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Bump While Reading by Ebenezer Brookham - Fri, 04 Mar 2016 09:04:46 EST ID:bq5scg8g No.68199 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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What are you guys reading right now?

Brandon Sanderson just released the third and final book of his Reckoners trilogy, and it was fantastic. Where are all the Sanderson fans in here? It was this board that told me to read his shit, and now that I do, nobody ever will talk about them with me lol

Now starting Altered Carbon. Netflix is making a show based on it, and I like reading books that have adaptions impending so I can compare them later.
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Hamilton Clullerkud - Tue, 08 Aug 2017 21:44:24 EST ID:nYVF5eQR No.69341 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Swann's Way by Marcel Proust
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Ebenezer Fibberwater - Mon, 14 Aug 2017 22:35:25 EST ID:oS3CSIDQ No.69351 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>69337
Yeah, I'd share those criticisms. I actually forgot about the prologue entirely until the scene came up again and it had very little pay off.

I'm just about finished with the 3rd book, and I'd say book 2 is the weakest of the series, but I really enjoyed its setting of Tal Verrar and the Sea of Brass. In terms of the cliffhanger, they resolve it pretty early on in Republic of Thieves. It's like the first gear that gets the plot rolling but it doesn't linger.

I mentioned the interludes in an earlier post and one of the weaker aspects of book 2 is its lack of them. Book 3 is 50-50 interludes and the main story and I really enjoy the way it drives the plot and character development. I will say that I've reached a point in the narrative where a huge bomb is dropped regarding Locke's origin, and it has me wary. I'm interested to see how it progresses, but it's kind of out of left field.
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Lillian Blatherhood - Tue, 15 Aug 2017 05:39:11 EST ID:4oEXgKKw No.69352 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>69351
Yeah, I read Republic Of Thieves last week too and forgot to post about it. Locke's orogins felt like the writer trying to suddenly turn the books into some Wheel Of Time stuff instead of the heist books they always were. Book 4 will be make or break on if I continue the series. I thought 3 had the weakest "heist" plot yet, with close to no stakes for anyone involved. I hated how quickly the end of book 2 was just written off and was only a plot device to force the characters to once again be subservient to some massive asshole (kinda the plot of every book in the trilogy at this point). ALso, didn;t dig Sabitha as a main character, for once I was waiting for the ending where everyone usually dies and was pissed nobody wound up dying this time.
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James Supperman - Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:01:54 EST ID:oS3CSIDQ No.69353 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>69352
Yeah, the election stuff is weird. Like, it comes off as a weak excuse to get Locke, Jean, Sabetha and the bondsmagi in the same plot. Honestly, I enjoy the interludes of them in Espara way more than the main plot. I still don't know how I feel about Sabetha. I like her as a foil to Locke, but she's such a bitch sometimes.
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Cyril Piffingsane - Thu, 17 Aug 2017 05:58:54 EST ID:lC/6pe/m No.69357 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>69353
Exactly, the entire book was plot evices driving it rather than anyhting the characters cared about. If the core crew doesn't give two shits about the success or failure of their heist, why the hell would I care about it? The flashbacks were the better part of the book but only because it felt like book 1 again with the whole OG crew back together. I'd have cared more if they were already trying to rig an election for money making reasons, then the bondsmagi showed up and started fucking with them midway through, and the results of it would actually impact the heroes in some fucking way. If it weren't for the reveals on Locke's origins, the book would have been utter filler. And these books are too damn long for filler.

Also, after the recent Rick and Morty with The Falcon, i couldn;t take the return of The Falconer seriously at all with his dorky name.


Your top 10 favourite books of all time by Isabella Mogglefoot - Sat, 25 Mar 2017 11:14:58 EST ID:+UF3ekGW No.69116 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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1: One Hundred Years of Solitude - Gabriel Garcia Marquez

2: Cloud Atlas - David Mitchell

3: Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World - Haruki Murasaki

4: Blood Meridian - Cormac McCarthy

5: Slaughterhouse-Five - Kurt Vonnegut

6: Watchmen - Alan Moore

7: A Canticle for Leibowitz - Walter M. Miller Jr.

