Re: What to read?


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Posted by Alle on September 13, 2006 at 10:30:15:

In Reply to: What to read? posted by Caleyna on September 11, 2006 at 04:42:23:

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: Ok, so I've been out of the fantasy loop for the past year. I have no idea what's out there waiting to be discovered. I have no idea what fun I'm missing.

: What's new? What's exciting? What do I need to rush to the store to buy? What have you enjoyed lately?

: Details, details! I want details!

: I just finished Bound by Donna Jo Napoli. It was ok, but not really what I thought it would be. It was based on the oldest known Cinderella story, the story of the carp in China. There wasn't nearly enough magic in it to satisfy me and the wicked stepmother wasn't really wicked at all.

: Is anyone going to buy book 2 of Robin Hobb's latest series? Book 1 was such a snooze-a-palooza that I have no problem waiting for paperback. . . except that paperback won't match the collection.

I haven't been doing too much reading actually, but am half way through The Lies of Locke Lamora, and while it isn't as great as many would have one believe 9at least in my opinion)it is fun.

A




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