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Old 06-23-2011, 06:34 PM   #31
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Post #2 is updated to this point. Please check for any errors. If you are listed as the fourth person on a book, that doesn't count toward your 3 available nominations.

I will try to get the blurbs and links to books in soon.

We now have fully 3 nominated books.
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Old 06-24-2011, 06:24 AM   #32
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I third "Storm Front" by Jim Butcher.

And I have a question: are Mythology books good for nomination in a Fantasy thread?
I ask because if somebody still believe in ancient religions, may hold the myths as Truth and can be offended by a nomination here...

Second question is: can "The Book of the New Sun" be nominated as one book, even if it's been published in two to four volumes?

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Old 06-24-2011, 01:01 PM   #33
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My third and final nomination is a fun book, writen by the master Terry Brooks.

Magic Kingdom for Sale -- Sold

After Ben Holiday purchased Landover, he discovered the magic kingdom had some problems. The Barons refused to recognize a king and the peasants were without hope. To make matters worse, Ben learned that he had to duel to the death with the Iron Mask, the terrible lord of the demons--a duel which no human could hope to win....
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Old 06-24-2011, 01:03 PM   #34
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And I have a question: are Mythology books good for nomination in a Fantasy thread?
Hmm... I would say a book about Greek Gods would probably be considered Fantasy. I guess the group will just have to use its judgement.

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Old 06-24-2011, 01:04 PM   #35
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Second question is: can "The Book of the New Sun" be nominated as one book, even if it's been published in two to four volumes?

Thank You.
Is the "book" available as a single ebook Omnibus?

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Old 06-24-2011, 02:02 PM   #36
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I third A Game of Thrones and The Fairy Godmother.
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Old 06-24-2011, 02:10 PM   #37
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I would like to nominate Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder.

Starred Review. Shivers, obsession, sleepless nights—these are the results not of one of the milder poisons that novice food-taster Yelena must learn during her harrowing job training but of newcomer Snyder's riveting fantasy that unites the intelligent political focus of George R.R. Martin with a subtle yet potent romance. Through a stroke of luck, Yelena escapes execution in exchange for tasting the food of the Commander, ruler of Ixia. Though confined to a dank prison cell and doomed to a painful death, Yelena slowly blooms again, caught up in castle politics. But some people are too impatient to wait for poison to finish off Yelena. With the help of Valek, her steely-nerved, cool-eyed boss and the Commander's head of security, she soon discovers that she has a starring role to play in Ixia's future—a role that could lead to her being put to death as a budding magician even if she hits each cue perfectly. The first in a series, this is one of those rare books that will keep readers dreaming long after they've read it.
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Old 06-24-2011, 04:25 PM   #38
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I would like to nominate "The Dark is Rising" by Susan Cooper. It is the second in a series, but it is supposed to be a stand-alone and seems to be better liked than the first in the series. I've found available for purchase in epub in several stores (Borders, Kobo), but I'm not sure if Amazon sells it as a Kindle book as well. Kobo seems to have the cheapest copy:

http://www.kobobooks.com/ebook/The-D...FAg/page1.html
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Old 06-24-2011, 08:22 PM   #39
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I second The Winds Of Khalakovo - sounds interesting.

ETA - For my last vote, I couldn't decide between The Eye Of The World and Stardust. I have now though and I will go with seconding Stardust. It sounds like it could be a fun read.

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Old 06-24-2011, 09:25 PM   #40
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I third The Winds Of Khalakovo.
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Old 06-25-2011, 03:12 AM   #41
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I second "Return to Wonderland".

Also I second "The Alchemyst".

I' like to nominate "Puck of Pook's Hill" by Rudyard Kipling, available here at MR.

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Dan and Una, brother and sister, living in the English country, had the good fortune to meet with Puck, alias Robin Goodfellow, alias Nick o’ Lincoln, alias Lob-lie-by-the-Fire, the last survivor in England of those whom mortals call Fairies. Their proper name, of course, is ‘The People of the Hills’. This Puck, by means of the magic of Oak, Ash, and Thorn, gave the children power

To see what they should see and hear what they should hear,
Though it should have happened three thousand year.

The result was that from time to time, and in different places on the farm and in the fields and in the country about, they saw and talked to some rather interesting people. One of these, for instance, was a Knight of the Norman Conquest, another a young Centurion of a Roman Legion stationed in England, another a builder and decorator of King Henry VII’s time; and so on and so forth...

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Old 06-25-2011, 05:48 AM   #42
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Now that The Winds Of Khalakovo is nominated I should mention that this is available for free on epub from [link on hold - moderator]. Grab it now people.

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Old 06-25-2011, 08:13 AM   #43
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Old 06-25-2011, 09:44 AM   #44
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Old 06-25-2011, 09:59 AM   #45
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