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Discussion in 'Social Discussion' started by Vanyanka, Jan 11, 2016.

  1. Kessikitty

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    Issac the Todd

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    Awh, lemme see what I can find for free on kindle unlimited.
    Also, for the book lovers.
    Thriftbooks.com is where I get all my books as well, because at $10 they give you free shipping, and it's actually only 2-4 business days EVER. I love it a lot. The longest I've ever had to wait for books was over a weekend when I ordered, and I got 15 books for $40 at one point, and they have textbooks. Plus I get free 15% off coupons I can send to people whenever I want since I bought from them. They're used books, but they're excellent quality most of the time. I love them sooo much.
     
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  2. Vanyanka

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    If you're into horror, or even if you're not, "Carrion Comfort" by Dan Simmons is fucking fantastic. Two horror mastere agree with me if you don't trust me alone. :p

    "Epic in scale and scope but intimately disturbing, CARRION COMFORT spans the ages to rewrite history and tug at the very fabric of reality. A nightmarish chronicle of predator and prey that will shatter your world view forever. A true classic." --Guillermo del Toro

    "CARRION COMFORT is one of the three greatest horror novels of the 20th century. Simple as that." --Stephen King
     
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  3. Krikket

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    Same. I still have a book from 6th grade that I never gave back. (Sorry, Ms. Schleuter!)
    I'd recommend All The Light We Cannot See. Best book I've read in a long time. Or History of the World in 100 Objects.
     
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  4. Kessikitty

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    If I could throw a book into the lap of every person, it'd be The Two Princesses of Bamarre. Which I read starting at 12 and will never give up. YA is best.
     
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    Adventures of Huckleberry Finn 4 life!!
     
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  6. Thegross_1

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    The Dresden Files by Jim Butcher!
     
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  7. Vanyanka

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    I've read every single one of these and I wish he'd hurry up with the next one! Have you read his other series?
     
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  8. SquishyFluffkin

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    Anyone read the new Harry Potter script yet?
     
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    Two of #1's birthday gifts:
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    He loves both of those dudes, I can't wait for them to get here- I might give them to him early! (His birthday is the 21st.)
     
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  10. ellie

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    ooooh a book thread
    thinking of a re-read of asoiaf, currently reading Ready Player One (really fucking great so far, even if you aren't a gamer) and about to start The Girl on the Train

    recently finished the Silo series by Hugh Howey (would recommend to any nerd out there who loves the fallout games) - available for free with kindle unlimited
     
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  11. JenniLeigh

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    #2 just came home from the library...
    "Mother! I HAVE to show you something!"
    - pulls that out of his bag

    :D
    ...so.... I'm gonna...
     
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    Go into it with an open mind. There are a lot of things that made people upset, but overall I really enjoyed it. Don't take it as another Harry Potter book, just a work in the same universe.
     
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    Have you read the malazan empire stories?
     
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    nope, but i looked it up just now out of curiosity and it looks awesome (thanks!). definitely my type of genre
     
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    Book one is fast, with little explanation. I didn't understand a LOT until I was reading through books 3-5, and I started over, catching onto a lot of stuff I originally never noticed

    Looking back, it's like the first time through I was drunk sick and nothing made sense and I wondered why I kept on, but after I started to understand it, book one was genius
     
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    Have you picked up book one yet?
     
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    not yet, still have a few books to read before i get to that
     
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    don't forget it!
     
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    "A Heart Shaped Box" by Joe Hill. Jesus Christ on a Cross.
     
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    @Vanyanka@Vanyanka you should start an MTC Book Club
     
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