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Mechanique: A Tale of the Circus Tresaulti. Steampunk circus? Oh, hell yes!

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I'm only a few chapters in so not much to add personally at the moment, but the io9 review sums things up rather nicely:

Genevieve Valentine's Mechanique, a steampunk/post-apocalyptic/magical-realist/paranormal adventure, is one of those rare books that will transform your understanding of genre. It's a genuinely literary book that uses the elements of genre to tell the truth about people. Fittingly for a book about acrobats and tumblers, this book both soars and confounds your expectations.
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Communication Between Cultures, 7th Edition. I'm reading this one for my Intercultural Communications class. Just read the first chapter of forty seven pages today.

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This is what I am currently reading.

I have read all the previous ones (in order) but took a break from the series for a while.

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im not reading anything at the moment but my mother bought me this a few days ago, i havent gotten round to reading it yet but it is the next one im will be reading

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The Corner by David Simon and Ed Burns

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A sad and compelling story about a year in inner city Baltimore focusing on the lives of a handful of people.

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The Corner by David Simon and Ed Burns

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A sad and compelling story about a year in inner city Baltimore focusing on the lives of a handful of people.

Sounds something like the show The Wire. If so, it sounds like a book I'd be interested in reading.

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Sounds something like the show The Wire. If so, it sounds like a book I'd be interested in reading.

David Simon and Ed Burns wrote the Wire as well. Also the Corner was made into a miniseries for HBO.

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right now I reading:

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528 F***** pages and I have an exam on monday in Paediatrics (also in this book) :unsure:

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I just finished the 6th book of the series...and just learned that there is another Chronicles of Thomas Covenant series.

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I've been reading the singer from The Red Hot Chili Peppers book for way too long now, i really need to pick up the pace :P

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At the moment I'm reading the (3rd or 4th book in) Roy Grace series by Peter James. I do need to go out and pick up some new books over the weekend as my stockpile of unread is down to 0 again.

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I am currently reading this:

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This is because I have watched the TV series and loved it, so I decided I'd start reading the book that came before it.

Its been a good read so far :)

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I'm currently reading this:

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It's the twelfth book in the series and was almost the last because the author Robert Jordan died. Luckily his wife was able to find an author to take his place and not only finish book twelve, but the rest of the series. Brandon Sanderson picks up where Jordan left off almost seamlessly. Sanderson, author of the Mistborn trilogy and Elantris, is a very good storyteller. If you're into fantasy, I recommend the series and Sanderson's previous titles.

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Just finished reading this one.Wasn't bad, but the ending really left you wanting more.

Have just started reading the Foundation series. I'm going to try to read them in their time-order rather than in their written order. Thus, I started with

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I've just finished 11.22.63, its Kings best book in years in my opinion, and I think its due to the fact that he first started to piece it together in the 70's.

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