thegleek wrote:FroBozz_Inc wrote:"One second after" sounds pretty interesting!
Indeed it is. Highly recommended!
I read the first one on a plane trip. I read books two through six over a weekend.Stickem wrote:Ah! The Lost Fleet - you've made to the (current) end. How long did that take you? I found that I couldn't put them down, so it was one a day for me.
Hawkwing74 wrote:The last Robert Jordan book is coming out Jan 8th. Brandon Sanderson wrote it with his notes, of course. A long odyssey of this series which started in the 1980's will be coming to an end. I thought overall the Sanderson books were better than the last 4 or 5 that Robert Jordan wrote. He ruthlessly closed plot threads and seemed to capture the spirit of the earlier books. I enjoyed Towers of Midnight quite a bit.
Hawkwing74 wrote:I'm reading Confessor by Terry Goodkind. I got it at half price books for 90 cents. What's more interesting than the book so far is the amazon reviews. I don't know how he managed to destroy his series. The first 4 books were actually quite good. But I figure as bad as it is, I can still slog through it. I read all the other ones.
For those who don't know, this fantasy series has veered into Ayn Rand propaganda in the last few volumes. Truly bizarre, but I think he is trying to use his fantasy story to "enlighten us".
Hawkwing74 wrote:I'll have to get that one some time. I liked Mistborn.
JohnC wrote:Just recently finished reading "Ready Player One" by Ernest Cline, yet another book about using a virtual reality world... Was a pretty good read, I liked all the '80s culture references (games/music/movies) used there, especially the ones that I've "missed" in my lifetime. If you're into such stuff (like a global "Massively Multiplayer Online Virtual Reality") and if you still fondly remember all the games (pen & paper/arcades/consoles) you've played in '80s - I highly recommend it. Also, it is directly related to the topic of "escapism" (something which was also recently discussed in TR forums), so if you're also into such topic - you might also find it interesting to read.