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Re: Fave Books / Currently Reading
« Reply #1935 on: June 06, 2014, 12:32:14 PM »
hello,

I imagine there are more than a few KISS fans (or at least people who know a lot about KISS) on here.

Is there ever. http://www.friendsoftom.com/forum/index.php?topic=5419.0
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Re: Fave Books / Currently Reading
« Reply #1936 on: June 10, 2014, 06:10:35 PM »
I'm reading Dennis Perrin's Mr. Mike book. Has anyone else read it?

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« Reply #1937 on: June 11, 2014, 04:36:31 PM »
thank you, sir. that was great. tell me there is an ABBA one too, please? neil young?

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Re: Fave Books / Currently Reading
« Reply #1938 on: September 28, 2014, 09:30:12 PM »
Anyone have any thoughts on David Mitchell? Just finished "A Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet" and liked it on so many different levels.
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« Reply #1939 on: September 29, 2014, 12:10:36 AM »
Me and the ladyfriend had a baby in November last year, so all of my reading time is in the middle of the night and on my phone. I hate buying kindle books so I finally got around to reading some Victorian lit. It's not bad! I'm on "Emma" by Jane Austen now and the protagonist is such a flake that it's hard to get into. Makes me appreciate "Cluessless" even more though.

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Re: Fave Books / Currently Reading
« Reply #1940 on: October 02, 2014, 12:39:44 PM »
Just Finished the first 5 Volumes of Locke & Key. Pretty radical stuff!!
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« Reply #1941 on: October 02, 2014, 05:21:18 PM »
Locke and Key is awesome. That series along with Brubaker/Phillips stuff got me back into comics after a 15 year + hiatus.  For Brubaker/Phillips would really recommend the Fatale series- crazy noir horror stuff.

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Re: Fave Books / Currently Reading
« Reply #1942 on: October 04, 2014, 03:19:54 PM »
Ya, I'm kinda dragging my feet with starting Locke and Key vol. 6 because I don't want it to be over.
Never read Fatale, but I've read most of the Criminal books which I've always assumed were pretty similar but didn't realize it had horror elements. It's on the long list of things that I'll hopefully get to one day.

Is there a comic book thread on here?
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Re: Fave Books / Currently Reading
« Reply #1943 on: October 07, 2014, 12:08:48 PM »
just finished doctor sleep. what should i read next? all you need is kill, fingersmith, or black swan green?
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Re: Fave Books / Currently Reading
« Reply #1944 on: October 09, 2014, 08:43:01 PM »
I'm reading Dennis Perrin's Mr. Mike book. Has anyone else read it?

OOh.  Want to read that one.  How is/was it?  Dude had a unique vibe.  Sinister undertones.  Danger.  Unusual in comedy, with the possible exception of the grim terrain worked by Gabriel Iglesias. 

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« Reply #1945 on: November 13, 2014, 09:12:49 AM »
Finished All You Need is Kill. Liked it, but wasn't long enough. Sometimes it's nice to read something fun that doesn't require too much thought. That's what this was to a tee. I've heard the movie is pretty good.
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« Reply #1946 on: November 13, 2014, 10:48:18 AM »
currently reading The Filthy Truth by Andrew Dice Clay (and Some Other Guy). it's not as great as i expected it to be. for someone who is known for being so over the top and sensational the book seems like the kind of white-washed version of the story. he tells some mildly amusing anecdotes but all in all its pretty much the same story you'd get by reading his wikipedia page.

there is only one mention of the day the laughter died and i was really hoping for some insight into the genesis of that album (because it's one of the funniest things ever recorded).

anyone else reading it? anyone want a copy?

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« Reply #1947 on: November 13, 2014, 02:05:47 PM »
Just picked up 3 Shambhala Pocket classics to add to my collection

Zen Essence: The Science Of Freedom
Back To Beginnings
Tao Te Ching,

All three are great guidebooks for living easy and mindfully.

Also just got into The Journey of Derek Jeter by Ian O Conner

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« Reply #1948 on: November 14, 2014, 05:48:27 PM »
Fingersmith was more erotic than quirky. Thumbs Down.
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Re: Fave Books / Currently Reading
« Reply #1949 on: November 18, 2014, 02:51:23 PM »
About halfway through Dune. Don't know what took me so long to get around to reading this.
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