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Old 04-04-2014, 01:58 PM   #3526
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I started White Night yesterday. I'm about 4 hours in now.

I had similar issues with the Iron Druid Chronicles, but as I own the first 3 audiobooks, I'll just wait until I'm 'ready'. Some books just don't start well. Give 'em a rest and try again later.
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Old 04-04-2014, 02:06 PM   #3527
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Old 04-04-2014, 02:08 PM   #3528
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I keep seeing The Martian being mentioned all over here lately...I guess I better pick that one up soon. It sounds really interesting.
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Old 04-04-2014, 02:15 PM   #3529
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I keep seeing The Martian being mentioned all over here lately...I guess I better pick that one up soon. It sounds really interesting.
I think you'll love it.
I thought it was some of the most believable SF that I've ever read.
Plus the dialogue had me actually laughing out loud to myself. I can't remember the last time that happened. (Yeah yeah, the last time it happened was "Cold Days" but you know what I mean)
Definitely a five star read for me.
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Old 04-04-2014, 03:17 PM   #3530
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I had similar issues with the Iron Druid Chronicles, but as I own the first 3 audiobooks, I'll just wait until I'm 'ready'. Some books just don't start well. Give 'em a rest and try again later.
I find that many series, especially when it's the author's first series, take a couple of books to get started. I felt that way with both Dresden and IDC.

I've been reading the latest releases of Seanan McGuire's Incryptid series, Patricia Brigg's Mercy Thompson series, Karen Chance's "Masks" and J.R. Ward's BDB series. Up next is Devon Monk's Stone Cold. It's been a good few weeks for new Urban Fantasy books!
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Sunday is Sanday, it seems. SAND is Amazon’s Daily Deal today, which means they’re practically giving away my latest novel for $1.99. Two bucks! Cheaper than a bag of actual sand at Home Depot! (Or a cup of coffee.)


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Old 04-06-2014, 11:36 AM   #3532
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Old 04-06-2014, 08:16 PM   #3533
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We had so much to announce earlier this week, we had to split the post up. Here’s the other half! (And here’s Part 1, if you missed it.)

5. SIGNED COPIES OF SKIN GAME

Jim has signed over four thousand copies of Skin Game, and they’re being sent to awesome independent bookstores all across the country! Download the list of retailers here and contact one near you to reserve a copy.

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6. VIRTUAL SIGNINGS

Although Jim is traveling to more cities this year than ever (in fact, more than the past two years COMBINED), there are bound to be fans who feel left out. Virtual signings allow fans across the country (and internationally) to preorder signed, personalized copies of Jim’s books. This year, two retailers are doing virtual signings with personalization: Dog Eared Books (shipped 5/27) and Mysterious Galaxy (in collaboration with Booktalk Nation, shipped 5/29). Preorder your copy today! Orders must be placed by May 19th.

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Old 04-07-2014, 08:31 AM   #3534
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I'm just starting Blood Rites, definitely one of my favourite Dresden novels, especially the beginning. Makes me laugh out loud just thinking about it.

Spoiler:
Thomas: "An errand is getting a tank of gas or picking up a carton of milk or something. It is not getting chased by flying purple pyromaniac gorillas hurling incendiary poo."


Best line ever!

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