What Are You Reading In 2017?

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    Quote Originally Posted by formerkywrestler View Post
    Started Hillbilly Elegy early this morning and read until I had to get ready for work. Should be finished today or the next. Really enjoying it so far.

    Good read. Timely.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Habib View Post
    Scrivener will make it a lot easier. I mean, you'll still have to do the actual hard part. But, this helps a lot. And maybe shelling out a couple of bucks adds to the motivation.

    Literature and Latte - Scrivener Writing Software | macOS | Windows | iOS
    Good looking out!

    I kept delaying doing it and delaying doing it, but then, once I started, it became easy and I couldn't' stop. I just need to one day start it again and let the ideas pour out.

    I'm just going to write a whole bunch, give it to an editor, and let them most likely butcher it beyond recognition

    It's just a matter of starting again and trying to remember what I've already written lol

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    Read a tiny little novella over about 4 hours yesterday called "The Perks of Being a Wallflower". Pretty good. Epistolary story about high school kids in the early 1990s dealing with a whole host of things including the mental health of the narrator. Made a movie based on it a few years ago.

    Have an Isaac Asimov novel and David McCollough's biography of John Adams on my nightstand and up next.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Clyde View Post
    Good read. Timely.
    Completed it this morning. Quite timely.

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    I'm on the 8th book in the Armand Gamache series by Louise Penny. Best character development of any series I've ever read.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Getslow View Post
    Read a tiny little novella over about 4 hours yesterday called "The Perks of Being a Wallflower". Pretty good. Epistolary story about high school kids in the early 1990s dealing with a whole host of things including the mental health of the narrator. Made a movie based on it a few years ago.

    Have an Isaac Asimov novel and David McCollough's biography of John Adams on my nightstand and up next.
    I've been looking for novellas and short stories here lately. Often times I don't have the time to really sink into an entire novel.

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    Started Daniel Yergin's acclaimed history of oil as a commodity, "The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money, and Power."

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    Quote Originally Posted by kygirl View Post
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    Fantastic?

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    Quote Originally Posted by UKMustangFan View Post
    The Lies of Locke Lamora (The Gentleman Bastard's Series #1)

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    @GrizzlyAdams, You ever read these? I know we like the same genre and style of books, and these were recommended based on liking ASOIAF and the Kingskiller Chronicles....It's different, but pretty good so far.

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    Quote Originally Posted by UKMustangFan View Post
    @GrizzlyAdams, You ever read these? I know we like the same genre and style of books, and these were recommended based on liking ASOIAF and the Kingskiller Chronicles....It's different, but pretty good so far.
    Holy crap yes. First book is one of my favorites. The next two aren't as strong. The ending to first one is awesome though.

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    Fantastic read

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