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I'm reading a book called Angelology, by Danielle Trussoni, which is especially interesting to me because not only did she come from my same hometown, we graduated from the same high school.  And I'm picking up on tons of hometown references buried in the story. Like every third page it's "Aaaahhhh I see what you did there...."

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Reading The Book Thief by Markus Zusak, for the third time.  Picking up little details I missed in the last 2 readings.  Death as the narrator still fascinates me. A rather somber and grim tale, in many ways, with brief, shining moments of happiness and accomplishment, as Liesel manages to find and steal another book, and begins to write her own. 

Someday I will watch the film as well, but I am waiting until I feel I am ready to see the changes made to the story, and small details, that seems to happen in most movies created from book adaptations. 

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I just got done with "Clan of the Cave Bear" by Jean M. Auel, and I am currently in the middle of "Jurassic Park" by Michael Crichton.  :) 

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I am half way done with reading -Far North-Will Hobbs- Its a good read but, a float plane crashing in the northern Canadian wilderness and its a fight for survival in the middle of winter... Ring any bells?

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This and that, most of it fluff.  I've got "To Clear Away The Shadows" by David Drake lined up on the phone today

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Just went on a shopping "spree" at Half-Priced Books the other day, and lucked out with some great finds. Reading one of them now:

Isaac Asimov - The Robots Of Dawn.

 

Read the first 2 books in the series years ago, but never got around to the third one (this one). Enjoying it so far, though I feel like I should go back and read the first two books over again. And I will. After I find the fourth book, and read it as well.

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Area 51 by Bob Mayer (originally published as Robert Doherty), because after like 15 years he finally started writing books in that series again, and I figured I should go ahead and just re-read the series before jumping back in at book 10.

And Fire Warrior by Simon Spurrier. Also a re-read. I'm reading it because I'm writing a Halo action fan fiction, and want to get myself into a proper headspace, and Fire Warrior has some of the best and most well-written combat and action sequences I've ever come across.

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Moving on to 77 Shadow Street by Dean Koontz.

Because, every now and then, I have to have some completely self-indulgent horror fiction. 

At 3 am, while sitting awake in our house, made of primarily concrete and cement, while my family sleeps, not hearing the strange sounds the house makes when you are the only one awake to hear the house speaking. The old wooden farmhouse spoke to me at night as well. A constant, almost incessant muttering and grumbling, like an old man, who has misplaced his favorite pipe. A tad annoying at times, but familiar. This house... it speaks more abruptly, and in a distinctly more "threatening" manner. Like a rogue cop with a gun in their hand, telling you to back up, or else...

 

And then my dog licks my foot and makes me jump 3 feet straight up, in the air.

 

All good.  This is why I read this stuff, lol.

 

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Still working through a pile of non-fiction books I picked up last year, I am currently reading Killers of the Flower Moon:  The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI.

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