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PostPosted: Wed Feb 19, 2020 3:22 am 
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Any opinion on it? His recommendations are sometimes scary.

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 19, 2020 3:27 am 
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Full disclosure - this is the first time I heard about Delany. But Gaiman was effusive.

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 19, 2020 12:42 pm 
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I took a punt on Delany because of the list price reduction ... and because if you the multiple nebula awards and 5 star rating.

We shall see.

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 15, 2020 8:54 am 
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The Gutter Prayer by Gareth Hanrahan is on sale for 99c today. Really cracking fantasy, very original. Highly recommended!

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 16, 2020 3:05 am 
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Price back up to Aus$8. Downloaded a sample and will doubtless buy it when I get to the end of the 80 pages.

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 16, 2020 9:55 am 
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I don't think you'll regret it Impy!

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 29, 2020 2:24 pm 
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Need something to read. I’ll pick up that Gutter book.

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 30, 2020 2:51 am 
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Gripping. Thank you, Al.

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 30, 2020 3:48 am 
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What Inanna said.

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 30, 2020 2:19 pm 
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Cheers. Not yet convinced by the second book, but I haven't had much time for reading.

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https://ebookclub.tor.com/

monthly Tor.com eBook Club has free download of THE WAY OF KINGS by Brandon Sanderson. Available until midnight Eastern in mobi and epub.

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PostPosted: Tue May 19, 2020 12:23 pm 
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Thoughts on "The Gutter Prayer"?

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Read both the books. I loved them. Absolutely loved them. Hoping for more in this series.

I loved the language, and how phrases meant more when looked at deeper. “Kept” Gods being a prime example.

IMO, The first one was better than the second. But that’s also because the number of characters naturally increases as the saga grows, and I personally like them in a manageable number (just like my friends. :P).

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PostPosted: Thu May 21, 2020 3:22 pm 
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Have not yet got to it, Al; I have a waiting list of books, and I'm in the middle of an author - must finish the series I'm on.

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PostPosted: Thu May 21, 2020 7:24 pm 
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Which one, Imp?

I’m looking to start one.

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PostPosted: Thu May 21, 2020 9:23 pm 
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Inanna, I suspect you won't take to it, but it's the Lady Sherlock series by Sherry Thomas. Set during the same period as the original Sherlock, it's a very clever reinterpretation of Sherlock Holmes. The mysteries are intriguing and the characterisations are inspired and the lead persona dramatis ate turned on their heads: Sherlock and Watson are women.

Charlotte Holmes is a vivid and convincing literary creation, and Thomas uses her brilliantly to illustrate how constrained and oppressed women were in that society.

But...not sure that this historical mystery romance is a genre you enjoy.

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PostPosted: Thu May 21, 2020 11:43 pm 
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Actually, I love historical mystery genre. I love outlander, for example.

I’ll give it a try!

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PostPosted: Fri May 22, 2020 3:32 am 
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In that case, you will enjoy! Very well written.

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PostPosted: Sun May 24, 2020 3:30 am 
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Bought the series! Thanks!

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PostPosted: Fri May 29, 2020 1:46 am 
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Loving the series, Imp. Have read book 1, and almost Book 2. Which doesn’t surprise me at all - I don’t think there’s any recommendation of yours I haven’t loved. Yours and Prim’s. Frelga, too, except for her Marvel obsession. ;)

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