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Discussion in 'Entertainment Forum' started by troyplaysbass, Jan 1, 2017.

  1. Philll

    Trusted Supporter

    1. Nomad - Alan Partridge
    2. Our Endless, Numbered Days - Claire Fuller
    3. You Are The Music - Victoria Wiliamson
    4. Revolution - Russell Brand
    5. Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit - Jeanette Winterson
    6. The Life of Pi - Yann Martel
    7. A Farewell to Arms - Ernest Hemingway
    8. An Utterly Impartial History of Britain - John O'Farrell
    9. The End of Mr. Y - Scarlett Thomas
    10. Slade House - David Mitchell
    11. Perelandra - C.S. Lewis
    12. The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency - Alexander McCall Smith
    13. The Year of the Flood - Margaret Atwood
    14. Norweigan Wood - Haruki Murakami
    15. The Hobbit - J.R.R. Tolkien
    16. Nocturnes - Kazuo Ishiguro
    17. The Communist Manifesto - Karl Marx & Freidrich Engels
    18. Trigger Warning - Neil Gaiman
    19. The Virtuoso Teacher - Paul Harris
    20. No Country For Old Men - Cormac McCarthy
    21. Galapagos - Kurt Vonnegut
     
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  2. Colby Searcy

    Is admired for his impeccable (food) tastes Prestigious

    Books:
    1) Lock & Key: The Gadwall Incident by Ridley Pearson
    2) The Murder House by James Patterson/David Ellis
    3) Bookshots: Kill or Be Killed by James Patterson
    4) The Bone Collection by Kathy Reichs
    5) Gray by Pete Wentz
    6) Nightmares! by Jason Segel/Kirsten Miller
    7) Lock & Mori by Heather W. Petty
    8) Tranny: Confessions of Punk Rock's Most Infamous Anarchist Sellout by Laura Jane Grace
    9) 100 Cupboards by N.D. Wilson
    10) Warlock Holmes: The Hell-Hound of The Baskervilles by G.S. Denning


    Audiobooks:
    1) Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
    2) Armada by Ernest Cline
    3) Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
    4) Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan
    5) Bones In Her Pocket by Kathy Reichs
    6) Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Titan's Curse by Rick Riordan
    7) Bookshots:113 Minutes by James Patterson
    8) Bookshots: Hunted by James Patterson




    Comics/Graphic Novels:
    1) Invader Zim Vol 2
    2) Gotham Academy Vol 3
    3) DC Universe: Rebirth Deluxe Edition
    4) Southern Bastards Vol 1
    5) Suicide Squad Most Wanted: Katana
    6) Southern Bastards Vol 2
    7) Superman Rebirth Vol 1
    8) Green Arrow Rebirth Vol 1
    9) Southern Bastards Vol 3
    10) Road To Riverdale
    11) Batman Rebirth Vol 1
    12) Aquaman Rebirth Vol 1
    13) The Flash Rebirth Vol 1
    14) Bat-Mite Vol 1
    15) I Hate Fairyland Vol 2
    16-18) Riverdale #0-2
    19) Scooby Apocalypse Vol 1
    20-25) Nailbiter Vol 1-6



    Haven't updated in a while but here it is.

    Have so many at home that I need to read over the next couple of weeks too!
     
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  3. dlemert

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    For the year so far:

    1) A Life in Parts - Bryan Cranston (Nonfiction)
    2) The Revenge of Analog: Real Things and Why They Matter - David Sax (Nonfiction)
    3) The Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story - Douglas Preston (Nonfiction)
    4) Stories of Your Life and Others - Ted Chiang (Fiction)
    5) Writing Movies for Fun and Profit: How We Made a Billion Dollars at the Box Office and You Can, Too! - Thomas Lennon & Robert Ben Garant (Nonfiction)
    6) Norse Mythology - Neil Gaiman (Fiction)
    7) Thanks for the Money: How to Use My Life Story to Become the Best Joel McHale You Can Be - Joel McHale (Nonfiction)
    8) Bring Back the King: The New Science of De-Extinction - Helen Pilcher (Nonfiction)
    9) Micro - Michael Crichton (Fiction)
    10) A Hobbit, a Wardrobe, and a Great War: How JRR Tolkien and CS Lewis Rediscovered Faith, Friendship, and Heroism in the Cataclysm of 1914-18 - Joseph Loconte (Nonfiction)
    11) We'll Always Have Casablanca: The Life, Legend, and Afterlife of Hollywood's Most Beloved Movie - Noah Isenberg (Nonfiction)
    12) Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI - David Grann (Nonfiction)
    13) Ararat - Christopher Golden (Fiction)
    14) All the Light We Cannot See - Anthony Doerr (Fiction)
    15) Jesus Wants to Save Christians: A Manifesto for the Church in Exile - Rob Bell (Nonfiction)
    16) The Islamic Jesus: How the King of the Jews Became a Prophet of the Muslims - Mustafa Akyol (Nonfiction)
    17) Timeline - Michael Crichton (Fiction)
    18) What We Talk About When We Talk About God - Rob Bell (Nonfiction)
    19) Dragon Teeth - Michael Crichton (Fiction)
    20) What is the Bible?: How an Ancient Library of Poems, Letters, and Stories Can Transform the Way You Think and Feel About Everything - Rob Bell (Nonfiction)
    21) Waking Gods - Sylvain Neuvel (Fiction)
    22) Finding God in the Waves: How I Lost My Faith and Found it Again Through Science - Mike McHargue (Nonfiction)
     
