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Re: What are you currently reading..?
« Reply #240 on: February 16, 2011, 08:25:16 pm »
Just finished Michelle Paver's Dark matter and Joseph D'Lacey's Meat (reviews coming soon) and just started Weirdtongue by D.F Lewis.

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Re: What are you currently reading..?
« Reply #241 on: February 20, 2011, 11:20:07 am »
Read Protean Dimensions: The Worlds of Philip Jose Farmer, a nice collection of stories and non-fiction relating to the man and his work. Essential for PJF fans, but would be interesting for others too.

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« Reply #242 on: February 20, 2011, 08:05:57 pm »
The 3rd Mathew Swift novel from Kate Griffin - Neon Court. Half way through and great fun so far  ;D

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« Reply #243 on: February 28, 2011, 09:07:59 pm »
I actually managed to finish some books that weren't comics this month. Hooray! Although one of them was about comics so I suppose I lose 50% of that hooray. But I feel kind of silly shouting Hoo!

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Comics:
Fantastic Four: World's Greatest -- Mark Millar
Green Arrow: Crawling From the Wreckage -- Judd Winick
Green Arrow: Road to Jericho -- Judd Winick
Aztek The Ultimate Man -- Grant Morrison and Mark Millar
Arkham Asylum 15th Aniversary Edition -- Grant Morrison (I've read the story before but not the annotated script included with the anniversary edition.)
Queen and Country: The Definitive Edition Volume 1 -- Greg Rucka
The Invisibles: The Invisible Kingdom -- Grant Morrison*
Crisis on Multiple Earths Volume 3 -- Mike Friedrich and Len Wein
Superman: New Krypton Volume 1 -- James Robinson and Geoff Johns
Serenity: The Shepherd's Tale -- Joss Whedon and Zack Whedon

Novels:
Salt River -- James Sallis

Non-Fiction:
Our Sentence is Up: Seeing Grant Morrison's The Invisibles -- Patrick Meaney

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Re: What are you currently reading..?
« Reply #244 on: March 01, 2011, 11:35:24 am »
The Skull Ring by Scott Nicholson and The Hunger Games (Catching Fire) by Suzanne Collins.
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« Reply #245 on: March 01, 2011, 12:16:26 pm »
Bugger. Forgot that I also read Unknown and Empire -- both by Mark Waid -- during February. That totally messes with the comics vs "real" books ratio.

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Re: What are you currently reading..?
« Reply #246 on: March 08, 2011, 10:44:52 am »
Sally Gardner, I, Coriander

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Re: What are you currently reading..?
« Reply #247 on: March 09, 2011, 05:26:48 pm »
I've just finished Revenants by Daniel Mills, a novel about a Puritan village in New England, and was very impressed. Rather chuffed that my TQF co-editor John Greenwood has accepted a story by Daniel for the next issue of TQF - can't wait to read that.

And also The Art of McSweeney's; an inspirational (and aspirational) book for anyone involved in publishing.

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Re: What are you currently reading..?
« Reply #248 on: March 12, 2011, 04:09:26 pm »
Just got the first two titles from the new Hammer imprint and started reading The Witches.

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Re: What are you currently reading..?
« Reply #249 on: March 12, 2011, 05:18:50 pm »
I still have The Witches from when it was published as a film tie-in back when that Hammer Film was first released in the 60s. It's a damn good read.

Will have to search out the other book, though.


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Re: What are you currently reading..?
« Reply #250 on: March 18, 2011, 01:37:22 pm »
Peter Dickinson, The Changes

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Re: What are you currently reading..?
« Reply #251 on: March 25, 2011, 02:33:55 pm »
Iain Banks, Transition. Very enjoyable.

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« Reply #252 on: March 29, 2011, 04:02:11 pm »
Finally gotten around to reading Dan Simmon's Song of Kali. Knew the story behind it--how Dan workshoped it as a short story, but then turned it into a novel at the behest of Harlan Ellison, who was hosting the workshop (the story won first place, I believe)--but just hadn't found the time to read it yet. Now that I am, it turns out to be very good so far. I understand the hype behind it. His use of setting is great, and in fact it reminds of Conrad. Anyone else read Song of Kali? 

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Re: What are you currently reading..?
« Reply #253 on: March 30, 2011, 06:09:55 am »
Fitzgerald's History of Asia. The scope of a Gibbon without the dry wit, the unflinching intelligence and the characters

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« Reply #254 on: March 31, 2011, 01:16:25 pm »
I am almost ashamed to say that I am reading one of the Sookie Stackhouse novels  :-[ I actually enjoy the writing and the characters. I did read all the Twilight books because I got involved in a pro-Twilight writer's group and I wanted to know what all the fuss was about and I was not impressed, although that might have been something to do with the fact that I am not a teenage bundle of hormones, nor do I get PMS. In my defence, however, I am also re-reading From the Ashes of Angels by Michael Collins which isn't fiction.