8: The Stand - Stephen King
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Thomas Cunnerbedge - Sun, 13 Aug 2017 07:31:36 EST ID:aeGpDF72 No.69347 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>69346
Don't let these poncy fucks bully you for liking 1984. Yeah, it's a little high school level compared to the pretentious shit everyone here is dropping to look smart. And I even like most of these pretentious books, but some of these lists are nuts. Like, you love all those books more than Lord Of The Rings or Harry Potter, nigga? Every list is 10 pompous books and zero fun stuff. 1984 is too entertaining for this thread that wants post-modernist books that have little to no semblance of plot.

If you want to read something similar to 1984 but also more on 420chan's level, get Slaughterhouse 5, its very short and to the point.
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Polly Dablingkudge - Sun, 13 Aug 2017 11:07:18 EST ID:Oe6AGwW+ No.69348 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>69347
Is that the one about dresden? lemmie look into it
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Nigel Blackman - Thu, 17 Aug 2017 03:05:48 EST ID:JRgk/hWz No.69354 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>69216
Real life is going to hit you soooo hard soon it will knock out all of that "serious effect" young one
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Hannah Bannerhood - Thu, 17 Aug 2017 05:11:16 EST ID:22fToCjp No.69355 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>69346
Also, Brave New World is similar to 1984 but in a different way. Great book. It's probably my favorite.
Short and sweet too.

Keep an eye out, it's getting a tv mini series soon, directed by stephen spielberg.
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Hannah Bannerhood - Thu, 17 Aug 2017 05:16:20 EST ID:22fToCjp No.69356 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Also, I just wanted to say thanks for this thread. I recently decided to dust off my old kindle and get back into reading again. I came here looking for ideas and found a plethora.
SLAYER

I'll say
The Expanse series
Enderverse series
Neuromancer
anything PKD
anything Carl Sagan


Write something a word at a time by Phyllis Turveyway - Tue, 08 Aug 2017 20:25:00 EST ID:MIFgr3DY No.69338 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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https://etherpad.net/p/lit

Rules:
1) one word (whatever punctuation, keep it appropriate not like hurrdurr ima put twenty quote marks cuz I can)

So you can alternate words thats fine, just no two words at once.
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Isabella Burrystone - Fri, 11 Aug 2017 12:02:31 EST ID:1XNxnc5G No.69342 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Old
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William Chullygold - Fri, 11 Aug 2017 12:16:58 EST ID:aeGpDF72 No.69343 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>69342
babies
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Martha Bruppertun - Fri, 11 Aug 2017 21:24:39 EST ID:u7gtVYwL No.69344 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>69343
contemplating
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Emma Sangerhet - Sat, 12 Aug 2017 15:05:14 EST ID:Oe6AGwW+ No.69345 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>69344
Mischief
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Thomas Cunnerbedge - Sun, 13 Aug 2017 14:09:51 EST ID:aeGpDF72 No.69350 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>69345
Old babies contemplating mischief while

next word might be a good one to end with a period and finish the first sentence, but I'm not the boss here either.


Anne Rice by Reuben Givingstetch - Sat, 22 Jul 2017 10:08:31 EST ID:EE4NQYd6 No.69299 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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How were the first 3 vampire books so good, yet everything else she has ever written such shit?
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Graham Cunnertore - Sun, 23 Jul 2017 19:25:31 EST ID:On46P0Im No.69303 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>69299
Tale of the Body Snatcher was a fun read, with Lestat not wanting to live anymore and trying to kill himself, then struggling with what it is to be human again, eating and defecating. Idk why, maybe fame interfered?
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Phineas Brookstock - Mon, 07 Aug 2017 02:58:30 EST ID:J6XU2+3G No.69334 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I blame her finding organized religion again... Although honestly I liked The Vampire Chonicles for the most part. The side books Pandora and Vittorio The Vampire were good too. Funny that you should like only some, but not all. Usually Anne Rice's style is polarizing, and pretty consistent.


libgen by Charlie of the Chans !!kWjRhGF5 - Mon, 29 May 2017 17:24:42 EST ID:FSH3aYMi No.69218 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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It often happens that I find something worthwhile on the Internet, and then find out I'm one of the last to know. Maybe not this time. I came across a Russian site called LibGen, and their (apparent) goal is to break the overpriced monopoly on scholarly publications. Elsevier, Springer-Verlag, Oxford University Press, Cambridge University Pressm and above all, Brill Academic Publishing of Belgium, publish roughly 90% of the world's academic books and papers - at outrageous prices. If the scientists, engineers and technicians, and scholars who create these various works had a decent share in the profits of these publications, I could understand that; but the simple truth is, THEY DO NOT. As a historian of Western and Eastern thought, I spent many years buying expensive text-books when I could ill-afford them. Now, they can be had for free in .pdf format at LibGen. Here's the text (some of it) from their "Letter of Solidarity:

