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    "The Quickie" by James Patterson and Michael Ledwigde

    Very suspenseful book that will grab you and take you on a roller coaster ride. It has murder, sex, lies, and videotape.
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    Hi Everyone,
    I am reading the books mostly. I read many books But I like
    The Black Book Of Hollywood Diet Secrets Authorized By J.Foster Books. Its really nice book and as well as horrible also.

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    Patrick Rothfuss - The Name Of The Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle - Book 1)

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    A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian by Marina Lewycka

    Just started...but I find the expressions hilarious. Again, a book of dark humour...after How I become Stupid by Martin Page.
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    Quote Originally Posted by atlantean0208 View Post
    So, have you finish Poison Study, can you tell us about the magic system, is it very elaborate or just in the background, subtle?
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    Oh its Ok, take your time, I've read the review for book 2 and 3 (the final) it is full with magic fighting - front and center.
    Atlantean, have you started on this series yet? I just finished reading Poison Study and it deals more with poison, politics, betrayal and other stuff with some talk of users of magic and people using magic. However, magic is not the main topic yet. I think its because the main heroine is still finding out about her heritage and magic, so the sequels will probably deal with it more.

    The author has talent in writing and making things interesting. But I think the greatest downfall is her modern references that sorta looses its ancient setting appeal, you know? I think if she took the care to keep all the descriptions of things in the time setting that it is instead of blending a modern/periodic, it would flow better. Other than that, its a very easy read...you'll find yourself reading through hundreds of pages without feeling like you have. I consider it action-packed and had some suitable amount of romance without focusing it all on romance.

    I'll read Magic Study and Fire Study soon.
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    Just finished Beautiful Lies by Lisa Unger. What can I say can't get enough of those suspense thrillers.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Suet Seung View Post
    Atlantean, have you started on this series yet? I just finished reading Poison Study and it deals more with poison, politics, betrayal and other stuff with some talk of users of magic and people using magic. However, magic is not the main topic yet. I think its because the main heroine is still finding out about her heritage and magic, so the sequels will probably deal with it more.

    The author has talent in writing and making things interesting. But I think the greatest downfall is her modern references that sorta looses its ancient setting appeal, you know? I think if she took the care to keep all the descriptions of things in the time setting that it is instead of blending a modern/periodic, it would flow better. Other than that, its a very easy read...you'll find yourself reading through hundreds of pages without feeling like you have. I consider it action-packed and had some suitable amount of romance without focusing it all on romance.

    I'll read Magic Study and Fire Study soon.
    Nope, I only got the e-book version, maybe try later to buy the book. However I just finish the Name Of The Wind by Patrick Rothfuss. Its a Harry Potter book for the adult. There is the Hogwarts (in the Book called the University), Snape (Hemme in the book) and Malfoy (Ambrose in the book). No separations of magic world like hogwarts.

    The main baddie: ancient warrior turn demon called Heliax and his team called the death-eater - ooopss nope, people called them the Chandrian . In the first book, the Chandrian stay only in the background and the story focus more on the coming of age story of Kvothe (the HP of this book) and his time at the University learning to be an Arcanist - eventually the most powerful ever.

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    I'm reading Jin Yong's Legend of the Condor Heroes / Eagle-Shooting Heroes and The Book and the Sword currently.
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    I've just started reading The Alchemist by Paul Coelho. BTW, does anyone know how to pronounce his last name?
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    J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings.
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    Dean Knootz's Shadowfires

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    I just finished reading Legend of the Condor Heroes yesterday.

    I'm currently reading Paper Swordsmen: Jin Yong and the Modern Chinese Martial Arts Novel, by John Christopher Hamm.
    你看这些云彩,聚了又散,散了又聚,人生离合也是一样。

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    the man who laughs by victor hugo.
    nytimes: Every hr you have 10 minutes where you’re not doing anything productive at work, & you can’t look at porn. So you make a comment & fulfill this desire to show yourself off as a smarty-pants.

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    Just finished reading The Good Guy by Dean Koontz
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    I've just started reading Ann Radcliffe's The Italian.
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    I just finished The Handsome Siblings by: Gu Long a few minutes ago. Some parts were dragged on too long but I really liked it. Su Ying is my favorite character. She is sooooooooooo cool!
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    Just finished "For One More Day" by Mitch Albom and now reading "The Lost Memoirs of Jane Austen".
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    Currently on The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon. A real page-turner.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Suet Seung View Post
    I've just started reading The Alchemist by Paul Coelho. BTW, does anyone know how to pronounce his last name?
    It's hard to say without using the proper IPA. It's like Ko`elyo, but not quite. If you ever heard Ronaldinho pronounced properly, it's a little bit like that.

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    I'm reading Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen and I find Catherine and Henry very funny. It kind of reminds me of a Shakespeare comedy too. NA is such a short novel.
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