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The Benheck.com Bookclub!11!!one!!

Post by khaag » Sun Jul 01, 2007 12:44 am

I know the kids don't really read... books... these days. You know, with the internets and alls... but I do.

Right now I'm into a series called Pendragon. They're good books. However, D.J. Machale (the author) hasn't released the 8th (or is it 9th? Can't remember...) yet, so at the moment I am reading House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer. So far it's been very good.

So do any of you folks read... uhh... books? Beside's Ben's of course...

Oh, and BTW, I just finished watching Port Washington for the first time ever... I have three letters to say: O M G. I don't even know what to say about it. It's cheese. It's Ben. It's Port Washington.
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Post by twilightprincess » Sun Jul 01, 2007 12:51 am

I read an auto biography by ray manzarek (the doors) recently, actually i'm still reading it, it's quite intense.

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Post by lifeisbetterwithketchup » Sun Jul 01, 2007 12:59 am

I'm into fantasy and such. Reading Lord of Chaos in the Wheel of Time series by Robert Jordan now.
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Post by typamc95 » Sun Jul 01, 2007 3:29 am

anybody read iWoz?
it is the autobiography Steve Wozinack

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Post by Lorelis-san » Sun Jul 01, 2007 4:35 am

Haven't read a book in a long while.

Though "Life of Pi" was a very good book for me.

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Post by Darth Fett » Sun Jul 01, 2007 7:51 am

I've been a fan of Warriors by Erin Hunter for years, with The Darkest Hour being my favorite. Other good ones that arn't worthy of their own sentences are:
The Warrior Heir by Name I Forgot
The Rangers Apprentice series by John Flanagan
Harry Potter(it had to be mentioned eventually)
Lord of the Rings by J.R.R Tolkien
The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S Lewis
The White Fox Chronicles by Another Name I Forgot
Tailchasers Song by ?

I'll list more as they come to mind. 8)
Edit: I just finished The Beast Of Noor last night.
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Post by blackbox_dev » Sun Jul 01, 2007 8:26 am

typamc95 wrote:anybody read iWoz?
it is the autobiography Steve Wozinack
Not yet, but I plan to some time in the future.
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Post by totokan » Sun Jul 01, 2007 8:30 am

I like Michael Crichton's books, Jurassic Park and Prey are the only books I've read recently.
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Post by dman762000 » Sun Jul 01, 2007 9:00 am

if you like Michel Chriton then read sphere, its a lot better than the movie, whats so bad about the Harry Potter series, I have read all of them and am waiting for book 7, which will be out in a couple of weeks. Right now I am reading a book called Cyberpunk, by Bruce Bethke, it is available online for free as a pdf, and it is pretty good, I would say that in the last 2 years I have read something like 150 novels, I do a lot of reading

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Post by Harshboy » Sun Jul 01, 2007 9:40 am

I don't read books. I hate them. Even books for school that I have to read I usually just end up going on Sparknotes. I know I can read, I choose not to read books.

The only books that I didn't mind Reading were those Series of Unfortunate Events books. They were actually somewhat good.

Books are a waste of time to me and I'd rather just see the Video version so I don't have to think and use my mind towards better things like VB or RGSS.

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Post by Metallica Man X » Sun Jul 01, 2007 9:56 am

I just finished up through the Encyclopedia letter B book yesterday...gonna start on C today :)
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Post by Twisted Warthog » Sun Jul 01, 2007 9:58 am

The books I'm reading right now are The Edge Chronicles by Paul Stewart, a great series of books amazing drawing also. The other book I'm reading is called Tooth And Claw by Jo Walton its about if dragons were real and talked and socialized like humans, the book is more compelling than i thought it would have been if your into serious fantasy books and you see this one pick it up its awesome.

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Post by gamemasterAS » Sun Jul 01, 2007 9:58 am

I have read House of the Scorpion for school, its OK. How far into it are you ? And the last books I have been into are the Eragon series and the Cirq Du Freak series.
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Post by Life of Brian » Sun Jul 01, 2007 10:05 am

I'm hooked on the Wheel of Time series by Robert Jordan. My friend suggested that I listen to the audio book he had of The Eye of the World while driving, and now I'm most of the way through the third book of the series. It's great. I know it's not technically "reading", but I think it counts.
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Post by lifeisbetterwithketchup » Sun Jul 01, 2007 11:32 am

joedog86 wrote:I'm hooked on the Wheel of Time series by Robert Jordan. My friend suggested that I listen to the audio book he had of The Eye of the World while driving, and now I'm most of the way through the third book of the series. It's great. I know it's not technically "reading", but I think it counts.
Beware, the pace of those books slows down tremendously as you progress through them. They're still good, they just slow down. I'm currently on the sixth book.
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