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  4. awakeohsleeper

    I do not exist.

    Updated for June. I've read 60 books in the first half of this year. Not bad at all!
     
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  5. Garrett

    it's a banger Moderator

    I'm on a bit of a book binge. Updated as I start another Sanderson audiobook, haha.
     
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  6. Colby Searcy

    Is admired for his impeccable (food) tastes Prestigious

    Thoughts on Armada?
     
  7. Garrett

    it's a banger Moderator

    It's a cliche blast that I adored, but understand why many people find it off-putting and reductive.
     
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  8. Colby Searcy

    Is admired for his impeccable (food) tastes Prestigious

    Didn't know people thought that way.

    I also "read" the Audiobook and felt like Wil was much better in that than RP1.
     
  9. Garrett

    it's a banger Moderator

    Most people hate it because in a lot of ways, it's just a re-telling of Ender's Game and others in the genre. Which, as you've read the thing you understand that's kind of the point, but it's got some incredibly harsh reviews out there.

    Wil was fantastic.
     
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  10. musicandlyrics

    Xaxa Mckenzie

    Always and Forever, Lara Jean.
    This is the third book of the famous novel To All the Boys That I've Loved Before by Jenny Han. Anyone who wants a slice of life genre should watch this book.
     
  11. Philll

    Trusted Supporter

    1. Nomad - Alan Partridge
    2. Our Endless, Numbered Days - Claire Fuller
    3. You Are The Music - Victoria Wiliamson
    4. Revolution - Russell Brand
    5. Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit - Jeanette Winterson
    6. The Life of Pi - Yann Martel
    7. A Farewell to Arms - Ernest Hemingway
    8. An Utterly Impartial History of Britain - John O'Farrell
    9. The End of Mr. Y - Scarlett Thomas
    10. Slade House - David Mitchell
    11. Perelandra - C.S. Lewis
    12. The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency - Alexander McCall Smith
    13. The Year of the Flood - Margaret Atwood
    14. Norweigan Wood - Haruki Murakami
    15. The Hobbit - J.R.R. Tolkien
    16. Nocturnes - Kazuo Ishiguro
    17. The Communist Manifesto - Karl Marx & Freidrich Engels
    18. Trigger Warning - Neil Gaiman
    19. The Virtuoso Teacher - Paul Harris
    20. No Country For Old Men - Cormac McCarthy
    21. Galapagos - Kurt Vonnegut
    22. Fingersmith - Sarah Waters
    23. The Color Purple - Alice Walker
    24. The Girl On The Train - Paula Hawkins
    25. The Blind Watchmaker - Richard Dawkins
     
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  12. Philll Jul 29, 2017
    (Last edited: Jul 29, 2017)
    Philll

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    1. Nomad - Alan Partridge
    2. Our Endless, Numbered Days - Claire Fuller
    3. You Are The Music - Victoria Wiliamson
    4. Revolution - Russell Brand
    5. Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit - Jeanette Winterson
    6. The Life of Pi - Yann Martel
    7. A Farewell to Arms - Ernest Hemingway
    8. An Utterly Impartial History of Britain - John O'Farrell
    9. The End of Mr. Y - Scarlett Thomas
    10. Slade House - David Mitchell
    11. Perelandra - C.S. Lewis
    12. The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency - Alexander McCall Smith
    13. The Year of the Flood - Margaret Atwood
    14. Norweigan Wood - Haruki Murakami
    15. The Hobbit - J.R.R. Tolkien
    16. Nocturnes - Kazuo Ishiguro
    17. The Communist Manifesto - Karl Marx & Freidrich Engels
    18. Trigger Warning - Neil Gaiman
    19. The Virtuoso Teacher - Paul Harris
    20. No Country For Old Men - Cormac McCarthy
    21. Galapagos - Kurt Vonnegut
    22. Fingersmith - Sarah Waters
    23. The Color Purple - Alice Walker
    24. The Girl On The Train - Paula Hawkins
    25. The Blind Watchmaker - Richard Dawkins
    26. The Hunter - Julia Leigh
    27. A Clockwork Orange - Anthony Burgess
    28. Disclosure - Michael Crichton
    29. The Subject Steve - Sam Lipsyte

