Author Topic: Seanan McGuire  (Read 92226 times)

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Re: Seanan McGuire
« Reply #15 on: January 05, 2010, 08:57:55 am »
I read this the other day, and struggled very hard to finish it.

While the prologue was fantastic, the beginning and middle I thought was very slow going. It wasn't until the very end that I got pulled in. Tybalt I like very much, though. He was the redeeming character for me.


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Re: Seanan McGuire
« Reply #16 on: January 05, 2010, 02:17:32 pm »
I liked Tybalt, heck I liked all of the characters. :D Unlike mid, the book grabbed me and held me the whole way through. I did think that Toby was impulsive and didn't always think first. That can get old real fast but I'm certainly willing to give her a chance :D
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Re: Seanan McGuire
« Reply #17 on: January 05, 2010, 02:29:04 pm »
The book reminded me of the Spell Crackers series by Suzanne Mcleod. Not so much the characters, but the type of world building.

I do wonder if Toby's family will be introduced in the second book.

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Re: Seanan McGuire
« Reply #18 on: January 05, 2010, 02:46:36 pm »
Well, it looks like there will be more Tybalt in the next book.  :D

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Re: Seanan McGuire
« Reply #19 on: January 05, 2010, 02:51:40 pm »
Hmm. In that case, I might be persuaded in getting it. :D

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« Reply #20 on: January 05, 2010, 02:52:22 pm »
mmmmmmm.... Tybalt.

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Re: Seanan McGuire
« Reply #21 on: January 05, 2010, 03:19:35 pm »
He was sexy!

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Re: Seanan McGuire
« Reply #22 on: January 05, 2010, 07:04:10 pm »
I liked Tybalt too ;)

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« Reply #23 on: January 06, 2010, 04:36:25 am »
 :-LOVE Tybalt

This book grabbed me from page one.  :D I cant wait to see what is in store with Tybalt, the Duke and his wife, and the daughter...hmmm...I can see some problems happening with the daughter and her husband, Toby's ex. (I cant remember their names  :-[)

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« Reply #24 on: January 06, 2010, 06:59:55 am »
Yeah, the Duke's daughter seems like a piece of work.  9)

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Re: Seanan McGuire
« Reply #25 on: January 06, 2010, 04:17:30 pm »
The book reminded me of the Spell Crackers series by Suzanne Mcleod. Not so much the characters, but the type of world building.

I do wonder if Toby's family will be introduced in the second book.


I haven't read those but it did remind me a bit of the Connor Grey series by Mark Del Franco. The set up of teh Fae world in relation to the human was similar and the main characters share some similarities. Since I like that series too, teh similarities are a good thing :D
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« Reply #26 on: January 07, 2010, 04:56:32 am »
Ooh, maybe I should read the Connor Grey series if its similar to this one.   ;) 


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Re: Seanan McGuire
« Reply #27 on: January 07, 2010, 11:03:07 am »
The book reminded me of the Spell Crackers series by Suzanne Mcleod. Not so much the characters, but the type of world building.

I do wonder if Toby's family will be introduced in the second book.


I haven't read those but it did remind me a bit of the Connor Grey series by Mark Del Franco. The set up of teh Fae world in relation to the human was similar and the main characters share some similarities. Since I like that series too, teh similarities are a good thing :D

I've been meaning to try the Mark Del Franco series. The first book is in my wishlist. :D

I agree, the Duke's daughter does seem very messed up - and I bet, troublesome.

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« Reply #28 on: January 07, 2010, 03:24:49 pm »
I think the Duke’s daughter, can not recall her name, will be a real troublemaker in future books. Should be interesting. 
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Re: Seanan McGuire
« Reply #29 on: January 08, 2010, 03:11:05 am »
That was a good story! Now I have to wait until March for the next one  :-'
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