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  1. errol ansen Yellow Belt

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    Believe it or not, Don Quixote. I've always wanted to read it but was turned off by the size. I have a copy of Putnam's translation and its good, but have read that Grossman's translation is better. I may get a copy of her's to see the difference in the two in what I've read so far.
     
  2. Einar Brown Belt

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    I remember loving the movie in high school. I watched it again fairly recently and though there are still parts that I love, the movie is kind of a mess, and the overacting is rough.

    Just started the book last night and really enjoying it.
     
  3. zapataxiv Red Belt

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    hows it?
    i have been tempted to skip the end of the HH series to move on to the SoT series but Some of these late series titles are tempting. and the war within the webway is one thing i am lacking a good foundation in
     
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  4. xenomorph4prez Brown Belt

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    It's good so far but I just started it a couple of days ago. It's ADB so I'm sure it'll be good. The last Heresy book I read was Unremembered Empire and I skipped a few that I intend to read after to go ahead and read another ADB book. I intend to read the whole Heresy series before starting SoT. I think Master of Mankind is my 28th out of 54 so I have a ways yet. I'm also reading proper 40k titles so that keeps things from getting stale.
     
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  5. judoka loca Training to eventually grapple a bear

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    I heard the hosts of the PKA podcast, specifically Kyle, raving about this book. I look forward to getting to read it. Maybe it's time for a trip to the library
     
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  6. Magooglie Steel Belt

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    I'm reading Ted Chiang's collections of short stories. They're good and interesting.
     
  7. Einar Brown Belt

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    Hehe, thats funny, Kyle talking about the book is what reminded me that I've been meaning to read it for like 15 years. I also read 11/22/63 based on his review of it, and I was not disappointed. I only discovered the PKA podcast by chance this year and I was like; wait, is that FPS Russia? I thought he was dead.
     
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  8. zapataxiv Red Belt

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    Nice ADB is one of my favorite 40k authors. Have you read the night lords series from him? Probably my favorite run of books from them aside from maybe the original HH series
     
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    Altas Shrugged. As someone who considers himself a capitalist I figured I would enjoy it but it's kind of a fucking chore. All the characters are absurdly one-dimensional to the point where I don't care for any of them. The good guys are all gifted with ruthless competence and are lean and uniquely or unconventionally beautiful. Conversely, the antagonists are all insufferable, ugly, and profoundly stupid. I find my constantly rolling my eyes at how irrational and unrealistic the plot points and characters' actions are.
     
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    Fantastic. If anyone hasn't read a book in the courtney series I couldn't recommend them more. All of them are a great time.
     
  12. zapataxiv Red Belt

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    your a leech
     
  13. Bathwater Let me clean you with my love

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    I am gainfully employed, good sir.
     
  14. zapataxiv Red Belt

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    its good sire to you peasant
     
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    I recently bought the Nightlords Omnibus as it was finally reprinted but that is one of over 20 30k/40k novels on my to be read pile so who knows when I will get around to it.
     
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  17. MXZT Black Belt Platinum Member

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    I read Sherdog threads as my books.
     
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    Book 7 of the Malazan Book of The Fallen: Reapers Gale.

    Finally finished book 6, and it ended with a bang. Just started 7 last night, and barely into it yet. But after the way 6 ended, I'm hoping 7 picks up like that.
     
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    Bowling Alone

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