Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Books, Part III

Georgette Heyer is taking a back seat as I've just got C.J. Cherryh's latest in her Foreigner series.

I am happy.

Now not to gobble it up in one gulp.

9 comments:

  1. oh i love her stuff!! I think I read her latest book in one sitting.

    Renee

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  2. I actually just started reading the Foreigner series. Almost finished the third right now, and while Im not enjoying it as much as the first two I plan to keep going on since there has been so much positive review for the series as a whole.

    Personally I prefer your series, but then you are very high up on my fave authors list :) . One of my favourite things about your books is that I am always surprised at what happens with the characters and plot. Usually I can pin out what, who, and why early on in books/movies, but with yours I am just left with suspicions.

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  3. I agree, That Girl. Cherryh is one of my BOS (buy on sight) authors.

    And thank you very much, Netter :). