what books are you reading?

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  1. gwartney

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    I'm not a Stephen King Horror fan but his other books never fail to entertain.
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    I'm on a Steven King run.

    Right now I'm reading Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption. I noticed it was pretty short and I found out it is part of a collection called Different Seasons. I'll probably read the other three next. That was such a great movie, I wonder if I'd be enjoying reading it as much if I'd never seen it. I try to read the book first if I know I'm going to see the movie soon. I did this in reverse.

    I hear Morgan Freeman's voice when I read it because it is narrated by his character, Red.
     
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    Angela's Ashes. For fucks sake it's good.
     
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    Still reading Stephen King. I'm on the Bachman Books right now. He certainly didn't try to change his style too much when he wrote as Bachman.
     
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    Great thread!
     
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    Just got these in the mail yesterday. They're two Ukrainian authors. If you don't already know I'm a total faggot for Ukraine.

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    I can't wait to read that. Is it good? My expectations may be too high.
     
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    This is the book that the movie "Jackie Brown," is based upon. I think this is my first Elmore Leonard book and I like his style but it has been a little tough to get into the book so far. I'm going to stick with it because he's a pretty legendary author.

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    Its a delightful second effort,
    I know everyone liked that first book, it was quite a surprise.
    Still reading this, very light reading IMO.
     
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    In anticipation of the upcoming movie, I read Mortal Engines a few weeks ago and thought it was good. Now I'm reading "American Assassin: A Thriller" and it's pretty good :) Gonna watch the movie after
     
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    I like light reading. I like to be entertained. I'll read a couple of non-fiction in a row then have to go back to something lighter for a while.
     
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    Mortal Engines is a young adult book. I just read, A Monster Calls, which is also a kid's book. Some of this kid stuff is very good writing! I may give Mortal Engines a try.
     
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    Yeah, I'm just starting getting into reading again, so I thought I'd start with an easier one. I'd definitely give Mortal Engines a read, because the concept is interesting, and they're making a movie that's looking interesting, so it's fun to have that to look forward to.

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    How are you going to watch a movie that isn't released in "Norway" until November 3rd?