    edit: as of today I'm on track with my 52 book challenge according to goodreads! At this rate I might actually surpass it, seeing as I didn't start taking the challenge seriously until about March.
     
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  13. awakeohsleeper

    I do not exist.

    Updated for July. Can't believe it's August already.
     
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  14. Colby Searcy Aug 9, 2017
    (Last edited: Sep 19, 2017)
    Colby Searcy

    Is admired for his impeccable (food) tastes Prestigious

    Books:
    1) Lock & Key: The Gadwall Incident by Ridley Pearson
    2) The Murder House by James Patterson/David Ellis
    3) Bookshots: Kill or Be Killed by James Patterson
    4) The Bone Collection by Kathy Reichs
    5) Gray by Pete Wentz
    6) Nightmares! by Jason Segel/Kirsten Miller
    7) Lock & Mori by Heather W. Petty
    8) Tranny: Confessions of Punk Rock's Most Infamous Anarchist Sellout by Laura Jane Grace
    9) 100 Cupboards by N.D. Wilson
    10) Warlock Holmes: The Hell-Hound of The Baskervilles by G.S. Denning
    11) The Fact Of A Body: A Murder and A Memoir by Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich
    12) The Silent Corner by Dean Koontz
    13) Murder Games by James Patterson
    14) Two Nights by Kathy Reichs
    15) One Of Us Is Lying by Karen McManus
    Currently reading: The Fourth Monkey by J.D. Barker

    Audiobooks:
    1) Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
    2) Armada by Ernest Cline
    3) Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
    4) Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan
    5) Bones In Her Pocket by Kathy Reichs
    6) Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Titan's Curse by Rick Riordan
    7) Bookshots:113 Minutes by James Patterson
    8) Bookshots: Hunted by James Patterson




    Comics/Graphic Novels:
    1) Invader Zim Vol 2
    2) Gotham Academy Vol 3
    3) DC Universe: Rebirth Deluxe Edition
    4) Southern Bastards Vol 1
    5) Suicide Squad Most Wanted: Katana
    6) Southern Bastards Vol 2
    7) Superman Rebirth Vol 1
    8) Green Arrow Rebirth Vol 1
    9) Southern Bastards Vol 3
    10) Road To Riverdale
    11) Batman Rebirth Vol 1
    12) Aquaman Rebirth Vol 1
    13) The Flash Rebirth Vol 1
    14) Bat-Mite Vol 1
    15) I Hate Fairyland Vol 2
    16-18) Riverdale #0-2
    19) Scooby Apocalypse Vol 1
    20-25) Nailbiter Vol 1-6
    26) All-Star Batman Vol 1


    Updated through current.

    Looking through the end of the year there are definitely a few books I still plan to check out but I may not get this as much as I have been.

    I'm just proud of myself for actually reading 15 books over the course of 7 months. That's the most I've read since probably Middle School?
     
  15. awakeohsleeper

    I do not exist.

    Great effort!
     
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  16. Colby Searcy

    Is admired for his impeccable (food) tastes Prestigious

    I appreciate that, thanks!

    My wife has been giving me shit for years to read something other than comics/graphic novels lol. Finally giving in to her demands haha
     
  17. Garrett

    it's a banger Moderator

    Should hit my lowered goal of 50 by the end of the month, so maybe 75 is back in play.
     
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  18. awakeohsleeper

    I do not exist.

    Updated for August.

    Would highly recommend Americanah.
     
