Angie Angie's Comments (member since Feb 10, 2008)


Angie's comments from the SciFi and Fantasy Book Club group.

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1865 I agree with not being able to avoid author's who are more popular being chosen over less popular author's. I think that is just going to be common, people have heard a name over and over and are curious to test out that author. That is what happens for myself at least.
I kinda like how the system is right now myself. I think the random generator can bring up authors (popular or not) whose book we might never have even thought about mentioning. So that is why I like the random generator, and having 1 theme a month.
Nov 04, 2008 12:01PM

Nov 02, 2008 06:19PM

1865 I would try to read it again.... didn't it first come out in 1978? If that is the last time you tried to read it go ahead and give it another try.

I read this about the 2003 edition:

n 2003, King revised The Gunslinger. As stated in the new introduction, King felt it was necessary for many reasons. First, he felt the first book was 'dry' and hard to get into for new readers. He also revised it to make it more linear with the series' ending. The added material was about 9000 words (35 pages).

So the 2003 edition is probably better for people new to the series.
Nov 02, 2008 05:21PM

1865 I have always loved the first line of the book:

"The man in black fled across the desert, and the gunslinger followed."
Nov 02, 2008 10:31AM

1865 Well I didn't get to anything I wanted to read in October so I have to read those books this month:

Hard Eight
Gunslinger (re-read)
The Fire
Catcher in the Rye (re-read)

and I have to catch up on October's book club reads for this book club!
Nov 01, 2008 03:15PM

1865 I am reading the original, only because it is the one I own. I know my mom bought the newer and felt she did get more information out of it.
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Oct 31, 2008 02:32PM

1865 Has anyone played Fallout 3?
Oct 29, 2008 08:20AM

1865 Well there is a little book section, but the group is more based off movies. You are of course welcome to chat about the book also which might lead to a more interesting discussion!
Oct 28, 2008 03:06PM

1865 Hey! I thought I would let people know about a new group I am a mod of, Science Fiction Films. I thought there might be some people from our book club who might want to discuss films as well. We also pick a movie each month to discuss as a group, November will be Primer. So if you are interested in movies that are Science Fiction come give some of your opinions:

http://www.goodreads.com/group/show/9...

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Oct 28, 2008 08:45AM

1865 I can't wait for Bioshock 2!
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Oct 24, 2008 10:51AM

1865 I still really enjoy heroes. I think possibly there may be too many characters. It looks like this week's entertainment weekly is dedicated to saving hereos, though I still don't think it needs savings. Check out this article on it:

http://www.ew.com/ew/article/0,,20235...

I am enjoying Fringe I am glad something different is on TV.
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Oct 23, 2008 08:13AM

1865 Thanks Christopher! I just joined Gamerchicks!
Oct 23, 2008 07:58AM

1865 I am behind as well... I have a few things I have to read first that are due back to the library and then I will get started on it.
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Oct 22, 2008 07:54PM

1865 Women don't play or get employed making video games??????


http://www.latimes.com/technology/la-...

1865 Thanks, I am going to follow the order that that link has!
Oct 22, 2008 07:39PM

1865 I think this is under the wrong thread.... maybe move this to member's chat? or under author's books?
1865 Should there be an order to reading them? Or can you read them in any order?
Oct 20, 2008 07:09AM

1865 I have read the Gunslinger and loved it. I voted for it because I thought it might be fun to read it with a group and see what others have to say about it. I do agree that the last couple books weren't as good as the first books but still a great series.
1865 I read the second book and liked it enough to read the whole series. Turns out there are a lot of books! Looks like 20 books!
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Oct 16, 2008 02:06PM

1865 Card games.... Has anyone played Apples to Apples? Fun game!

One computer game I really enjoy is the Myst series! The first one blew me away!


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