Philip Jose Farmer's Riverworld series?
I'm still chunking along a few hundred words at a time. I'm at least writing something everyday instead of just the twice a week I had promised myself.
Reading for pleasure is not something we're going to be graded upon. We get no gold stars for forcing ourselves to read anything. No being forced to bed
Aside from the real thing (paper books), what do you read on? Kindle (which model)? iPad or other tablet?
For me, it's currently a Samsung
Also I think it's worth pointing out to anyone starting with Banks and the Culture that there is no set reading order (i.e. they all function as standalones