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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 12:59:39

I am reading Emma by Jane Austin.


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Thu, 13 Feb 2014 02:35:20

I just finished Death Note Vol 12--the final book in the manga series. Great read. Happy

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Thu, 13 Feb 2014 06:28:55

Finished "Captain Alatriste" by a translater by Arturo Pérez-Reverte. Now I read a bit of "The Tough Guide to Fantasyland" by Diana Wynne Jones, until the cicadas go away.

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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 03:43:24

I just finished reading The Ocean At The End of The Lane by Neil Gaiman. It was a very enjoyable book. This is the first book written by Neil Gaiman that I have read, and it certainly won't be the last.

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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 09:09:15
Ravenprose said:

I just finished Death Note Vol 12--the final book in the manga series. Great read. Happy

There is a short story that is worth reading as well. Beyond Birthday. It's a all text novel, but if you loved DN as much as I you will dig it.

EDIT: Novella I guess, not short story.

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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 00:50:03
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There is a short story that is worth reading as well. Beyond Birthday. It's a all text novel, but if you loved DN as much as I you will dig it.

EDIT: Novella I guess, not short story.

Thanks, Aspro. I'll definitely check it out soon.

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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 12:46:23

After almost a thousand days I've finally finished "The Years of Rice and Salt" by Kim Stanley Robinson. I read through around 130 pages before having a long break from reading. Good thing I remembered it well enough when I started reading it again. It's definitely my favourite book I've read this year (not that there are many to choose from). Time for my most challenging read yet: an unofficial OutKast biography.

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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 15:22:32
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After almost a thousand days I've finally finished "The Years of Rice and Salt" by Kim Stanley Robinson. I read through around 130 pages before having a long break from reading. Good thing I remembered it well enough when I started reading it again. It's definitely my favourite book I've read this year (not that there are many to choose from). Time for my most challenging read yet: an unofficial OutKast biography.

The years of reading The Years of Rice and Salt.

The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere  
The ceremony of innocence is drowned;
The best lack all conviction, while the worst  
Are full of passionate intensity.
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 12:23:23
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The years of reading The Years of Rice and Salt.

If only I had eaten rice with salt during reading.

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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 13:43:31
Té_Rojo said:
Foolz said:

The years of reading The Years of Rice and Salt.

If only I had eaten rice with salt during reading.

The years of eating rice and salt.

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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 00:58:02

I just ordered Death Note: Another Note - The Los Angeles BB Murder Cases from Amazon.

Death Note: Another Note - The Los Angeles BB Murder Cases

It's not available for Kindle ( Hrm ), so I have to wait until Friday to start reading it. It was $16.19 for a 176 page novel! Yikes! I'll probably have it read in one day too, lol. It better be worth it, Aspro! Nyaa

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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 09:11:47
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I just ordered Death Note: Another Note - The Los Angeles BB Murder Cases from Amazon.

Death Note: Another Note - The Los Angeles BB Murder Cases

It's not available for Kindle ( Hrm ), so I have to wait until Friday to start reading it. It was $16.19 for a 176 page novel! Yikes! I'll probably have it read in one day too, lol. It better be worth it, Aspro! Nyaa

Hmmm... well, it's not worth $16.19. Unless you add in the decorative value, in which case, it is.


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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 23:08:31

Well, I just recieved my new Death Note book in the mail. I haven't read any of it yet.The cover is so odd. I thought someone had cut dust jacket in half, but that's how it's supposed to be. It just looks so weird with half a dust jacket. Other than that, it's certainly a well crafted hardbound book, and it should be for the $16 I paid. I haven't purchased a physical book since I bought Joyland last June. Time to see if I still dislike reading physical books as much as I used to.

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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 23:13:02

Well, go into it open minded. Once I realized what it was abuot I enjoyed it.

BTW, I accidently buoght two copies of it (I don't have either any more). I am actually surprised it si stil available for purchase.


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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 23:14:09

The cover, when you think of the L and Kira relationship is actually pretty damn cool. The black and the white, one covering the other, but not completely.


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Sat, 15 Mar 2014 01:47:26
Ravenprose said:

Well, I just recieved my new Death Note book in the mail. I haven't read any of it yet.The cover is so odd. I thought someone had cut dust jacket in half, but that's how it's supposed to be. It just looks so weird with half a dust jacket. Other than that, it's certainly a well crafted hardbound book, and it should be for the $16 I paid. I haven't purchased a physical book since I bought Joyland last June. Time to see if I still dislike reading physical books as much as I used to.

Commercial, well crafted hardbound books cost closer to $160. But they do cost about $16 to make I suppose.

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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 09:39:45

Now I've read School Rumble, Volume 1. Quickest read so far this year, but I wanted something light after I had little sleep.

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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:32:00

I bought Dracula and foundation, both are supposed to be great. I will start with Dracula first , anything I should know ? Is Frankenstein considered the better of the two? I know vampires existed before Dracula but did this book set the modern rules of was that done before? And was it the universal movies that turned Dracula into the king of monsters, when did that mentality start?

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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 06:19:43

I just started reading a new manga Rosario+Vampire, Vol. 1.

All I can say so far is: LOL LOL LOL

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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 03:44:11

I have finally read Don Quixote. I've also read many X-Men comic books... online.

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