What book are you reading at the moment ?

Nobody Important

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Thief of Mind by Ben Thomas.

Only just started reading it, on the first chapter, but boy this is humorous without being juvenile-feeling. The main character (so far) is relatable to me as an adult who once was on fire but has since lost much of his shine. I am really enjoying reading it.
 

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Finished Foundation's Edge, then Foundation and Earth. Took a break from Asimov and read The Forever War, which was amazing. Now busy reading the Expanse series and enjoying it quite a bit.
 

zophas

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Damn! I look thru this thread and wish that I could find even a quarter of the books that are mentioned here. My biggest problem is, of course, financial. So I have to rely on the local library and second hand shops. Trying to read a series of books in order is almost impossible for me. So I have become a book hunter with a pretty small hunting ground. Is there any way that we could organize a book swap club here between members? Or is there one already that I do not know about? Thanks.
 

saor

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Damn! I look thru this thread and wish that I could find even a quarter of the books that are mentioned here. My biggest problem is, of course, financial.
Might be worth trying to save up for a kindle. Often the price of a kindle book on Amazon is cheaper than buying it second-hand here. Book swap might be a good idea too tho. Where in SA are you?
 

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I have a very old Kindle. Still find that many of the books I would like to read are a bit expensive. But I have found some good one's too. I live on the East Rand.
 

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I have a very old Kindle. Still find that many of the books I would like to read are a bit expensive. But I have found some good one's too. I live on the East Rand.
Become a connoisseur of samples :X3:.
 

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I have a very old Kindle. Still find that many of the books I would like to read are a bit expensive. But I have found some good one's too. I live on the East Rand.
Logon to Amazon frequently. They always have book sales. I tend to buy my books in batches whenever there's a big sale. Eg. Their Spring sale just started. (Obviously I mean Kindle books).
 

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I have a very old Kindle. Still find that many of the books I would like to read are a bit expensive. But I have found some good one's too. I live on the East Rand.
One of my American friends borrows ebooks through Amazon, I think - just like a lbrary.
 

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The only spy to have successfully had high level access to the Japanese and German plans, all while spying for the USSR (who thought he was a double agent and thus did not take his information regarding Operation Barbarossa that seriously). Fascinating story!
 

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Busy with this. Got rave reviews, so thought I'd check it out. Pretty harrowing so far. Listening to the audiobook, so it's read by a guy with a proper Irish accent, too.

https://www.amazon.com/Say-Nothing-Murder-Northern-Ireland/dp/0385521316

I've been meaning to learn more about The Troubles since I started listening to The Blindboy Podcast. Perfect use of this month's audible credit.

https://play.acast.com/s/blindboy/didyoureadabouterskinefogarty- (great short story in the first episode)
 

cerebus

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Not a book but it's... literary. The Anthropecene Reviewed podcast is brilliant. It's narrated by John Green, who wrote The Fault In Our Stars.
 
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