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View Poll Results: November 2010 Mobile Read Book Club Vote
Old Man's War by John Scalzi 26 29.21%
The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi 10 11.24%
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy By Douglas Adams 25 28.09%
City At World's End by Edmond Hamilton 2 2.25%
Childhood's End by Arthur C. Clarke 2 2.25%
A Fire Upon The Deep by Vernor Vinge 5 5.62%
The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell 3 3.37%
The Man in the High Castle by Philp K. Dick 7 7.87%
A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller, Jr. 6 6.74%
Time's Eye by Arthur C. Clarke and Stephen Baxter 3 3.37%
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Old 11-08-2010, 03:24 PM   #106
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No. Never read a Star Trek book/story in my life.
Just the titles?

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Old 11-08-2010, 03:35 PM   #107
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Not even titles. I was enthralled with the original run, but not so much what came after. Picad and Data was pretty good -- saw some of those..
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SPOCK MUST DIE!
Don't let Sheldon hear you say that...then again he does now possess the DNA of Leonard Nimoy and by simply acquiring a healthy ovum could clone his own Leonard Nimoy!!
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Old 11-08-2010, 04:53 PM   #109
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No. Never read a Star Trek book/story in my life.
You are missing out....alot of them blow the series away...especially the DS9 re-launch....they are incredible.
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Old 11-08-2010, 05:13 PM   #110
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Just never had the desire. Nor Star Wars or Twilight Zone or....

Just run across too many cheesy novelizations of copyrighted series in my time. I avoid them like the plague.
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_Spock Must Die_ is quite a good book. A pretty quick read too... I think it's a Novella. I think it is OOP though. I don't see it as an ebook.

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_Spock Must Die_ is quite a good book. A pretty quick read too... I think it's a Novella. I think it is OOP though. I don't see it as an ebook.

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Actually, it's pretty miserable. Lots of errors/mischaracterizations. I did read Spock Must Die and the plot is not bad, but what goes on around the plot is weak and not all that good.
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Actually, it's pretty miserable. Lots of errors/mischaracterizations. I did read Spock Must Die and the plot is not bad, but what goes on around the plot is weak and not all that good.
Hmm... well... ok. That said, I did read it quite a long time ago.

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Not even titles. I was enthralled with the original run, but not so much what came after. Picad and Data was pretty good -- saw some of those..
You are not alone...I loved the various series, movies but have never read a single ST book...and the same for Star Wars, though I have d/l'd the free Kindle novels on Amazon so I have either 3 or 4 in one sub-series which I have no clue of exactly what the sub-series is names though.
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You are not alone...I loved the various series, movies but have never read a single ST book...and the same for Star Wars, though I have d/l'd the free Kindle novels on Amazon so I have either 3 or 4 in one sub-series which I have no clue of exactly what the sub-series is names though.
LOL, as a big Star Wars book fan (I own over 100 of them, most in HC) those Lost Tribe of the Sith books are tied in to the Fate of the Jedi series that is on-going. They are good reads, they mean more if you've read a bit of the Fate series, which is still on going.

One BIG thing that I like about the SW books over ST, is that major characters have died over the past 10 years (only one from the movies, but 3 others from the Expanded Universe and close to those in the Movies).
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Star Wars has jumped the shark. It's the same-old same-old. It's really nothing new. They should find a way to end it gracefully.
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It's the same with any long running series. I disagree though, I really like the direction they are going right now.
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