There are many businessmen who own knowledge today. Consider Elsevier, the largest scholarly publisher, whose 37% profit margin1 stands in sharp contrast to the rising fees, expanding student loan debt and poverty-level wages for adjunct faculty. Elsevier owns some of the largest databases of academic material, which are licensed at prices so scandalously high that even Harvard, the richest university of the global north, has complained that it cannot afford them any longer. Robert Darnton, the past director of Harvard Library, says "We faculty do the research, write the papers, referee papers by other researchers, serve on editorial boards, all of it for free … and then we buy back the results of our labour at outrageous prices." For all the work supported by public money benefiting scholarly publishers, particularly the peer review that grounds their legitimacy, journal articles are priced such that they prohibit access to science to many academics - and all non-academics - across the world, and render it a token of privilege.

Elsevier has recently filed a copyright infringement suit in New York against Science Hub and Library Genesis claiming millions of dollars in damages. This has come as a big blow, not just to the administrators of the webs…
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Charlie of the Chans !!kWjRhGF5 - Thu, 27 Jul 2017 22:53:12 EST ID:FSH3aYMi No.69314 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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The Oxyrhynchus Papyri occupy a special place in the history of ancient literature. Oxyrhynchus was a town in ancient Egypt, and during the excavations of it in the 1890s, a vast rubbish heap of old papyrus documents were discovered. Ever since 1898, they have been sorted, analyzed and published. I've uploaded the first 15 volumes in a .zip file at Zippyshare, here:

http://www84.zippyshare.com/v/YO8QZlEe/file.html

Pic is of the town as it is today.
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Reuben Fabbleham - Tue, 01 Aug 2017 07:01:39 EST ID:ylxQEmun No.69322 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>69232
>This is about textbooks and journals being overpriced and not paying the authors!
>I use it exclusively to download fiction!
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Augustus Turveyham - Tue, 01 Aug 2017 11:03:05 EST ID:22fToCjp No.69323 Ignore Report Quick Reply
idk anything about this but I've tried to use it for fiction before, when I couldn't find a torrent for an audiobook but to no avail. Seems more like it's full of filler magazine articles and some scholarly articles too.
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Charlie of the Chans !!kWjRhGF5 - Tue, 01 Aug 2017 20:42:59 EST ID:FSH3aYMi No.69324 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>69322
I use it for scholarly textbooks and professional journals, but I do go after fun reading as well. It depends upon the author and title. As I said in this post, I've gotten stuff by Ballard, King and Heinlein, quite a few others. I'm going to put up a bunch at Zippyshare in a day or two, in this thread and the Bump While Reading thread. Id they don't have what you want come back in amonth, see if they've gotten anything.
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Charlie of the Chans !!kWjRhGF5 - Wed, 02 Aug 2017 11:45:12 EST ID:FSH3aYMi No.69328 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>69324
As promised - see the main link in Bump While Reading.


Why we love to hate J.K. Rowling by George Cladgelat - Wed, 21 Jun 2017 08:05:39 EST ID:ylxQEmun No.69257 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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For a young man in the 21st century, J.K. Rowling embodies just about everything that he hates about his own mother, but can't outright say to her. An aging neoliberal single mother with an inflated sense of self-importance using twitter to cope with her increasing irrelevance. The sort of woman who hasn't seriously thought about any of her opinions, but feels the need to push them on to others and condescend to anybody who might think differently.

She is an archetype. Neither insightful nor funny nor controversial. She is a consummate mediocrity basking in the praise of similar mediocrities the world over who have projected their own aspirations on to her, satisfied that somebody like them is a billionaire. Her Christianity is an accessory. She takes everything that she's been taught by public school and daytime television and fashions a god out of it.

She conceives of public affairs in the nebulous terms of "love" and "hate". The fact that an action might fall outside of either of these two categories, or that something she deems "hateful" might in fact be the wiser choice has not occurred to her. Despite this, she is shockingly easy to bait into a bitter, spiteful rage. Furthermore, her generosity only extends as far as her personal comfort. At the end of the day, it's little more than virtue signalling and if social opinion undergoes some vast sweeping change then she'll fall in line.

