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09:38 PM on 01/01/13 
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Farva2
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I always plan out what books i want to read at the beginning of the year but then the semester starts and destroys my leisure time.
09:46 PM on 01/01/13 
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I haven't read Horns yet but HSB is absolutely fantastic. Terrifying and surprisingly fast paced, there's basically a new plot twist on every single page. Compare this to his King's first book, Carrie, and he's already off to a better start than his father. This is going to be a hell of an interesting career to follow.
Yeah, Carrie is by far my least favorite/worst King book I've read. I'll definitely have to check out Joe's novels soon.
09:49 PM on 01/01/13 
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1. The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch
09:57 PM on 01/01/13 
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1.) Heart Shaped Box - Joe Hill
Great book. I love 20th Century Ghosts by him, as well.
10:14 PM on 01/01/13 
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I just read The Passage by Justin Cronin in about 3.5 days, so next up for me is The Twelve.
10:28 PM on 01/01/13 
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Yeah, Carrie is by far my least favorite/worst King book I've read. I'll definitely have to check out Joe's novels soon.

Totally agree. I suppose I liked it a bit more than Blaze though, but I don't really like counting such an obvious "trunk novel."

Have you heard of Drood by Dan Simmons?

Great book. I love 20th Century Ghosts by him, as well.

I just ordered it. I can't wait. I was reading some of the plot summaries for the stories and they sound absolutely wonderful.

I just read The Passage by Justin Cronin in about 3.5 days, so next up for me is The Twelve.

I just got that for Christmas! How was it?
11:09 PM on 01/01/13 
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how does this work again?
do we list books we've read, books we're reading, or books we plan to read? none/some/all of the above?
11:29 PM on 01/01/13 
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Most of us list the books we've read, but some also mention what they are currently reading.
11:38 PM on 01/01/13 
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My completed book list for 2012

I am shooting for 50 again this year.
11:39 PM on 01/01/13 
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Most of us list the books we've read, but some also mention what they are currently reading.
i see. well i've finished...
volume one of the walking dead

currently reading

the amazing adventures of kavalier and clay
the omnivores dilemma
07:13 AM on 01/02/13 
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Finished 23 books in 2012. Shooting for 25 in 2013.

1. The Orphan Master's Son (Adam Johnson) Currently Reading

Great book, this was my favorite of 2012!
04:32 PM on 01/02/13 
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Totally agree. I suppose I liked it a bit more than Blaze though, but I don't really like counting such an obvious "trunk novel."

Have you heard of Drood by Dan Simmons?



I just ordered it. I can't wait. I was reading some of the plot summaries for the stories and they sound absolutely wonderful.



I just got that for Christmas! How was it?

I really enjoyed it! There were one or two weird things about it, but not bad... Just weird. It was really well done and extremely hard to put down- I had to order the next book in the series ASAP and can't wait to read it.
04:39 PM on 01/02/13 
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Shakriel
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Going to try this this year.
http://www.goodreads.com/user/show/9350387-kyle-johnson

1. In The Woods - Tana French (technically started it in December, so not sure if it counts, haha.)
2. The Likeness - Tana French (currently reading.)
05:53 PM on 01/02/13 
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Fourchordwonder
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Going for 30 again this year. [Accomplished]
Going for 50 now.

1. Mother Night - Kurt Vonnegut
2. Everything That Rises Must Converge - Flannery O'Connor
3. On Writing - Stephen King
4. The Unbearable Lightness of Being - Milan Kundera
5. Let the Right One In - John Ajvide Lindqvist
6. If On a Winter's Night a Traveler - Italo Calvino
7. Franny and Zooey - J.D. Salinger
8. Malone Dies - Samuel Beckett
9. Our Band Could Be Your Life - Michael Azerrad
10. AVA - Carole Maso
11. Trout Fishing In America - Richard Brautigan
12. House of Leaves - Mark Z. Danielewski
13. Kiss of the Spider Woman - Manuel Puig
14. Under the Dome - Stephen King
15. Howl and other poems - Allen Ginsberg
16. A Room With a View - E.M. Forster
17. Freakonomics - Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
18. Labyrinths - Jorge Luis Borges
19. The Dream of a Common Language - Adrienne Rich
20. Crime and Punishment - Fyodor Dostoevsky
21. World War Z - Max Brooks
22. Mind and Cosmos - Thomas Nagel
23. The Crying of Lot 49 - Thomas Pynchon
24. A Feast For Crows - George R.R. Martin
25. The Maltese Falcon - Dashiell Hammett
26. The Pill Vs. the Springhill Mine Disaster - Richard Brautigan
27. In Watermelon Sugar - Richard Brautigan
28. The Hitchhiker's Guide To the Galaxy - Douglas Adams
29. Neverwhere - Neil Gaiman
30. Selected Poems - T.S. Eliot
31. Joyland - Stephen King
32. The Book of Imaginary Beings - Jorge Luis Borges
33. Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour, An Introduction - J.D. Salinger
34. Reasonable Doubt - Steve Vogel
35. Love In the Time of Cholera - Gabriel Garcia Marquez
36. Getting Even - Woody Allen
37. Pet Sematary - Stephen King
38. The Martian Chronicles - Ray Bradbury
39. Foucault's Pendulum - Umberto Eco
40. Stardust - Neil Gaiman
06:37 PM on 01/02/13 
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Got through 38 books last year, which makes sense when you put my addictions to YA fiction, pulp, and scifi/fantasy up against two death semesters at college.

Here's my Goodreads profile. Feel free to be my friend!

Currently Reading: The A-Men - John Trevillian

January
1. The Lost Art - Simon Morden

Both books I got for Christmas. I finished off my reading list backlog (which has existed in some mutation since 2007) on Christmas Day and ended up getting 11 books for Christmas so I'm glad to have more fuel to keep me going.



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