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What are you reading?

by Laura Wright on August 22, 2008 in Feedback

I just finished reading Grimspace for the second time. Ann Aguire’s second book, Wanderlust, comes out next Tuesday and I decided to gear up for the release by rereading Grimspace. Now, if I read a book for a second time, you know it has to be a really good book. My to-be-read pile is pretty substantial.

Grimspace is one of the best sci-fi books I read this summer. The action is non-stop. The characters are unique and engaging with their fair share of flaws and issues, which makes them all the more interesting. It’s hard to predict what the characters will do next, so I keep on reading to see what will happen next. (Predictable books are boring-blech!)

Plus, the cover art is really cool!

Please leave a comment and share what you are reading!

Comments

Cliff says:

Yeah, I’m reading The Dresden Files, a fantasy noir series that they turned into a TV series on SciFi. I just finished #3 and am getting ready to start Summer Knight:

John says:

At the moment, I’m reading Foucault’s Pendulum by Umberto Eco. Next up: Gravity’s Rainbow by Thomas Pynchon.

Em says:

No such heavy reading for me! I just finished re-reading an old favorite mystery, Death in Holy Orders, by P.D. James. Like Laura, I don’t often reread books, but the Adam Dagleish detective stories, especially the last five or so, are worth revisiting.

Sonja says:

I recently finished Anansi Boys, by Neil Gaiman. In typical Gaiman fashion, the story weaves magical elements into a real-life world. Fat Charlie (who is not actually fat) is an ordinary guy from London who’s life takes a turn for the disastrous after he learns his dad is the African trickster god, Anansi, and a brother he never knew he had comes along to ruin his life in spectacular fashion.

John says:

Neil Gaiman is excellent. I’d also recommend American Gods and especially Good Omens which he co-wrote with Terry Pratchett. The latter is, among other things, the heartwarming story of the Antichrist and his dog. Gaiman also authored a graphic novel called The Sandman which one or two people may have heard of.

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