In many ways, she's already missed the boat. Her brand of comfortable feminism has already fallen out of style. She just doesn't know it yet. The second wave man-hating sexual phobia that sees rape everywhere. Its frigidity is evident in her writing. Then the bizarre merger with proud slut queer positivity. The post-hoc declarations of characters' sexual proclivities. The rationalization of racial retconning. It's like she discovered a Harry Potter fan tumblr, followed a couple links, and incorporated whatever she saw, resulting in an incoherent schizophrenic worldview. That's probably exactly what happened.

Her name is fucking Joanne. Need I say more?
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Molly Diblingstan - Fri, 07 Jul 2017 14:44:45 EST ID:b1syzmKp No.69290 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>69289
looks like i'm talking nonsense. It wasn't her fault the name was leaked.
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Martin Genningfoot - Tue, 11 Jul 2017 09:40:56 EST ID:RymZy2WR No.69292 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Harry Pottter blows. When all the kids (especially the dumb retards who'd usually never touch books) went crazy for it I was already reading Kafka and thought this wizard shit was as dumb as the crap you read at age 10 with vampires going to school or other bullshit.
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Cornelius Docklekadging - Tue, 11 Jul 2017 17:40:13 EST ID:8gO8FFO9 No.69293 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>69292
Well I was 10 when book 1 first came out and then wound up growing with the series. If I was in high school when the books started, I'd be as against them as you are, old man (it sounds like your five years older than me, so ur old af imo). When I hit high school and was similarly reading Kafka, Vonnegut, and Voltaire, it wasTwilight that fellow high schoolers were into that I thought seemed like it should be relegated to the 10 year olds. The English teacher was all "at least they're reading" and im like "bitch plz"
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Ebenezer Suppernit - Sun, 30 Jul 2017 08:50:42 EST ID:129jvgtB No.69319 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>69293

When I was 10 i'd already read all the books whose ideas she stole, so I'm the same age as you and I still think it's retarded.
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Esther Funningstid - Wed, 02 Aug 2017 08:51:33 EST ID:ylxQEmun No.69326 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I don't mean to panic anyone but is anyone else concerned about Neville? Yesterday I found him hiding away in the library looking up rapid-fire killing curses.

We joked about it, he said he was "planning something tragic" and winked at me twice, and I just laughed it off and said he should tell all the students to get in one corner of the room and then start casting spells, joking obviously, but he just nodded like he thought it was a good idea.

Then he started telling me about how his sister is dating a "mudblood" (um we call them muggles, Neville, it's 2017), and how he can hear them fucking through the wall when he goes home in the summer. Also how he splashed somebody with Butterbeer on a trip to Hogsmeade because they brought it up (wizard kek what an autist)

Anyway, he ended the conversation by putting his hand on my shoulder and saying I "was alright" and that I "shouldn't go to herbology tomorrow."

He was definitely just joking, right?


A Song of Ice and Fire by C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 20:52:21 EST ID:MnaUA0rp No.69298 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Guess the other thread got bumped off. General discussion of the books (and Game of Thrones by extension).


Books similar to "Flowers for Algernon" by Ernest Bedgeshit - Thu, 09 Mar 2017 11:24:20 EST ID:5fOs/Zj+ No.69087 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Hi, everyone. Could u pls suggest me books similar to "Flowers for Algernon" by Daniel Keyes? I'm reading it right now and I really love it
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Henry Somblefetch - Thu, 09 Mar 2017 18:37:33 EST ID:nQoK6fAH No.69088 Report Quick Reply
>>69087
Books about retarded people? There's always Of Mice And Men, it's nice and short.

Then there's the Always Sunny parody, Flowers For Charlie.
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Henry Hullyfuck - Sun, 12 Mar 2017 21:19:29 EST ID:RwN36K4g No.69090 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>69088
That's a good recommend, I second Of Mice And Men. It will give a similar feel to Flowers for Algernon.
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Sidney Sussleberk - Tue, 14 Mar 2017 11:45:34 EST ID:7e1PhYOG No.69093 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>69088
>>69090
Thanks guys I'll read them
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Lillian Sacklemit - Tue, 14 Mar 2017 18:54:20 EST ID:z628orwU No.69094 Ignore Report Quick Reply
i know ayn rand is an extremely polarizing figure and i risk starting a flame war just by mentioning one of her books, but i got a similar readfeel from Anthem. the fact that the protagonist is brainwashed and largely uneducated makes him basically a retard, plus its cozy to watch him grasp the concept of individuality and fight the system. no comment on the broader philosophosociopolitical implications or messages of the book. people have strong opinions on both sides...
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C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 20:43:40 EST ID:MnaUA0rp No.69297 Report Quick Reply
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time


