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I've recently started to read With Fire and Sword by Henryk Sienkiewicz. It's easily the most vivid, beautifully written book that I have ever read. Anyone who is a fan of historical fiction would absolutely love this book.
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I am currently halfway through Goblet of Fire, but I also started the 5th book in The Series of Unfortunate Event; The Austere Academy.
Wanted to reread them for the next Netflix season.
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Wretched Sinner wrote:I've recently started to read With Fire and Sword by Henryk Sienkiewicz. It's easily the most vivid, beautifully written book that I have ever read. Anyone who is a fan of historical fiction would absolutely love this book.
Yes, I like that! And I've found one really interesting historical fiction - "Man in high castle" by Philip Dick, that's alternative history after WW2. You may check the series or trailer as well, based on the book
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I'm almost at the end of the series by John Flanagan Ranger's Apprentice.
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I'm a quarter of the way into the first Mistborn trilogy book by Brandon Sanderson. It's a bit of a combination between typical fantasy and a heist story, and it's been a fun read so far.

Has anyone read science fiction or fantasy lately they would recommend?
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Tea Ess wrote:I'm a quarter of the way into the first Mistborn trilogy book by Brandon Sanderson. It's a bit of a combination between typical fantasy and a heist story, and it's been a fun read so far.

Has anyone read science fiction or fantasy lately they would recommend?
I'd say anything Robin Hobbs is good. Brandon Sanderson also has a new Sci-fi Fantasy that is super good called Skyward.
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Out of the Silent Planet isn't too bad. A lot of hidden symbolism.
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Perelandra is better tho.
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I'm reading The Plague by Camus. Enjoying it, although I prefer his book The Stranger a bit more so far.
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Read "Outlander" people. The sarcasm and humor is sublime. :inlove:
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I have officially read 83 books this year, and the last one I read was Brave New World by Aldous Huxley. Solid book.
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Working me way through EK Johnston's Queen's Shadow, and while it's not the most well-written Star Wars novel I've read, it's still pretty solid. Costume porn galore :inlove:
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I just reread Six of Cross by Leigh Bardugo. It is an amazing book.
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Mr. Clever wrote:Out of the Silent Planet isn't too bad.

Personally, I like That Hideous Strength the best, but the whole Space Trilogy is awesome. Lately I've been reading a really boring Russian novel called Doctor Zhivago.
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I'm FINALLY into reading the Father Gilbert Mysteries by Paul McCusker. They're good!
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I am currently reading Oliver Twist . I also Plan on reading the Complete Circle Series by Ted Dekker , which I found it as a 4 in 1 book which also includes both endings to the last book. I also have along list of books I want to read, I also plan on reading the Eye Of the Oracle. book, because it is the first book in the Oracles of Fire Series. Personally I enjoyed the Dragons in our Midst series. ( I also wear glasses.)
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I'm reading The American President, by Philip Kunhardt. It's pretty good, I'm enjoying it so far.

Also, I recently finished reading the Kidsboro book series, by Marshal Younger. I liked them. :yes:
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