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PackRat's Comment
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I've got a thick book out here I've set to start on- "MacArthur At War" by Walter R. Borneman. Most of my reading is history. Imagine that!

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Just throwing this out there, I've found two great places that I get most of my books are the Habitat For Humanity Re-Store and Ollie's Bargain Outlet. MUCH cheaper than anywhere I have yet to encounter.

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Noob_Driver's Comment
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I mainly read fantasy books my problem is I read very fast so i tend to fly through books. I'm actually a little worried about finding new fantasy books I havent read. I've found myself switching to audiobooks of series Ive already read through. The downside of reading fast is lower comprehension so i do pick up quite a bit on rereads. I think I've read Game of Thrones 4 times ........goin on 6.5 years waiting for the next book.

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I mainly read fantasy books my problem is I read very fast so i tend to fly through books. I'm actually a little worried about finding new fantasy books I havent read. I've found myself switching to audiobooks of series Ive already read through. The downside of reading fast is lower comprehension so i do pick up quite a bit on rereads. I think I've read Game of Thrones 4 times ........goin on 6.5 years waiting for the next book.

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I'm with you on that, Noob! I go through books so rapidly, the details of many get lost along the way. Series like GOT and Wheel of Time can't keep up and I'm forced to reread just so I know what the heck is going on. Finding new series is often an issue. Not sure of your age but, if you are younger than 30, some of the older series may have skipped your notice. Authors like Terry Brooks, David Eddings, Dennis L. Mckiernan, and Tad Williams might have something to offer you.

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Im 38, i actually just finished the wheel of time audio books. I probably read that series 3 times as well, lol. Ive read Brooks, Eddings and Williams but i havent heard of McKiernan, Ill check those out. My favorite series has to be Malazan book of the fallen by Steven Ericsson. I believe its 12 books, all around 800 to 1100 pages so if you haven't read that check it out it will take up some time.

Oh speaking of wheel of time i read a story a few weeks ago that Amazon Prime has greenlit a full series for it!

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Noob_Driver's Comment
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Im 38, i actually just finished the wheel of time audio books. I probably read that series 3 times as well, lol. Ive read Brooks, Eddings and Williams but i havent heard of McKiernan, Ill check those out. My favorite series has to be Malazan book of the fallen by Steven Ericsson. I believe its 12 books, all around 800 to 1100 pages so if you haven't read that check it out it will take up some time.

Oh speaking of wheel of time i read a story a few weeks ago that Amazon Prime has greenlit a full series for it!

Probably should have said Amazon prime video greenlit a tv series of it.

Also for History buffs i just found Hardcore History podcasts and am completely obsessed with them.

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Hobo's Comment
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I have a Kindle so I read whatever is cheap or free.

RealDiehl's Comment
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Im 38, i actually just finished the wheel of time audio books. I probably read that series 3 times as well, lol. Ive read Brooks, Eddings and Williams but i havent heard of McKiernan, Ill check those out. My favorite series has to be Malazan book of the fallen by Steven Ericsson. I believe its 12 books, all around 800 to 1100 pages so if you haven't read that check it out it will take up some time.

Oh speaking of wheel of time i read a story a few weeks ago that Amazon Prime has greenlit a full series for it!

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Probably should have said Amazon prime video greenlit a tv series of it.

Also for History buffs i just found Hardcore History podcasts and am completely obsessed with them.

I heard. I hope they do it a little better than some other adaptations: the Shannara Chronicles, and Legend of the Seeker (based on the Sword of Truth novels). I'm looking forward to it. I'll have to give the Malazan series another go. I started the first book a long time ago and never got into it for some reason. Another book may have come out and sidetracked me. Thanks for the reminder.

I have a Kindle so I read whatever is cheap or free.

Kindle is my best friend. It does get expensive. I also read a lot on Ancient History...The rise and fall of civilizations, migrations of different ethnic groups throughout the past, etc. As well as books on Anthropology dealing with cultural and physical evolution of modern humans from our extinct ancestors. Those books are pricey!

I'm so happy to see such unique and diverse interests among the members here. Too many people (non drivers) tend to stereotype drivers. They have no idea what we are all about!

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TexanTwoStep's Comment
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I have a Kindle so I read whatever is cheap or free.

If you're a prime member, they have a whole Prime Lending Library with a bunch of really good books. I "borrowed" 1984 and didn't pay a dime!

I'm really into any interesting books. I just finished reading Into Thin Air by John Krakaeuer. It's about the 1996 expedition to Everest where six people died after getting stuck on the mountain during a blizzard.

I've been reading a lot of Grisham (finished A Painted House and The Testament recently, now reading The Brethren). After this I plan on reading The Hunt for Red October because I've seen the movie but have never read the book.

LDRSHIP's Comment
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I mainly read fantasy books my problem is I read very fast so i tend to fly through books. I'm actually a little worried about finding new fantasy books I havent read. I've found myself switching to audiobooks of series Ive already read through. The downside of reading fast is lower comprehension so i do pick up quite a bit on rereads. I think I've read Game of Thrones 4 times ........goin on 6.5 years waiting for the next book.

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If you like fantasy have you read anything by David Eddings? I really suggest the Elenium trilogy. The books are: The Diamond Throne, The Ruby Knight and The Saphire Rose.

There is a follow on series to that trilogy. The follow on series is The Tamuli.

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