What are you reading?

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    Erica

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    As much as I fucking abhor the idea of it, im gonna start the TGWTDT over. I lost my place and cant find it again.
     
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    Filip

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    I have to read Iliad and Odyssey (only 4 chapters, though.), and that makes me very, very, very sad.
     
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    It's a classic story. Might as well appreciate it.
     
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    Continued with The Fellowship of the Ring.
     
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    About to read "The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared" by Jonas Jonasson.
     
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    I'm with philsfan on this. Fucking classics man. Just brilliant.
     
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    lime treacle

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    Everyone says it's hard to read, though. All the archaisms and everything.
     
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    I didn't understand a fucking word.
     
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    Squish Mitten

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    Don't worry. No one does. This for school? Just go to sparknotes :)

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    Going to start Fight Club (The book, obviously). Excited!
     
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    I never knew that Fight Club is based on a book until now.

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    DEAN KOONTZ: False Memory

    A roller coaster ride of emotions.
     
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    I read a lot of those old books though. After a while it gets easier to understand.
     
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    Just read two books called Graceling and Fire (same series) and they were really good. I enjoyed Graceling a bit more, though!
    But right now I'm all into the Belgariad again for uni stuff. Third book in particular: Magician's Gambit. God I love those books...
     
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    Plus, ancient Greek literature is just straight up fucking badass. I was apathetic to it as a kid, but I appreciated it all so much more after reading that stuff again in college
     
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    Dark places by Gillian Flynn (98% done)
     
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    II had this weird moment in high school (of course it was probably a side effect of high school) where I could not just sit down and read that stuff. And before it would generally go over my head. But these days I find that old style of writing from guys like Homer so much more interesting. Even later stuff like Nietschze, Lovecraft, Tolkien have that same... idk, bravado. It's somehing I wish would find it's way into my writing.
     
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    Onto the next Belgariad; Castle of Wizardry
     
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    You've probably read it by now, right? Is it worth reading? Similar to Gone Girl?

    Because I'm looking for a good book to read, but I can't seem to select one. I enjoyed Gone Girl (Except the ending), so I thought I may read this.
     
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    The Fellowship of the Ring, STILL. I realized that I can read it despite of school and read like 80 pages this week. Almost done with Book I.
     
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    Read The Belgariad if you want good books! If you like fantasy that is.
     

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