and pretty gripping so far.
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Tue Oct 13, 2015 5:09 am

Yeah, I must admit, it is pulling me along, even though I have largely stopped reading thriller/crime books...it's pretty pacey and is making me want to keep reading.
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Tue Oct 13, 2015 5:30 am

Just read one called Bird Box. I was pretty good, not great, but its a fun ride while it lasts. Extremely creepy and the author did a great job setting the tone and conveying the fear the characters are feeling. Great premise too, basically its a post apocalyptic world, most everyone is dead and those who aren't are isolated because of the mechanism of the apocalypse. essentially there is some creature or creatures out in the world, that when a person sees them, they go mad and kill everyone around them and then themselves. all the characters in the book have to basically live everything blind and they never know what might be right in front of them. Its not the best book I've ever read,but it is definitely original and worth checking out.

http://www.amazon.com/Bird-Box-Novel-Jo ... 0062259652
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Tue Oct 13, 2015 2:46 pm

I'm FINALLY getting around to reading To Kill A Mockingbird. Amazing I have never read it.
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Tue Oct 13, 2015 3:33 pm

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Loving this book, it's so well crafted. Lot's of symbolism and philosophy if you look for these things, but is very enjoyable if you don't.
strongstuff wrote: i want to watch those fools squirm.
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Tue Oct 13, 2015 3:51 pm

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I'm a pretty big fan of Murakami, but this has by far been one of my favorites. It's long as hell though. I'm about 500 pages in.
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Tue Oct 13, 2015 3:53 pm

Have read 3 but don't think I'll read another Murakami. Maybe if there's a sequel to the last one.
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Tue Oct 13, 2015 3:55 pm

Samey
strongstuff wrote: i want to watch those fools squirm.
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Fri Oct 16, 2015 6:07 pm

Eh it got kinda cheesy as it went along.
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Tue Oct 20, 2015 11:59 am

scumbugg wrote:Heres a a few suggestions to keep you creeped out for the foreseeable future.

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I read this a few weeks ago and it had some legitimately scary scenes for me. Its definitely in the realm of body horror, specifically monster tapeworms, parasites being a pretty major phobia for me, so it might not work for everyone.

Just started The Troop and made it my pick for a Book and Beer Club I am in with about 8 other people...we will see how this goes. I am only a couple of chapters in and I really like his writing style, story seems to be moving quickly and have already read a few lines that were very creepily detailed, thanks for the recommendation!
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Sat Oct 24, 2015 5:44 pm

fredo wrote:I remember this being spooky as hell.
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reading now, recommend

kindle was on sale on amzn for $4 not so long ago
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Sun Nov 01, 2015 9:20 am

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shoot , move and communicate - 125th SIG BN saying

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Sun Nov 01, 2015 10:23 am

jamel-d wrote:Hope to start this next week.
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Excellent book! When I taught Social Studies, I incorporated some of his chapters into my lessons. Sadly, most (if not all) social studies books are written by/from only an American white male point of view.
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