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  19. Carl Smookes

    Newbie

    The business case for peace is a good one
     
  20. Philll

    Trusted Supporter

    1. Nomad - Alan Partridge
    2. Our Endless, Numbered Days - Claire Fuller
    3. You Are The Music - Victoria Wiliamson
    4. Revolution - Russell Brand
    5. Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit - Jeanette Winterson
    6. The Life of Pi - Yann Martel
    7. A Farewell to Arms - Ernest Hemingway
    8. An Utterly Impartial History of Britain - John O'Farrell
    9. The End of Mr. Y - Scarlett Thomas
    10. Slade House - David Mitchell
    11. Perelandra - C.S. Lewis
    12. The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency - Alexander McCall Smith
    13. The Year of the Flood - Margaret Atwood
    14. Norweigan Wood - Haruki Murakami
    15. The Hobbit - J.R.R. Tolkien
    16. Nocturnes - Kazuo Ishiguro
    17. The Communist Manifesto - Karl Marx & Freidrich Engels
    18. Trigger Warning - Neil Gaiman
    19. The Virtuoso Teacher - Paul Harris
    20. No Country For Old Men - Cormac McCarthy
    21. Galapagos - Kurt Vonnegut
    22. Fingersmith - Sarah Waters
    23. The Color Purple - Alice Walker
    24. The Girl On The Train - Paula Hawkins
    25. The Blind Watchmaker - Richard Dawkins
    26. The Hunter - Julia Leigh
    27. A Clockwork Orange - Anthony Burgess
    28. Disclosure - Michael Crichton
    29. The Subject Steve - Sam Lipsyte
    30. Farenhait 451 - Ray Bradbury
    31. Close Range - Annie Proulx
    32. Socialism: A Very Short Introduction - Paul Newman
    33. Brave New World - Aldous Huxley
    34. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind - Yuval Noah Harari
    35. A Visit From The Goon Squad - Jennifer Egan

    Just about keeping on target - got a little hung up on a couple of these but still averaging a book a week. I'm making this challenge a bit more of a priority for the rest of the year so hopefully I'll stay on top.
     
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  21. Colby Searcy

    Is admired for his impeccable (food) tastes Prestigious

    Books:
    1) Lock & Key: The Gadwall Incident by Ridley Pearson
    2) The Murder House by James Patterson/David Ellis
    3) Bookshots: Kill or Be Killed by James Patterson
    4) The Bone Collection by Kathy Reichs
    5) Gray by Pete Wentz
    6) Nightmares! by Jason Segel/Kirsten Miller
    7) Lock & Mori by Heather W. Petty
    8) Tranny: Confessions of Punk Rock's Most Infamous Anarchist Sellout by Laura Jane Grace
    9) 100 Cupboards by N.D. Wilson
    10) Warlock Holmes: The Hell-Hound of The Baskervilles by G.S. Denning
    11) The Fact Of A Body: A Murder and A Memoir by Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich
    12) The Silent Corner by Dean Koontz
    13) Murder Games by James Patterson
    14) Two Nights by Kathy Reichs
    15) One Of Us Is Lying by Karen McManus
    16) The Fourth Monkey by J.D. Barker
    17) Gwendy's Button Box by Stephen King/Richard Chizmar
    18) Lock & Mori: Mind Games by Heather W Petty
    19) Miles Morales: Spider-Man by Jason Reynolds
    20) UNSUB by Meg Gardiner

    Audiobooks:
    1) Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
    2) Armada by Ernest Cline
    3) Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
    4) Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan
    5) Bones In Her Pocket by Kathy Reichs
    6) Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Titan's Curse by Rick Riordan
    7) Bookshots:113 Minutes by James Patterson
    8) Bookshots: Hunted by James Patterson




    Comics/Graphic Novels:
    1) Invader Zim Vol 2
    2) Gotham Academy Vol 3
    3) DC Universe: Rebirth Deluxe Edition
    4) Southern Bastards Vol 1
    5) Suicide Squad Most Wanted: Katana
    6) Southern Bastards Vol 2
    7) Superman Rebirth Vol 1
    8) Green Arrow Rebirth Vol 1
    9) Southern Bastards Vol 3
    10) Road To Riverdale
    11) Batman Rebirth Vol 1
    12) Aquaman Rebirth Vol 1
    13) The Flash Rebirth Vol 1
    14) Bat-Mite Vol 1
    15) I Hate Fairyland Vol 2
    16-18) Riverdale #0-2
    19) Scooby Apocalypse Vol 1
    20-25) Nailbiter Vol 1-6
    26) All-Star Batman Vol 1


    Updated through current.
     
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  22. awakeohsleeper

    I do not exist.

    Updated my list for September. I went away for a week and managed to read six books during that time!
     
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  23. Colby Searcy

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    Ooooo Sherlock Holmes
     
  24. awakeohsleeper

    I do not exist.

    I've read all of Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock books in the last two years and it's one of the best things I chose to do. Finished it last month.
     
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  25. Colby Searcy

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    Honestly I've never read any SH but I'm a big fan of most of the adaptations. I'd definitely like to read them at some point though. Are they difficult to read it get into?

    I take that back a bit I have read Warlock Holmes which is basically the same stories just weirder but still not the same
     
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