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Old 09-20-2009, 12:44 AM #1072
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**** you. What's so ****ing bad about Dan Brown?
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Old 09-20-2009, 08:19 AM #1073
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He doesn't get his facts anything close to accurate, he writes out of his ***. And he writes the same book over and over again. There's nothing good about his writing, it's like fast food of the literature world. It's cheap, but it entertains.
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Old 09-20-2009, 11:39 AM #1074
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Just started the Maximum Ride series by James Patterson, felt like reading something nice and easy. We will see if they are any good.
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Old 09-20-2009, 02:32 PM #1075
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He doesn't get his facts anything close to accurate, he writes out of his ***. And he writes the same book over and over again. There's nothing good about his writing, it's like fast food of the literature world. It's cheap, but it entertains.
So... We shouldn't read books that entertain?

Just read boring ****, on principle?
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Old 09-20-2009, 03:21 PM #1076
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Old 09-20-2009, 04:42 PM #1077
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So... We shouldn't read books that entertain?

Just read boring ****, on principle?
I just can't see how people are entertained by poorly written, mindless drivel that is factually incorrect.
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Old 09-20-2009, 06:21 PM #1078
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I just can't see how people are entertained by poorly written, mindless drivel that is factually incorrect.
Perhaps because they have an opinion of Dan Brown that is not the same as yours?
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Old 09-21-2009, 11:42 PM #1079
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I just can't see how people are entertained by poorly written, mindless drivel that is factually incorrect.
have you read angels and demons or harry potter

things like that can be entertaining as ****
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Old 09-23-2009, 12:43 AM #1080
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He doesn't get his facts anything close to accurate, he writes out of his ***. And he writes the same book over and over again. There's nothing good about his writing, it's like fast food of the literature world. It's cheap, but it entertains.


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I just can't see how people are entertained by poorly written, mindless drivel that is factually incorrect.


I'm reading The Lost Symbol right now as well. You can think what you want about Dan Brown, but his novels are ridiculously entertaining. You can only write a great thriller so many different ways, and the way he write them you won't stop reading them. Deception Point is still one of the best books I've read.
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Old 09-23-2009, 12:55 AM #1081
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I read Deception Point a while back, going to reread it again in a few weeks since I just want to, and I have this stupid book report thing to do.

The Lost Symbol was ****ing great. Finished it in like 2 days.

Payed 20 bucks for it and found the whole thing free online though... =/
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Old 09-23-2009, 01:06 AM #1082
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A ton of short stories by Franz Kafka.
Would that happen to be "the three sons"? I found that in a bookstore and I thought it was a good read.
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Old 09-23-2009, 06:47 AM #1083
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held off on the bourne series. picked up
20TH CENTURY GHOSTS by JOE HILL.
great collection of short stories, just about to start the last story in it.
his other novel HEART SHAPED BOX was fantastic. also if anyone reads comics, he is the writer of LOCKE AND KEY.



RAGANA: the STAND is worth its wait for sure. such a great story all the way through. Are you a king fan? or just happened upon this one?
I never read any of his work before. I watched the Mist and movie honestly disturbed the hell out of it, so I went out to Barnes and Nobles and picked up a couple of his books. The Stand just happened to be the first one I read.

Aside from that one, I just reread Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six. One of his better ones imho.
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Old 09-24-2009, 08:07 AM #1084
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feel free to pm me if you want to continue through his stuff, without reading something that will spoil something else. many of his works tie into each other.

finishing up with bourne identity, then gonna continue on that series.

i was thinking about getting into clancys library next. any reccomendations? i have read clear and resent danger, which blew the movie ou of the water.
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Old 09-24-2009, 06:10 PM #1085
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never read clancy, i don't know if i'd like him
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Old 09-25-2009, 11:50 PM #1086
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funny you guys talking about the Stand

i just finished it today after reading it for quite some time now, one of the best books i've ever read for sure.
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Old 09-26-2009, 09:42 AM #1087
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absolutt, look for the miniseries on dvd tha was done a few years back. probably one of the best adaptions of a book i have ever seen. its long but to do that book right it would have to be.

just finished with bourne identity and starting on the bourne supremecy today. from what i hear, the next 2 books are 100 percent different from the movie plotlines.
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Old 09-26-2009, 06:08 PM #1088
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^ i actually downloaded the DVD series last night, very excited to watch it
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Old 09-27-2009, 10:56 AM #1089
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Old 09-27-2009, 11:47 AM #1090
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Those movies are some of the best ever.

I read Bourne Identity and checked out the next one from the Library but just couldn't get into it. I read the Lost Symbol instead.
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Old 09-28-2009, 08:06 PM #1091
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Old 09-28-2009, 08:53 PM #1092
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