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The System of the World by Neal Stephenson
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The Confusion by Neal Stephenson
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Quicksilver by Neal Stephenson
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Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson
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Steve McQueen by Marc Eliot
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One of my inspirations, before I read this book. Now, although wonderfully written, I wish I'd not read it.
On second thought, I'm glad I did. He was much more and much less then my imagination. Hero's, though necessary, are just as flawed as all of...more
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Skin Game by Jim Butcher
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His best book yet. Jim's writing style has evolved over the years and this last book is a high point. The geek references, the dialogue, the consistency of characters and the foreshadowing for the next installment are perfected in "Skin Game" .
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Pines by Blake Crouch
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Blah. Not since twilight have I read something so desperately in need of either a good editor or some gasoline and a pack of matches. "Skull crunching" "skull fractured sounding crunch" "skull fracturing crunch"
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Emperor of Thorns by Mark  Lawrence
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I really enjoyed the first two.
But the ending? Really? While I applaud Marks reasoning and panache in ending at three what he could have easily Robert Jordaned into infinity. I fear he may have invented the next "and he woke up and 'twas all a dream...more
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