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Re: What are you reading? vol. 9
« Reply #330 on: August 30, 2015, 03:53:40 pm »
Oddly enough, Gerd, that's my favorite in the series to date.

I finally started the Anne Bishop "Black Jewels" books; found the first two at used book store.
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Re: What are you reading? vol. 9
« Reply #331 on: September 04, 2015, 08:53:20 am »
Rereading "River Marked".
Wonder where I got that idea 9)

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Re: What are you reading? vol. 9
« Reply #332 on: September 04, 2015, 11:55:51 am »
Coyote's sisters?  ???

Working on middle volume of Black Jewels.
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Re: What are you reading? vol. 9
« Reply #333 on: September 05, 2015, 12:46:37 pm »
I've not yet given up on Weber - but switched to "Round up the usual suspects" by Aljean Harmetz.
Casablanca was on TV last week, love reading about the movie's history almost as much as the movie.
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Re: What are you reading? vol. 9
« Reply #334 on: September 06, 2015, 05:27:42 pm »
A Red Rose Chain by Seanan McGuire and The Shepherd's Crown by Terry Pratchett. Very mixed emotions on that one.

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Re: What are you reading? vol. 9
« Reply #335 on: September 08, 2015, 07:09:49 am »
Just finished A Red Rose Chain by Seanan McGuire and Archangel's Enigma by Nalini Singh. Both were terrific. Moving onto Hardwired by Meredith Wild.
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Re: What are you reading? vol. 9
« Reply #336 on: September 08, 2015, 05:53:28 pm »
Just finished 2nd book in the Black Jewels trilogy, & naturally, neither used nor new book store has volume 3 of the trilogy per se.  I've got 5 side volumes, however, and the final Hawk & Fisher book by Simon Green, and several from his urban Fantasy series about the ghost squad.
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Re: What are you reading? vol. 9
« Reply #337 on: September 08, 2015, 09:25:09 pm »
Patti, what do you think about the Black Jewels trilogy - it's on my list, but I'm not sure.
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Re: What are you reading? vol. 9
« Reply #338 on: September 09, 2015, 05:37:01 am »
It's ... not moving rapidly, but it is wide, there's lots of world & character building.  A lot of cruelty, but beauty as well.  The motives of the villains are very straightforward:  Everyone is inferior to us, we should own/rule them all.  The characters are either good or evil, with the good ones often being painted as evil by those who are bad.  The good ones have a lot more conflict between doing what's lawful & what's right or honorable, and the evil exploit that.  I'm not seeing any characters who either change from one state to the other, or who waver in the middle, according to the mores of the world built.
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Re: What are you reading? vol. 9
« Reply #339 on: September 09, 2015, 09:52:04 pm »
This was detailed, thank you Patti. Think I will start it, if I've got my kindle back. Nephew is at the last Mercy book, then he will read Shifting Shadow and then he needs to read  about Ward  :)
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Re: What are you reading? vol. 9
« Reply #340 on: September 10, 2015, 09:14:15 am »
Just finished the Dream Healers duology by M.C.A Hogarth, enjoyable.
Wondering what to start next.  Perhaps some rereading....


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Re: What are you reading? vol. 9
« Reply #341 on: September 10, 2015, 09:52:26 am »
Finished Passages ~Connie Willis, last night on the way home.  :D
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Re: What are you reading? vol. 9
« Reply #342 on: September 12, 2015, 12:49:09 pm »
"5. Dickens, Charles. The Works of Charles Dickens. London: Chapman & Hill, 1897. Thirty six 7.75" x 5.5" volumes. Three quarter calf, marbled boards, gilt decorated spines in compartments, maroon and green spine labels. The bindings are by Stikeman. With light rubbing and edge wear, but generally a very nice VG+ condition set. The Gadshill Edition, issued in 34 volumes. This set also includes John Forster’s two volume work The Life of Dickens, uniformly bound with the set. $1,750.00

Don’t expect I will be reading that copy. :o :-\

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Re: What are you reading? vol. 9
« Reply #343 on: September 13, 2015, 02:05:27 am »
:) I like that stand! I sometimes remember books that way and loose the title and name of author in the mess that is my memory.


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Re: What are you reading? vol. 9
« Reply #344 on: September 13, 2015, 08:38:25 am »
Wattpad books! So many, Brotherhood of Cain by makingmyownworld, The Confessions of M. by hazelgracewaters, and The Making of a Mobster by EclecticWriter and a few more. Quite a few on the to read as well.

Depending on whether people would consider those "real books" or not, I suppose.

I would be reading book three of the Firekeeper saga by Jane Lindskold, but unfortunately I don't have it or number four but I have one, two, five, and six.  9)