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Windows 7: What are you reading?

01 Jun 2013   #21
Lady Fitzgerald

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit

I finally finished off the Dumas book (and I'm finished with Dumas; he gets sidetracked too much and the story bogs down) and I'm now on a Janet Evanovich kick. After "Man in the Iron Mask" (for a change, the movie was much better), I read "Notorious Nineteen" (I love her Stephanie Plum series) and "Pro and Con" ( a disappointment; it wasn't up to her usual standards, probably because of the clown she co-authored it with). After that, I took a break from Evanovich and read Kathy Reich's "Bones are Forever" (I've read the entire series so far). Except for what has become overly formulaic with Dr. Brennan getting into some kind of potentially fatal jam that she has to be rescued from toward the end of each book (that is getting old; it's beginning to read like a persecution complex), I thoroughly enjoyed the book, as I have the others, and can hardly wait for the next one (due out 08/27/2013). I love both the books and the TV series even though they are as different as night and day. The books are actually somewhat educational without coming across as a dry textbook. The TV series is just loads of fun.

I'm back with Janet Evanovich, just starting "The Husband List", a book she co-authored with Dorien Kelly. I've read other books by the two of them together and they were pretty good so I'm not worried about this one.
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17 Jun 2013   #22

Win 7 Pro x64, Win 10 Pro x64, Linux Light x86

Phantoms by Dean Koontz on Kindle, very spooky !
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17 Jun 2013   #23

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Stephanie View Post
Phantoms by Dean Koontz on Kindle, very spooky !
I just finished reading Common Sense by Paine. I would never pass up a book like that, it's a great read.
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17 Jun 2013   #24
Lady Fitzgerald

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit

I've started a series from a new (to me) author, Gemma Halliday, called the High Heels Mysteries. Think Stephanie Plum meets the Shopaholic and you will get an idea what the books are about. The plots are less than great but Halliday frequently throws out some one liners that leave me laughing so hard, I can't see for the tears. The current book I'm in is Honeymoon in High Heels.

I've just started Sweetheart in High Heels.
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18 Jun 2013   #25

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 (XP, 98SE, 95, 3.11, DOS 7.10 on VM) + Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx

Percy Jackson: The Last Olympian (5th book in the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series by Rick Riordan)
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18 Jun 2013   #26


Onto Second Foundation now. Halfway mark :)

Some good books here everyone.
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19 Jun 2013   #27


Just finishing up reading London Under by Peter Ackroyd.

I have a fascination with the London Underground system, and this book as the complete history of what's underneath the City, starting with all the Roman remains etc and the history of the Underground lines being built.
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19 Jun 2013   #28

windows7 64
Dan Simmons

I have read and re-read the Hyperion Series; Hyperion, Fall of Hyperion, Endymion, Rise of Endymion and enjoyed them both times.
Also liked his "Hard Case" detective series (3 books)
And Olympos, Illium twofer
Finally Darwin's Blade was kind of funny for a smart-ass smart guy, Children of the Night and Carrion Comfort were good horror reads.
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19 Jun 2013   #29
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1

Welcome to Seven Forums profray. A Guy
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19 Jun 2013   #30

Windows 10 Pro

Text books, lots of them. The latest being...

- Internet & The Word Wide Web: How to program
- Elementary Statistics

Though the one book I really enjoyed reading during this whole school thing amongst others is A Canticle for Leibowitz
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