Writers thread by Edward Hacklestock - Wed, 17 Feb 2016 20:22:13 EST ID:2cqnyO9u No.68150 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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How is your writing going /lit/? Anyone here working on something or have any work they want to share? Not poetry, we have the OC Poems thread for that.

I am 2 acts done with a 3 act novel. I have written short stories before, and this is my first long endeavor. I had always lacked confidence, but one day, I suddenly stumbled upon the perfect horror novel just sitting in my mind. Like, it is literally the greatest horror story if this generation. It will go down as The Wire of horror stories for it's brutal look at reality at the bottom of the barrel. But it will also be like Trailer Park Boys and have a cast of lovable losers, who are down and out, living where every day feels like the end of the world, and having that corner of the ghetto become the backdrop for what will be the end of the world for real, with the local stoners and crackheads the last line of defense before an ancient evil reclaims the planet it once ruled a millennia ago. It is not a horror comedy like John Dies At The End, it is straight horror with some comedic moments the way an action movie can have good comedy. I know it will be an insta-classic and probably get a film adaption. As a long time 420channer, I will find some way to get it to you all for free after I find a publisher, since I know this site thrives on piracy, even if I have to pay them for digital downloads for all 3-5 regulars here. Drugs and the apocalypse, it should be right up most of /lit/s alley.
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Edward Fanningson - Thu, 01 Jun 2017 00:03:58 EST ID:l0ZpEjMX No.69227 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>68168
tried to read a bit, couldn't, sorry. i agree, needs heavy editing - simplify.
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Angus Duvingman - Fri, 02 Jun 2017 17:52:04 EST ID:SEwIuYVf No.69235 Ignore Report Quick Reply
First chapter of my new novel (genre: horror). I might make it a prologue rather than a Chapter 1. Looking for general impressions, like if it's enough of a hook to keep someone reading on to chapter 2. It depicts the books antagonist as he descends into insanity and I tried to work a lot of visual horror into it, I'm curious if its effective or not.
http://textuploader.com/d98hd
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Augustus Bungold - Sat, 08 Jul 2017 20:43:35 EST ID:FrG7WfbK No.69291 Ignore Report Quick Reply
OP here, been a while since I first made this thread and was struggling through my first novel. I'm bumping because I'm only a week or two away from self-publishing both my 2nd and 3rd novels simultaneously. One is a sequel to my debut book, the other is a stand-alone new novel. Meanwhile, I am almost finished with the 1st draft of my 4th novel, another stand-alone novel rather than book 3 of my series. Wee, been a fun ride. Hopefully reviews on my new releases are as positive as my first one received.

I posted a piracy link to my first novel a million times ITT if anyone is interested. Here's the Amazon link if you are generous enough to pay for a physical copy of a fellow 420channers drug book or just want to see evidence that I'm not lying about having a book out: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01N5RTYJL
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Walter Bapperdotch - Fri, 14 Jul 2017 22:52:10 EST ID:ylxQEmun No.69295 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>69291
Why are you doing self-publishing if you think the book's good enough to publish?
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Phyllis Necklelire - Sat, 15 Jul 2017 07:16:39 EST ID:hcTU17nA No.69296 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>69295
I tried looking for an agent for the first book and got burnt out on it. Now, maybe my new book would be good enough to get me one, but honestly, I am realizing I don;t care if I'm a hobby novelist for life. I'm just going to keep building my bibliography for my small readers and hope someday the right person reads one of my things and it blows up from there. I am a bit of a recluse and trying to kiss agent/publisher ass is not my game, it makes me feel like shit and regret even writing to begin with. I'm going to let my books speak for themselves. Someday, someone in the industry will find one of my books and be like "How the fuck is this guy not signed to anyone?" and they can court me rather than me humiliating myself begging for them. The publishing game is shitty and I'd rather treat my writing like something fun than stressful and hope everything works out for the best. Many writers don't start their actual career phase until their 50s so I have plenty of time left to make it. Like, here's the opening chapters of my new book about my time in a psyche ward, you can decide if it is actually publisher quality or if I belong relegated to self-publishing. https://justpaste.it/18z1h


