What are you reading now?

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Jackin_your_box
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Deep Black wrote:
To Your Scattered Bodies Go - Philip José Farmer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/To_Your_Scattered_Bodies_Go

Classic series of books from a fine author, you got the rest?

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Just recently finished & I really enjoyed it.

No I've not got the rest, I've heard that the 1st one is the best & it tales off afterwards.
What are your oppinions od the following 4 books?

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The series does get a little bogged down in places but overall it's well worth reading. There's a lot of sub-stories that weave in and out of the series that all, somehow, get tied together in the 4th book 'The Magic Labyrinth'.

The 5th book 'The Gods of Riverworld' is worth reading too though the series was supposed to end with the 4th book.

There's also various short stories in 'Riverworld and Other Stories', 'Tales of Riverworld' and 'Quest to Riverworld' that are worth hunting down too.

I may be biased though as I like all the P.J. Farmer stuff and have an almost complete collection of his work.

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Only 153 posts to this thread eh! Better keep it going then Smiling
Reading Better Mouse Trap by Tom Holt
Listening to Wintersmith by Terry Pratchett and looking forward to a step back to......A Hat Full of Sky
(Thanks to Deep Black and Nursewhen for the advice on the audio books Smiling )

Looking forward to Roberts new book TJDFAOUA

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I'm currently getting into Agatha Christie.
Dreadfully classist and racist but great plots

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The gardener did it Eye-wink

Just starting Red Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mars_trilogy

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Just about finished The Atrocity Archive by Charles Stross, which is a mighty fine book indeed if youre of a cuber geek/HP Lovecraft fan. Rather an odd combination I know but it works.

After that I am going to read Greenvoe by George MacKay Brown, because I was told personally that I have to read it by none other than Harlan Ellison. And who am I to argue with one of the greats?

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Jasper Fforde - Shades of Grey

And

Tom Holt - Blonde bombshell Smiling

And

Robert Rankin - The Japanese Devil Fish Girl and other Unnatural Attractions Sticking out tongue

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You little tinker, I'm still searching for one...

Over half way through Kim Stanley Robinson's - Red Mars

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JD and Coke wrote:
Jasper Fforde - Shades of Grey

Is that a new one? Which series does it follow Thursday next or Jack Spratt

Edit I am reading Duty Calls by Sandy mitchell
for those who don't know the warhammer 40k universe just imagine a "Grim Dark" Steampunkish Flashman