Author Topic: Lois McMaster Bujold  (Read 55749 times)

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Re: Lois McMaster Bujold
« Reply #120 on: October 31, 2010, 11:10:06 pm »
"Cryoburn" is a good read. Miles biggest fear happens
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Re: Lois McMaster Bujold
« Reply #121 on: December 13, 2010, 12:13:31 pm »
Am I the only one who feels like this may be the last Miles book in the series?  The death of Count Aral and Miles becoming the new Count seems like a logical place to end things.
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« Reply #122 on: December 21, 2010, 12:17:45 pm »
That seems plausible .....  but no more Miles ????? 

I have to tell you, when I read the end of Cryoburn, I cried and couldn't stop.  And every time I re-read it, I cry again. And then those little snips .... so astute, even in their brevity.  Gregor's little section just broke my heart. 

I would love to see an Ivan book .... my daughter and I think it's about time he got some long term happiness.  We're thinking a streetwise, smart mouthed galactic ..... heck, I have half the thing written in my head!!!!!

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Re: Lois McMaster Bujold
« Reply #123 on: December 21, 2010, 12:24:17 pm »
That's what she's working on now, is an Ivan book, according to what she says at Baen's Bar.  She might go back in Miles' life, but I suspect not, she's writing maturing characters as she matures herself.
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Re: Lois McMaster Bujold
« Reply #124 on: January 13, 2011, 10:56:38 am »
Then why is she writing about Ivan??? <snrk>  Sorry, couldn't resist.  Yes, even Ivan matures.
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Re: Lois McMaster Bujold
« Reply #125 on: April 01, 2011, 09:21:11 pm »
Almost, but not quite all of her work is available for free download here:

http://baencd.thefifthimperium.com/24-CryoburnCD/CryoburnCD/

A couple of her works are also available for free download here:

http://www.webscription.net/c-1-free-library.aspx?SectionFilterID=13

http://www.isfdb.org/cgi-bin/ea.cgi?Lois_McMaster_Bujold
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Re: Lois McMaster Bujold
« Reply #126 on: April 21, 2011, 11:32:10 am »
I've got the Cryoburn CD so will get hubby to load it up for me. 

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Re: Lois McMaster Bujold
« Reply #127 on: April 27, 2011, 09:00:52 pm »
Hey, look, Ivan, the kitteh-trees are in fruit again!
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Re: Lois McMaster Bujold
« Reply #128 on: April 30, 2011, 09:21:28 am »
It's so odd, but I haven't read Cryoburn yet. I think it's because it's been SO long since I read the last book that I needed to catch up on that one first. Which I haven't done. So it might be a few more months before I can read it. Grr.
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Re: Lois McMaster Bujold
« Reply #129 on: June 22, 2011, 06:53:23 pm »
I LOVE her books. I fell in love with the Miles series, and it was because of her that I gave fantasy another try. I had read some bad stuff when I first started (too many men with testosterone poisoning running around on horses) and had unfairly written off the genre. But Lois can write any genre and make you a fan.  Thanks to her I gave other fantasy another try. And one of authors I found was Patricia Briggs and her Hurog and Raven books.

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Re: Lois McMaster Bujold
« Reply #130 on: September 26, 2011, 06:10:55 pm »
Cryoburn pocket size paperbacks are out now!

And I was evil... Ms. Bujold commented at her conference of Baen's Bar that she's only about 2 chapters from done with the first full draft, but she doesn't have a title.  She hints that there is romantic comedy, as in "A Civil Campaign"  so I suggested "Love's Labors Lost."
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Re: Lois McMaster Bujold
« Reply #132 on: September 28, 2011, 06:15:28 am »
Thanks Patti :) I really liked the thoughts on Aral Vorkosigan.


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« Reply #133 on: February 05, 2012, 10:47:21 am »
I was so out of touch with what Lois was up to; I had no idea she was writing Ivan's book. I can't wait.
Cryoburn seemed a bit of a let down. I'm not sure if it was because there was only Miles in it or because I get enough corporate malfeasance in my everyday life and I don't want it in my escapism fiction as well.
She is an amazing author, so even an okay Bujold book beats 99% of books out there.

If you want to read an excerpt from the upcoming Ivan book then check out these links. Some helpful soul transcribed a reading she did that was on youtube.

Scene 1 - http://philomytha.livejournal.com/37207.html

Scene 2 - http://vorkosigan.dreamwidth.org/21083.html

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Re: Lois McMaster Bujold
« Reply #134 on: February 06, 2012, 12:51:55 pm »
What's Publication date?
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