Books on s p a c e by Ian Fallyfield - Fri, 05 May 2017 16:06:31 EST ID:j50ohrvP No.69199 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Any good books on the universe? Thank you!
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Shit Goodman - Wed, 31 May 2017 17:11:27 EST ID:JBGMY1fx No.69226 Ignore Report Quick Reply
All books are about the Universe.
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Cedric Chankinfuck - Thu, 01 Jun 2017 15:35:14 EST ID:iO/De/3+ No.69229 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Beatrice Bannerbanks - Fri, 02 Jun 2017 01:21:08 EST ID:w62Ir2kB No.69230 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>69203
I knew he had a fucking name.
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Ernest Suddlekit - Wed, 28 Jun 2017 05:55:27 EST ID:uFYLvNzV No.69277 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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"All books are about the Universe."
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Phoebe Fandock - Wed, 05 Jul 2017 01:09:21 EST ID:H+Wmne34 No.69287 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>69199
Christopher Hitchens and Sagan


Audiobook recommendations by Archie Benkinfine - Tue, 27 Jun 2017 05:29:12 EST ID:HAnYOpbN No.69270 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Hey, I just finished Death's End by Cixin Liu (really enjoyed it) and tried to listen to the Mars trilogy b Kim Stanley Robinson but I got into the second one and wasn't quite enjoying it. I'm kind of stuck for an audiobook right now. Downloading Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy but I'm looking for more of a series. If you have any recommendations based on what you are or what you have listened to please share (I'm probably not going to listen to Gravity's Rainbow or something like that).

So far I've listened to:
The Road & No Country for Old Men
Foundation (first 3 books) & I, Robot
Mistborn
Three-Body Problem/Remembrance of Earth's Past
Malazan Book of The Fallen
.....And some others
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Martin Saggleridge - Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:30:24 EST ID:/O1OzMju No.69273 Report Quick Reply
Love the Three Body trilogy and also dropped the Mars trilogy in the middle of Book 2. Also enjoyed Mistborn. Here's some series I'll recomend.

ANything by Brandon Sanderson (Mistborn author, does lots of series)

Dark Tower by Stephen King (7 books)

If you like Star Wars, check out the Thrawn trilogy.

Ender's Game sequels are a hundred times better than the first book, then there's the Ender's Shadow companion series that is equally good.

Wild Cards is an anthology series with dozens of writers, including George R R Martin as series runner and editor,which is like an R-rated superhero universe.

The Expanse is interesting political sci-fi about Earth colonizing the solar system. Like if the Mars trilogy wasn;t boring as shit.

Ready Player One. Its a stand alone novel but very very fun.
Enjoy.
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Cornelius Hullertutch - Tue, 27 Jun 2017 20:16:01 EST ID:/O1OzMju No.69274 Report Quick Reply
>>69273
Actually, if we're talking aduiobooks only, skip Ready Player One. Will Wheaton reads it and it is full of cringey voices and he just fucking overall sucks.
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Samuel Pockbanks - Thu, 29 Jun 2017 05:23:17 EST ID:HAnYOpbN No.69278 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>69273
Thanks!
After I finish Blood Meridian I think I'll start The Expanse. Mistborn got a little YA for me after the first book (I really enjoyed the first book though) I'm worried that Dark Tower might be similar..
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Edward Blythewill - Thu, 29 Jun 2017 16:17:20 EST ID:/O1OzMju No.69279 Report Quick Reply
>>69278
Dude, Stephen King has never reduced himself to writing YA before. Dark Tower has a heroin addict as Roland's right hand man and the whole series is super violent. One of the core characters gets brutally raped by a demon at one point. Agreed that Mistborn has a YA vibe but most modern fantasy these days does it seems outside Game Of Thrones. Dark Tower is grown man shit though.


Under Dr. Huxley''s prescription by Ebenezer Pockfuck - Mon, 19 Jun 2017 18:36:09 EST ID:83LDejjU No.69254 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Hello everyone
I'm working on a review/guide/actualization of Huxley's Eternal Philosophy.
Has anyone got some interesting materials that can be linked to that? Book, music, movies, anything that plays around that

THANKS


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