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07:23 PM on 01/13/13 
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vivatoto56
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Sweet, I'm in this year, totally read a book this morning too.

1.) Heart Shaped Box - Joe Hill
2.) The Hellbound Heart - Clive Barker
3.) The Exorcist - William Peter Blatty
4.) Legion - William Peter Blatty
5.) House Of Leaves - Mark Z. Danielweski

Holy fuuuck. Extraordinary book.

Anyone willing to put the work in should read this horror masterpiece.
04:13 AM on 01/15/13 
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1. The Shining (Stephen King, 1977)
2. A Visit from the Goon Squad (Jennifer Egan, 2010)
3. The Perks of Being a Wallflower (Stephen Chbosky, 1999)

Updated. Finished my reread of Perks for the first time in awhile and I still love that book.

Currently reading: The Marriage Plot (Jeffery Eugenides, 2011)
04:15 AM on 01/15/13 
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Fourchordwonder
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Holy fuuuck. Extraordinary book.

Anyone willing to put the work in should read this horror masterpiece.

I get to study this in my avant garde fiction class later this semester. I'm already a huge fan of the book, so it should be really fun to reread and discuss it with the class.
06:04 AM on 01/15/13 
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I get to study this in my avant garde fiction class later this semester. I'm already a huge fan of the book, so it should be really fun to reread and discuss it with the class.

Damn, I would absolutely love that. I feel like I've only scratched the suface by simply reading it.
08:12 AM on 01/15/13 
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Damn, I would absolutely love that. I feel like I've only scratched the suface by simply reading it.

Same here. If you haven't been there yet, there's a lot of good discussion (and a lot of useless rambling, but you take the good with the bad) on the forum at houseofleaves.com.

Vaguely related edit: This is a song by my friends' post rock band, and around 2:30 and 3:05 to the end, there's some clips of me reading parts of the prologue of House of Leaves. Their guitar player told me to pick something scary and read it, and that was the first thing that came to mind.
02:41 PM on 01/15/13 
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Goodreads
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1. The Fault In Our Stars (John Green, 2012)
2. Stardust (Neil Gaiman, 1998)
3. Strangers In Paradise vol. 1-2 (Terry Moore, 1993-1996)
4. Y: The Last Man (Brian K. Vaughan, 2002-2008)
5. Morning Glories vol. 1-4 (Nick Spencer, 2010-2013)
6. The Martian Chronicles (Ray Bradbury, 1950)*
7. Runaways vol. 1 (Brian K. Vaughan, 2003-2004)
8. The Ocean at the End of the Lane (Neil Gaiman, 2013)
9. Locke and Key: Welcome to Lovecraft (Joe Hill, 2008)
10. High-Status Characters: How The Upright Citizens Brigade Stormed A City, Started A Scene, And Changed Comedy Forever (Brian Raftery, 2013)
11. Locke & Key: Head Games (Joe Hill, 2009)
12. Locke & Key: Crown of Shadows (Joe Hill, 2010)
13. Locke & Key: Keys to the Kingdom (Joe Hill, 2011)
14. Locke & Key: Clockworks (Joe Hill, 2012)
15. The Underwater Welder (Jeff Lemire, 2012)
01:45 AM on 01/16/13 
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Same here. If you haven't been there yet, there's a lot of good discussion (and a lot of useless rambling, but you take the good with the bad) on the forum at houseofleaves.com.

Vaguely related edit: This is a song by my friends' post rock band, and around 2:30 and 3:05 to the end, there's some clips of me reading parts of the prologue of House of Leaves. Their guitar player told me to pick something scary and read it, and that was the first thing that came to mind.

I'll have to check it out. I wanted to let the book sink in a bit more before I started collecting from other peoples thoughts. Book is a real mind fuck.

And that thing in the edit is awesome, haha. I saw a post about a band the other day titled The Navidson Record, gave me a good chuckle, I wish they weren't metal otherwise I might have checked them out.
08:19 AM on 01/16/13 
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Fourchordwonder
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I'll have to check it out. I wanted to let the book sink in a bit more before I started collecting from other peoples thoughts. Book is a real mind fuck.

And that thing in the edit is awesome, haha. I saw a post about a band the other day titled The Navidson Record, gave me a good chuckle, I wish they weren't metal otherwise I might have checked them out.

That's super disappointing that they were a metal band. Also, Mark Danielewski's sister is a musician (her stage name is Poe), and she released a sort of companion album to House of Leaves: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haunted_(Poe_album)
11:04 AM on 01/17/13 
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Going for 30 again this year.

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

Next up: If On a Winter's Night a Traveler - Italo Calvino

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10:41 AM on 01/19/13 
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TJ Wells
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(1) The Dark Tower V: Wolves of the Calla (Stephen King, 2003)
(2) The Street Lawyer (John Grisham, 1998)
10:39 PM on 01/19/13 
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mrnegativezero
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So we just list off the books we read for this year?

(2) The Street Lawyer (John Grisham, 1998)

Used to be a pretty big Grisham fan. Really enjoyed that one. Gonna start the Runaway Jury soon. Don't know how I never got around to reading it.
12:59 AM on 01/20/13 
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1. Total Recall - Arnold Schwarzenegger
2. Hilarity Ensues - Tucker Max
3. The Last of the Mohicans - James Fenimore Cooper
4. Typical American - Gish Jen
5. Beloved - Toni Morrison
01:27 AM on 01/20/13 
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1. The Fault In Our Stars (John Green, 2012)
2. Stardust (Neil Gaiman, 1998)
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01:55 AM on 01/20/13 
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vivatoto56
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How was it? I've only read Good Omens from Neil Gaiman and I only moderately enjoyed it.
02:20 AM on 01/20/13 
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How was it? I've only read Good Omens from Neil Gaiman and I only moderately enjoyed it.
It's the first book by Gaiman I've read so I can't say I have much perspective, but generally speaking I really enjoyed it. Fun and engaging fantasy, with some more "adult" elements than I expected.



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