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Ok so I'm new and I've never done forum posting or anything like this so I'm sure I'll screw it up somehow, but here goes nothing. Since I'm new and I'm only acquainted with a select few of you I thought i would get to know some you by the books that you like and the ones you're currently reading. This could very well be a stupid idea, but it won't be the first or last time I pursue a half baked idea.

I'm currently reading Coastliners by Joann Harris. Shes a french author so, her books usually take place in some quaint village somewhere in France. She wrote the book Chocolate, that was later turned into a movie starring Johnny Depp (yum). She writes a really good book. Usually there is a touch of mystery and yeah it's kinda romancy, but not mushy.
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Song of Ice and Fire series here, and after that the Dean Koontz Frakenstien books
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Posted Aug 10, 12
First Book ever read front to back
Splinter of the Mind's Eye

Read a while ago
Knight Errant
Darth Bane: Path of Destruction
Darth Bane: Rule of Two
Darth Bane: Dynasty of Evil
Rogue Planet
Outbound Flight
The Approaching Storm
Republic Commando: Hard Contact
Shatterpoint
Republic Commando: Triple Zero
Republic Commando: True Colors
The Clone Wars: Wild Space
Clone Wars Gambit: Stealth
Clone Wars Gambit: Siege
Republic Commando: Order 66
Dark Lord: The Rise of Darth Vader
Imperial Commando: 501st
Coruscant Nights I: Jedi Twilight
Coruscant Nights II: Street of Shadows
Coruscant Nights III: Patterns of Force
The Han Solo Trilogy 1: The Paradise Snare
The Han Solo Trilogy 2: The Hutt Gambit
Lando Calrissian and the Mindharp of Sharu
Lando Calrissian and the Flamewind of Oseon
Lando Calrissian and the Starcave of ThonBoka
The Force Unleashed
The Han Solo Trilogy 3: Rebel Dawn
Han Solo at Stars' End
Han Solo's Revenge
Han Solo and the Lost Legacy
Death Troopers
The Force Unleashed II
Death Star
Shadows of the Empire
The Bounty Hunter Wars 1: The Mandalorian Armor
The Bounty Hunter Wars 2: Slave Ship
The Bounty Hunter Wars 3: Hard Merchandise
The Truce at Bakura
Luke Skywalker and the Shadows of Mindor
X-wing: Rogue Squadron
X-wing: Wedge's Gamble
X-wing: The Krytos Trap
X-wing: The Bacta War
X-wing: Wraith Squadron
X-wing: Iron Fist
X-wing: Solo Command
The Courtship of Princess Leia
Tatooine Ghost
Thrawn Trilogy: Heir to the Empire
Thrawn Trilogy: Dark Force Rising
Thrawn Trilogy: The Last Command
X-wing: Isard's Revenge
The Jedi Academy Trilogy: Jedi Search
The Jedi Academy Trilogy: Dark Apprentice
The Jedi Academy Trilogy: Champions of the Force
I, Jedi
Children of the Jedi
Darksaber
X-wing: Starfighters of Adumar
Planet of Twilight
The Crystal Star
The Black Fleet Crisis: Before the Storm
The Black Fleet Crisis: Shield of Lies
The Black Fleet Crisis: Tyrant's Test
The New Rebellion
Corellian Trilogy 1: Ambush at Corellia
Corellian Trilogy 2: Assault at Selonia
Corellian Trilogy 3: Showdown at Centerpoint
The Hand of Thrawn Duology 1: Specter of the Past
The Hand of Thrawn Duology 2: Vision of the Future
Survivor's Quest
ALL of the New Jedi Order era Novels
ALL of Legacy era Novels (minus Mercy kill cause it just came out)

Read recently
The Old Republic: Revan
The Old Republic: Deceived
Red Harvest
The Old Republic: Fatal Alliance
Allegiance
Choices of One
Fate of the Jedi: Apocalypse

Disappointed got canceled
Imperial Commando Series

Looking forward to read
The Old Republic: Annihilation
Darth Plagueis
Shadow Games
Scourge
X-wing: Mercy Kill

Oh, and if you were curious, I own all of them. 10% of them are hardcover 15% Digital Copies. I love my SW! :geek:
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Currently finishing The Quickening series by Fiona McIntosh. Not bad, but not blow-my-socks-off.

I always have Jim Butcher on hand, Dresden Files and Codex Alera, as those are my favorites. Next up is my guilty-pleasure authors Kim Harrison and James Rollins. He is getting predictable lately, but I love some of his earlier books. And The Hallows, Rachel Morgan series is just fun, sexy and a great escape.

Methinks Den has his books in the Dewey Decimal System...
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I'm a big fan of the Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin series series too. Same with the Dresden by Jim Butcher series... but my heart belongs to Neil Gaiman. His work on the Sandman series is absolutely amazing. In fact, everything I've read of his has been amazing (Neverwhere, Good Omens, American Gods, Anansi Boys, My Night With Kreep's Mom).
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I started A Game of Thrones about a year ago. I really like it, but I haven't finished it yet. Maybe by the time I finish it George R. R. Martin will have finished the series...or have died(Probably the later since he's a heart attack candidate).
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Like Star Wars much? lol
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Never heard of Jim Butcher. I must look into him. Anybody ever read the Stephanie Plum series by Janet Evanovich?
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Everything by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett is right at the top of my list. Aside from them, I like Malcolm Gladwell, Frank McCourt, Michael Ende, Frank Herbert, Herman Hesse, and Nick Hornby. But I'll read anything I can get my hands on.
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Rheana wrote:
Everything by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett is right at the top of my list. Aside from them, I like Malcolm Gladwell, Frank McCourt, Michael Ende, Frank Herbert, Herman Hesse, and Nick Hornby. But I'll read anything I can get my hands on.

I just finished a book by Nick Hornby. It was called Juliet Naked. It was very interesting. I liked it a lot.
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