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  1. #556
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    Quote Originally Posted by NickeeCoco View Post
    I really liked that anthology. It's a children's book, so don't expect huge plotlines. Also, you have to take a lot of things at face value with the stories in the book. Again, it's a children's book and children take things at face value. They're not cynical like us. I wish it had been around when I was a kid, to be honest. It would have been right up my alley.
    I'm a big fan of children's/YA fiction as I think it often shows a lot more imagination and creativity than we tend to find in the adult fantasy market, and think it's an area Gaiman usually writes well in so I'm looking forward to this.
    Which reminds me, I need to pick up the latest Garth Nix book...

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    A Storm of Swords: Blood and Gold Pt. 2 George R. R. Martin, theres a part 2? :lol

    The Desert Spear Peter V Brett, pre-ordered, i have a signed copy of The Great Bazaar coming soon, hope this guy keeps up the momentum!

    Dragon Haven Robin Hobb, seen it in the shop today and went "Oh thats out!?"

    The Spook's Sacrifice (Wardstone Chronicles) Joseph Delaney, classic cover version, cost more..... lots more but meh, i love these books.

    Book of Jhereg Steven Brust, going of a recommendation, hope its good!

  3. #558
    Quote Originally Posted by Scrambles View Post
    A Storm of Swords: Blood and Gold Pt. 2 George R. R. Martin, theres a part 2? :lol
    It was split into two books for the UK paper back release, IIRC. Steel and snow was part 1 whilst Blood and Gold was part 2. So you might want to check the other version I'm assuming you have, as that might be the full book in a single binding.
    Last edited by Zappster; February 26th, 2010 at 07:24 AM.

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    Registered User Loerwyn's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Zappster View Post
    It was split into two books for the UK release, IIRC.
    You do indeed remember correctly

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eventine View Post
    I need to pick up the latest Garth Nix book...
    Thank you for reminding me! I need to see if it's out in Canada yet.

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    More, more, more:

    Men Of The Otherworld - Kelley Armstrong
    Bone Crossed - Patricia Briggs
    The Woad To Wuin - Peter David
    Tong Lashing - Peter David
    Darkness On The Edge Of Town - Brian Keene
    Fall Of Thanes - Brian Ruckley
    Blood Of The Mantis - Adrian Tchaikovsky
    The Dragon Society - Lawrence Watt-Evans
    Dragon Weather - Lawrence Watt-Evans
    Dragon Venom - Lawrence Watt-Evans

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    Quote Originally Posted by NickeeCoco View Post
    Riddle Master omnibus - Patricia A. McKillip
    'Atta girl.

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    Registered User Loerwyn's Avatar
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    Well, not so much bought as "acquired". I took some books off my nan's hands and I've got:
    The Sword of Shannara
    The Elfstones of Shannara
    The Wishsong of Shannara
    The Scions of Shannara
    The Druid of Shannara
    The Voyage of the Jerle Shannara #1 Isle Witch

    I think that would mean I'm missing maybe 2-3 books to complete the series that these books start? I know the first trilogy is complete but I don't know if the other two are trilogies or what. Time to do research

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    Ordered this weekend:

    by China Miéville:

    Perdido Street Station
    The Scar
    Iron Council
    The City and the City

    Hope they're as good as the reviews say

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    I preordered Songs of a Dead Dreamer by Thomas Ligotti from SubPress. I forgot about it until today, didn't know it was coming out so soon.

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    Shadowrise - Williams

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    Registered User beniowa's Avatar
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    Iowa City, Iowa
    The Lost Continent, Bill Bryson
    Neither Here Nor There, Bill Bryson
    Notes From a Small Island, Bill Bryson
    Spellwright, Blake Charlton
    Tails of Wonder and Imagination, Ellen Datlow
    Jade Man's Skin, Daniel Fox
    Wicked Gentlemen, Ginn Hale
    The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms, NK Jemisin
    State of Decay, Richard Knapp
    The Folding Knife, KJ Parker
    Eric, Terry Pratchett
    Moving Pictures, Terry Pratchett
    Kirinyaga, Mike Resnick

    I also got The Book Thief by Markus Zusak from two very dear friends.

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    Before They Are Hanged by Abercrombie arrived yesterday, Last Argument Of Kings should be on its way too... I also won Dark Side Of The Sun by Terry Pratchett on eBay earlier this morning.

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    Lord of the Wild Hunt Mithfânion's Avatar
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    Put in a massive order today:

    Shadowrise-Tad Williams
    Dragon Haven-Robin Hobb
    Dangerous Laughter-Steven Millhauser ( another great collection)
    Lamp Black, Wolf Grey-Alison Brackston ( story about Merlin)
    The Last Stormlord-Glenda Larke
    The Adamantine Palace-Stephen Deas
    Mirror Kingdoms-Peter Beagle ( Huge new collection)
    Heavy Metal Pulp-Christopher Rowley
    The Light Ages-Ian MacLeod
    The Folding Knife-KJ Parker
    Escapement-Jay Lake
    Year's Best Fantasy & SF volume 4-edited by Strahan
    Chimerascope-Douglas Smith
    Full Moon City-edited by Schweitzer
    We, Robots-Sue Lange
    Lord of Emperors-Guy Gavriel Kay

    And finally Charles Vess' stunning and long awaited artbook, Drawing down the Moon.

    For pre-order, release on March 16th:

    Warriors- edited by GRRM & Dozois
    The Sorcerer's House-Gene Wolfe ( advance reviews are very good)
    Darkness: Two decades of Modern Horror- edited by Ellen Datlow

  15. #570
    The Barnum Museum by Steven Millhauser
    Jane-Emily & Witches' Children by Patricia Clapp
    H. P. Lovecraft: Complete and Unabridged -- apparently, Barnes & Noble have reissued this
    Decay Inevitable by Conrad Williams

    Randy M.
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