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Alex Ristea
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Gemini Cell
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" Ah, it got pushed back. I remember initially it had a Dec 31 release, and I was wondering why I hear such little buzz about it. "
" I'm going to Dallas for a week over New Year's, so it's looks like the Broken Eye is being put on hold as I'll only have my iPad with me.

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Alex Ristea made a comment in the group The Not a Book Club Club2014: The Year In Review topic
" My turn. It's been a crazy year for me, what with all the travel and funemployment. Definitely the most I've ever read, though I know it'll go down ba ...more"
Alex Ristea made a comment in the group Through the Stones AgainIntroductions topic
" I got someone to read this yesterday!

Well, it's at least in her hands. I hope she'll give it a shot over the break.
Firstborn by Brandon Sanderson
" Everyone's seen the State of the Sanderson?
The Gunslinger by Stephen King
"Roland Deschain of Gilead, the Last Gunslinger, is on a mysterious quest for the mysterious Dark Tower. Aside from that, he was also in a quest to follow the man in black, for answers. With his trusty companion, the child named Jake, he sets on an..." Read more of this review »
The Mirror Empire by Kameron Hurley
"2.5 Stars

This book was a bit of a roller-coaster ride that I really wanted to love, but it didn't happen.

I had heard wonderful things about this book and author and was very excited to read it. We're talking mirror worlds, sentient trees and plant..." Read more of this review »
Alex Ristea and 2 other people liked Kaleb Russell's review of Firstborn:
Firstborn by Brandon Sanderson
"I'd love to see Sanderson write more sci-fi! Is there anything he can't write?"
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Gemini Cell by Myke Cole
Gemini Cell
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“We die a little every day and by degrees we’re reborn into different men, older men in the same clothes, with the same scars.”
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“Memories are dangerous things. You turn them over and over, until you know every touch and corner, but still you'll find an edge to cut you.”
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Patrick Rothfuss
“I've waited a long time to show these flowers how pretty you are.”
Patrick Rothfuss, The Wise Man's Fear

Patrick Rothfuss
“Anyone can love a thing because. That's as easy as putting a penny in your pocket.
But to love something despite. To know the flaws and love them too. That is rare and pure and perfect.”
Patrick Rothfuss, The Wise Man's Fear
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Joe Abercrombie
“We should forgive our enemies, but not before they are hanged.”
Joe Abercrombie, Before They Are Hanged

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We're buddy reading Robin Hobb in 2013-14. Anyone who wants to join and read along is welcome. Order of books: - Farseer trilogy - read december'12 - Liv ...more
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2013 Reading Challenge
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Alex Ristea has completed his goal of reading 110 books for the 2013 Reading Challenge!
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