What fiction book are you currently reading?

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  1. arnisador

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    High Fidelity, by Nick Hornby

    The Picture of Dorian Gray, by Oscar Wilde
     
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    Romeo and Juliet , William Shakespeare

    The Count of Monte Cristo , Alexander Dumas
     
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    Tom Clancy Without Remorse
     
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    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
    Doomsday Book by Connie Willis
    Great American Short Stories Vol. 1 (anthology)
    A Study in Scarlet by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    I've just finished (within the past couple of days):
    A Fine Dark Line by Joe R. Lansdale
    To Say Nothing of the Dog by Connie Willis
    The Scarlet Pimpernel

    Mike
     
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    "Cry Wolf" by Wilbur Smith
     
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    The Ten Thousand by Michael Curtis Ford
    The Dosadi Experiment by Frank Herbert
    Ensign Flandry by Poul Anderson
     
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    My wife really enjoyed that one. I recently finished "The DaVinci Code" by Dan Brown and thought it was great.

    I'm working on Slapstick, by Kurt Vonnegut.
     
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    Yup. My wife turned me onto Connie Willis, too. She's a very good writer.

    Mike
     
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    well I just finished Harry potter 5. Loved it!!!! and am in search of my next read.
     
  10. I'm in the middle of The Years of Rice and Salt by Kim Stanley Robinson. It finally came out in paperback, so I had to read it.

    Just finished re-reading Behold the Man by Michael Moorcock and Pastwatch by Orson Scott Card.
     
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    I just finished Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. I thought it was good, but I liked the fourth book a lot more.

    I also finished The Deer and the Cauldron - the Third Book. Jin Yong (Louis Cha) is such a great writer. He's inspired me to learn Chinese (Mandarin) and to eventually learn the written language. I hope to read one of his novels in Chinese some day. In fact, I was so happy with this book that I re-read The Book and The Sword translated by Graham Earnshaw (which I feel is a better translation). You can find both sets of books on Ama zon. My translation for TBaTS I got from Earnshaw's old website (now unavailable).
     
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    Ozma of Oz, by L. Frank Baum.
     
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    Lasombra, 4th book in the dark ages vampire series by white wolf.
     
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    Just finished David Farland's Wizardborn, 3rd in The Runelord's series.. course have to wait for the next one out ~!

    Very well done ~!

    Now I'm reading The Naked Empire by Terry Goodkind..
    I'm enjoying it so far :)
     
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    Cyber fiction with a Silat twist.
     
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    The Bourne Identity, by Robert Ludlum
     
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    Finishing up Musashi by Yoshikawa, and then I plan to reread Lord of the Rings.
     
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    Carrie, by Stephen King
     
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    How was it? I saw the movie, but never read the book. Are there any big differences between the movie and the book?
     
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    I only started it last night--and I've never seen the movie! One difference: John Travolta isn't in the book. :D

    Essentially all the Stephen King I've read has been stuff wher I've seen the movie and wanted to read the book (The Running Man, Firestarter, Christine,...). This is an exception.123
     

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