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Easy Death
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"This was supposed to be my Christmas themed read but I got bogged down with another book and never got to it. Better late than never." 13 hours, 28 min ago

 
Watership Down
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"Almost finished and overall I think this is much better than The Wind in the Willows, which I was forced to read in school." Jan 23, 2015 10:03AM

 
Dust
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by Hugh Howey (Goodreads Author)
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"I had forgotten how easy Howey's books are to read. Just took a peek to see where the story picks up and before I knew it I had read 70 pages." Jan 10, 2015 06:27PM

 

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AndrewP is on page 50 of 272 of Easy Death: This was supposed to be my Christmas themed read but I got bogged down with another book and never got to it. Better late than never.
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Living Dead in Dallas by Charlaine Harris
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Urban Fantasy is a genre I am trying to get more familiar. Most of the authors seem to right long series of books so I think I need to read 2 or 3 of a series before getting a good feel for them.

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Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer
Annihilation (Southern Reach, #1)
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As this book is the FEBRUARY Sword and Laser pick I am withholding my review for a few weeks to avoid spoilers.
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AndrewP is 80% done with Watership Down: Almost finished and overall I think this is much better than The Wind in the Willows, which I was forced to read in school.
Watership Down by Richard Adams
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“What kind of man would put a known criminal in charge of a major branch of government? Apart from, say, the average voter.”
Terry Pratchett, Going Postal
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Two Roman soldiers came into the shop with a mechanical drawing on papyrus of a device they wanted built by sunrise the next morning. It was a cross to be used in the execution of a rabble-rouser.
Jesus and his father built it. They were glad to have the work. And the rabble-rouser was executed on it. So it goes.”
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“Ankh-Morpork had dallied with many forms of government and had ended up with that form of democracy known as One Man, One Vote. The Patrician was the Man; he had the Vote.”
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“We reap a reward merely in the act of helping others. We never know how, or if, that reward will come back to us. Helping is the reward; none other is needed nor better.”
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