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Post by Check-Mate » Mon Apr 10, 2006 5:33 pm

True true, but why it's a classic is BEYOND me if most of it is just a load of crap!...
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Post by Togada » Sat Jun 17, 2006 3:03 pm

I've been on a J.D. Salinger binge lately. Catcher in the Rye, Franny and Zooey, and I'm two stories into Nine Stories, now. I love how nothing really happens in his books - they would make terrible movies - but the characters are so multidimensional that they're still great stories.

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Post by Larry Laffer » Thu Jun 22, 2006 9:23 am

Lord of the RIngs and plenty of homemade Harry Potter fanfiction.... actualy fanfiction in general
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Post by fauvem » Sun Aug 20, 2006 8:15 am

I'm not currently reading a book at the moment, I'm posting on this thread, however I'm about to start reading the sigma protocol by Robert Ludlum.
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Post by dayaccus007 » Tue Jun 12, 2007 1:25 am

I read Papillon, I saw the movie but the book is awesome

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Post by wardrich » Tue Jun 12, 2007 5:20 am

Who reads? Isn't that why they make movies? :laugh:

Right now I'm reading The Art of Deception by Kevin Mitnick... and a PHP5 book.

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Post by Pancake » Tue Jun 12, 2007 2:45 pm

Haven't started reading it yet, though I probably will within the next few days.

The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer.

It's one of the summer reading books I'm required to read. I should probably pick out the other one soon...

Also school hasn't ended yet. This is our last week.

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Post by Larry Laffer » Tue Jun 12, 2007 3:15 pm

I feel your pain mate, I'm supposed to be reading more than 150 books this summer...

But until I finish dodging those, I'm reading Pandora: The Ascension Factor by Frank Herbert and Bill Ransom!
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Post by dayaccus007 » Wed Jun 13, 2007 8:58 am

wardrich wrote:Who reads? Isn't that why they make movies? :laugh:

Right now I'm reading The Art of Deception by Kevin Mitnick... and a PHP5 book.
For ex. Papillon movie sucks but I like the story, this is way I start reading the book.
I don't read very often but when I get a good book like this I read it.

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Post by wardrich » Wed Jun 13, 2007 5:48 pm

Does "Hotel Room 215" for the DS count? It's basically an interactive book. lol

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Post by dayaccus007 » Sun Jun 17, 2007 8:42 am

Hotel Room 215?? I never hear about it.

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Post by wardrich » Sun Jun 17, 2007 2:22 pm

dayaccus007 wrote:Hotel Room 215?? I never hear about it.
Sorry, it's called Hotel Dusk: Room 215

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Post by dayaccus007 » Mon Jun 18, 2007 7:35 am

Ok, about Hotel Dusk:Room 215 I heared and it's very interesting
http://www.hoteldusk.com/

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Post by lakerzz8 » Sun Jul 15, 2007 4:00 pm

I am going to be reading The Sicilian by Mario Puzo
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Post by emmzee » Sun Jul 15, 2007 4:08 pm

Currently reading "Come Let Us Reason: An Introduction to Logical Thinking" by Norman Geisler and Ronald Brooks.

It's intended as an introductory text, but as someone with little formal philosophy training besides the "Intro Philosophy" class that I took during my first semester at university <i>eight years ago</i> (damn I'm old) I'm finding that I need to read thru the chapters more than once to make sure I've got it!
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Post by lakerzz8 » Tue Jul 24, 2007 6:56 pm

Harry Potter and the deathly hallows
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Post by Pancake » Wed Jul 25, 2007 10:15 am

I've finished reading the book I posted in this thread before, but have finished it a couple weeks ago and need another book (any book) for when school starts up again. We do two book reports with those books we read first thing. :<

Any suggestions?

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Post by Larry Laffer » Wed Jul 25, 2007 10:22 am

Something from the Dune series of from the Pandora series(both written by Frank Herbert).


That, or you could read "How to code Windows for Dummies" :P
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Post by wardrich » Wed Jul 25, 2007 2:51 pm

hyde` wrote:I've finished reading the book I posted in this thread before, but have finished it a couple weeks ago and need another book (any book) for when school starts up again. We do two book reports with those books we read first thing. :<

Any suggestions?
Sure, The Art of Deception by Kevin Mitnick. It's all about social engineering and getting people to do things for you without them even knowing. One of the best books I've ever read.

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Post by Pancake » Wed Jul 25, 2007 6:17 pm

Thanks, unfortunately it has to be a fictional story of some sort so I'll use Larry's recommendation for an option for my book report book, however will check out The Art of Deception as well for a future book report, but more likely just as a reading book. :)

Someone I know online showed me an online book called John Dies at the End. So far it's an interesting read!

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