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  1. #151
    My Fantoms by Theophile Gautier (collection of stories with fantastic elements by the 19th century writer)
    Sky Coyote by Kage Baker

    Randy M.

  2. #152
    Been a while since last visit to the bookshop & had some catching up to do; bought:

    Steven Erikson
    Gardens of the Moon, Deadhouse Gates, Memories of Ice, House of Chains, Midnight Tides, The Bonehunters, Reaper's Gale

    Joe Abercrombie
    The Blade Itself, Before They Are Hanged, Last Argument of Kings

    Richard Morgan
    The Steel Remains

    Neil Gaiman
    Anansi Boys

  3. #153
    Registered User Stenny's Avatar
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    Jul 2008
    I finally got the first George R.R. Martin book - A Game of Thrones, after people kept recommending it to me, so I figured I'd give it a try!

  4. #154
    Ordered Return of the Crimson Guard the other day, still waiting to read Toll the Hounds first though.

  5. #155
    Webmaster, Great SF&F owlcroft's Avatar
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    Sep 2008
    Ritzville, Washington, U.S.A.

    So Many Books, So Little Time

    While several of these are filling in holes in the library, here's what the mailman dropped in our box just today:

    Endless Things - John Crowley
    The Cornish Trilogy - Robertson Davies
    Harrowing the Dragon - Patricia McKillip
    Looking for Jake - China Mieville
    In the Country of Last Things - Paul Auster

    Received a day or two ago was E. Nesbit's Whereyouwanttogoto and Other Stories.

  6. #156
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    Apr 2000
    NSW, Australia
    The Book Depository has taken off with a bunch of my hard earned cash and replaced it with the following:

    One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (non genre)
    The Lovely Bones, Alice Sebold
    Invisible Cities, Italo Calvino
    The Border Trilogy, Cormac Mcarthy (non genre)
    How We Are Hungry, Dave Eggers (non genre)
    Renegade's Magic, Robin Hobb
    Eastern Standard Tribe, Cory Doctorow
    Amnesia Moon, Jonathan Lethem
    Pandemonium, Daryl Gregory
    The Fifth Head of Cerberus, Gene Wolfe
    Born Standing Up: A Comic's Life, Steve Martin (non genre)
    Hellboy: Conquerer Worm, Mike Mignola

  7. #157
    Registered User Werthead's Avatar
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    Jul 2006
    Colchester, Essex, United Kingdom
    I love the smell of fresh book tokens in the morning.

    Return of the Crimson Guard by Ian Cameron Esslemont. Already 100 pages in and this is the best opening to a Malazan novel since Memories of Ice. Seriously impressed by how ICE has upped his game since Night of Knives.

    World War Z by Max Brooks. Zombies! What more needs to be said?

    I have an ARC of Peter F. Hamilton's The Temporal Void due any day now, which will be much appreciated. Looks like my Wheel of Time reread is going to have to go on hold for a week or so.

  8. #158
    Just purchased;

    The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
    Neuromancer by William Gibson
    The Warrior Prophet by R. Scott Bakker
    The Thousandfold Thought by R. Scott Bakker
    The Prestige by Christopher Priest
    Gatherer of Clouds by Sean Russell

    And four historical fiction, 3 Richard Sharpe books and Master and Commander

  9. #159
    Lord of the Wild Hunt Mithfânion's Avatar
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    Dec 2001
    I just bought:

    Perdido Street Station- Mieville
    Looking for Jake- Mieville
    Mists of Everness- John C. Wright
    The Bone Forest- R. Holdstock

    and then:

    Bone Song- John Meaney
    Blood Ties- Pamela Freeman
    The Good Thief- Hannah Tinti
    Graveyard book- Neil Gaiman
    The Given Day- Dennis Lehane
    Wolf Totem: A novel- Jiang Rong
    Island- Allistair McLeod
    Conan: Born on the battlefield- Busiek
    Extraordinary Engines ( steampunk anthology)- Edited by Nick Gevers
    Odd & The Frost Giants- Neil Gaiman
    The Penny Arcade- Steven Millhauser
    The Knife Thrower-Steven Millhauser
    Blue World- Robert McCammon


    Dresden Files graphic novel
    Caine Black Knife- M. Stover

  10. #160
    Lord of the Wild Hunt Mithfânion's Avatar
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    Dec 2001
    Just bought a few more:

    Piper- Helen McCabe
    The Toymaker- Jeremy de Quidt
    The Way of Shadows- Brent Weeks

  11. #161
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    Sep 2008
    brisbane! queensland.
    Eventine! Border trilogy is freaking the best. I'm up to Cities of the Plain. The crossing is pretty much the best book I've ever read...

  12. #162
    The Empire of Ice Cream by Jeffrey Ford
    5 Stories by Peter Straub
    The Stress of Her Regard by Tim Powers
    Teatro Grotesco by Thomas Ligotti
    The Chinatown Death Cloud Peril by Paul Malmont
    Killing Johnny Fry by Walter Mosley

    Randy M.
    Last edited by Randy M.; October 6th, 2008 at 09:19 AM.

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