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July 17th, 2019, 19:16
The more i read "Wearing the cape", the more i like it. Just imagibne a comic convention with superhero cosplayers, superhero merchandise, and with superheroes attending it and selling all that personally. apart from keepuing the town safe.

It reads very good, very fresh, but that's partly due to the very young language the translators had used. This is a superhero story of an avid superhero fan - turned into a superhero herself.
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July 18th, 2019, 10:27
Elder Scrolls: The Official Cookbook
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July 18th, 2019, 20:44
I had jury duty so I grabbed a random sci-fi book at the used book store. "The Rosetta Codex" by Richard Paul Russo.

*** Spoiler alert ***
Five year old kid crash lands on a planet, gets raised by criminals, travels a lot, finds a mysterious book, finally reaches civilization. He turns out to be the last descendant of a wealthy family, so he uses his money to buy a spaceship, travels to another dimension described in the book, then reanimates an uber-powerful ancient alien race who spread out across the galaxy. The end.
*** End spoiler alert ***

Well that was a waste of four hours.
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August 2nd, 2019, 17:32
The "Phoebe and her Unicorn" series. Really funny.
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August 2nd, 2019, 18:26
Continuing with my Stephen King summer read-a-long-thon, I'm rereading his 11/22/63 novel. Like him, I also believe that Oswald acted completely alone, and just got extremely lucky with the results, at least from his perspective. When I was a bit younger the whole conspiracy bit sounded possible, but as I wised up, it seems terribly unlikely. People do sometimes win the lotto, and on that date, Oswald won, and the world lost.
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August 3rd, 2019, 05:33
I heartily recommend Epictetus, he remains my favorite of the Stoics, and this is his seminal work (the Encheiridion) and is a nice and complete little hardback edition to throw in a backpack or something. I find it beneficial to re-read this to completions every once and awhile, but it's also nice to just flip to a random page during coffee. Great book

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August 5th, 2019, 16:18
I completed 11/22/63 two days ago, and yesterday started rereading Mr. Mercedes. The King summer continues for me, and I suspect I'll reread the other two books in the series after I complete this one.
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August 15th, 2019, 08:54
Reread harry potter
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August 15th, 2019, 15:21
I completed the Mr. Mercedes book in a few days, and went straight into Finders Keepers, which is the second novel in the series. I finished that one two days ago, and then began the last book, End of Watch. These novels don't rely so much on supernatural elements, they are there of course but to a much smaller degree than the usual King tale. I'd say these are more thriller-like, pretty enjoyable if you like detective stories.
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August 18th, 2019, 15:29
Knocked off End of Watch the other day, which finished the trilogy for me. One of the best elements in the series, at least for me, is how the players change and progress over the years. It's well nuanced, most of the character progression makes sense, and it makes the story much more enjoyable. People will and do change over the course of their lives, and it's nice to see that reflected in a tale that spans several years.
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August 18th, 2019, 15:35
GreenTower. rereading the series because after 20 years there are new books in the series. Lots of details missed first reading.
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August 20th, 2019, 12:55
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Just completed Night Of The Long Shadows and now I'm on Sea Of Death, all Eberron novels.
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Yesterday, 19:58
Monday I will read Dark Age; 5th book of an absolutely fantastic series.
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Yesterday, 23:33
Reading Everything's Eventual by Stephen King. It's the only collection of his I haven't read. Only a couple of stories in, both of which were rather pedestrian, but I'm sure it'll pick up.
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