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Re: JD Book Club: What Are You Reading Now?
« Reply #240 on: February 10, 2007, 01:40 PM »
Make sure you read The Dark Knight Strikes Back after that one.

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Re: JD Book Club: What Are You Reading Now?
« Reply #241 on: February 10, 2007, 06:05 PM »






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Re: JD Book Club: What Are You Reading Now?
« Reply #242 on: February 10, 2007, 06:26 PM »
I just finished Hannibal Rising.  Excellent book.

Although there's a point during the book you get a little creeped out because you realize you're rooting for the cannibalistic serial killer!  :o
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Re: JD Book Club: What Are You Reading Now?
« Reply #243 on: February 10, 2007, 06:28 PM »
I am reading A Connecticut yankee in King Arthur's Court and  The Crucible.  both these books being for school.
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Re: JD Book Club: What Are You Reading Now?
« Reply #244 on: February 10, 2007, 06:46 PM »
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Re: JD Book Club: What Are You Reading Now?
« Reply #245 on: February 10, 2007, 10:39 PM »
Legacy of the Force:Betrayal :)
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Re: JD Book Club: What Are You Reading Now?
« Reply #246 on: February 11, 2007, 08:30 AM »
Finishe reading "John Adams" about a week ago and have no started to read "The Battalion" about the Army Rangers through WWII.
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Re: JD Book Club: What Are You Reading Now?
« Reply #247 on: March 15, 2007, 02:10 AM »
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Re: JD Book Club: What Are You Reading Now?
« Reply #248 on: March 15, 2007, 02:24 AM »
I finished The Children of Men by PD James last week.

The book and movie very different. About the only things shared between the book and movie are characters and of course, the premise of a woman suddenly getting pregnant.

I don't think that subtracts from either one, though. They're both excellent, and quite honestly, if they made a faithful movie from this book, it would have been boring. The immigration issue was present in the book, but expanded and brought more up-to-date in the movie. (The book was published in 1992.)

I'm still chewing it over, but it was more of a study of one man's thought process in a future that really had no future, and then suddenly waking up from his malaise.
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Re: JD Book Club: What Are You Reading Now?
« Reply #249 on: March 15, 2007, 10:20 AM »
now reading do androids dream of electric sheep.
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Re: JD Book Club: What Are You Reading Now?
« Reply #250 on: March 15, 2007, 10:54 AM »
Finished the Potter books a few weeks ago, then I read an absolutely phenomenal book about Theodore Roosevelt...



It details the journey of Roosevelt down an uncharted Amazonian river after he was president.  It was a wonderfully interesting read

Right now...back to Dickens...



Never read it, so far, I like it a lot better than Tale of Two Cities

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Re: JD Book Club: What Are You Reading Now?
« Reply #251 on: March 15, 2007, 03:52 PM »
I just got done reading "Hyperion" and "Fall of Hyperion" by Dan Simmons and now I'm on to the seqeul, "Enymion."  After I read "The Rise of Endymion" I'm thinking about reading the Harry Potter books.  I haven't read those before.

This is actually the third time I've read the "Hyperion" books and the second for "Endymion." 

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Re: JD Book Club: What Are You Reading Now?
« Reply #252 on: March 15, 2007, 04:15 PM »
I've read these books the last few days...





These and a few other similar books have been the extent of my readings for the past few months...   :-[
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Re: JD Book Club: What Are You Reading Now?
« Reply #253 on: March 15, 2007, 04:31 PM »
I finished up the HP series a little while back as well (which I've really enjoyed, can't wait for the final book), and haven't really dug into another "book" yet.  I've been reading a couple TPBs (Secret Wars, Essential Spidey, Kraven's Last Hunt), so that's been taking up some time.  It really seems amazing how much dialogue those older comics have in them compared to most of what is out today.  I picked up the first book of the Han Solo Trilogy as well, but haven't started in on that yet.  I don't know if its any good, but I hope to start it this weekend if I have time and find out.

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Re: JD Book Club: What Are You Reading Now?
« Reply #254 on: March 15, 2007, 05:07 PM »