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My book list is really long and I have 2,400 pages of American Revolution Historical Time Traveler books to read before I can get to the rest.
What the hell are you queerbaits readings?
Also who else hyped for HBOs American Gods and Netflix's Watership Down?
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Everyone always gets a fire so I just assumed that was the standard model these days. That's good to here.


fire is just a low end android tablet with the kindle brand slapped on it, to my understanding. an actual kindle is basically a very advanced etch a sketch rather than a small LCD monitor


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Last book
700 pages left.
Gonna be petty bittersweet when I finish


I like reading mangoes on my Kindle. One Paunch Man packs quite the whollop.


Also that's a completely meaningless and misleading description of what an e-ink display is, lol.


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Halfway through 'Moving Pictures', less funny than I'd expect it to be. Though there is an amusing comment on there not being people on the Holy Wood's hill. A little bit too sappy for me, deals with too much of a thought experiment.


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Alderaan's not far away.


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Eh I'll still read it one day eventually since I own it.


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Bumping this thread because I havnt in a while.
Since I finished Outlander I've been pretty productive on my book list.
The Good:
Ember in the Ashes/A Torch in the Night- I wasnt sure because popular teen fantasies can always go either way but this is actually a very good series about complete despair and the small hopes that keep us alive. Eagerly awaking the third book.
The ok:
The Last Unicorn- The movie was better but its still a classic and I'm glad I read it
The bad:
A Throne of Glass- It was really fucking bad and I ranted about how much I hated it for like two days. A good example of why I always worry before I open a popular teen fantasy book

Currently I'm on my Tiffany Aching Discworld read/reread which has turned into the whole of the Discworld witches read/reread
I'm on Wintersmith now but after this one I'm going back to before Wee Free Men before I read the last two because I consider the last two Aching books to be kinda the conclusion to Pratchetts witches in general.





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I have read bout 15 philosophical texts since last time. I am no closer on finishing Moving Pictures. But if you want to talk about Plato' s Forms you got the right robotic cat.


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Was so bored at work so I decided to reread Dante's Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso. I occurred to me after reading… is this mankind's most embraced fanfiction?


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Pretty much.



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So basically the first actual novel of the Witcher is pretty alright but also really weird.

Like at one point Ciri, one of the main characters, gets caught up in a battle between a royal caravan and the Scoia'tael and she has to choose if she should listen to Geralt and stay neutral or join the fight.

Then there's this plot about trying to find the man who's hunting down what's left of Cintra's royalty.

But that plot just suddenly halts near the end of the book and you get 100 pages of Ciri having her first period and fucking with the thirstiest church boy to ever live.

Like, I guess the plot continues in the next book, but that shit was just kind of. Oh, okay, guess we're doing this now.


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Fantasy writers fantasise a lot, it's to be expected.


isn't any writing fanfiction if you stretch that definition enough?


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Right, so, I moved some of my writing onto a digital format. It's sloppy right now as a draft but I'm wondering if Tracer or Falcon wants to read it since they're my only fans.


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I got a few memoirs on WW2 from the Wehrmacht side and also got a study book for EMT.


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Anybody know some good books with a Lemony Narrator?

TL;DR a narrator who is a unique personality and takes frequent opportunities to do silly things with the narrative, such as explain his side of it, focus on details he personally finds interesting when we clearly want to see something else, tell us directly to skip a part, not read the book at all, references the previous books in the series as actual books via title, etc.

The best authors for this I already enjoy reading are Terry Pratchett, Neil Gaiman, Douglas Adams, and of course, Lemony Snicket. I'll soon have finished All The Wrong Questions, so I'm looking for something to fill that void.


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If you dont mind going into the YA spectrum I'd suggest the Bartimaeus Trilogy.
Technically one of the main characters is the narrator but he usually narrates from an outside and very biased perspective.


oh hey i remember those, they were p dope


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I read a ton of YA so that isn't a problem. I'll check it out.


Who is that character


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He's from the book I mentioned.
He's a demon and his favorite form is an Egyptian boy he knew a long time ago who was pretty much the only human he ever considered a friend


Nim probably likes him



I don't like little boys or shitskins you siberian turkish bitch weasel.





My textbooks are the only books I read


I'm reading Mort by Terry Pratchett.
It's pretty good. I'm almost done with it though.


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I have now begun reading my basic EMT beginner book. Gotta learn all I can, starting from zero.


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The ending is a real twist.


>starting from zero


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Good choice.


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I only know basic shit from the Navy. But once I go into shore duty, I'm going to take the EMT classes that the Navy offers so that way when I get out all I have to do is take the state EMT exam for cert and then just go to the fire academy.


It was a weebshit pun you wannabe rice nigger


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I don't wanna be asian, unless it I could become a qt japanese high school girl.


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What about a qt japanese elementary school girl?



That is a bloody perfect book.


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so I'm having a look through Understanding Comics

it's pretty neat

i should probably read more but fuck it


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People still read paper books?


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Shut up, Mercer.


Who specified paper?
We could all be reading via kindle.
I know I am.


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I dont like staring at screens all the time and I enjoy the feeling of a real book and the satisfaction of seeing the page go by.
Plus I can take a book anywhere and the batteries will never run ut

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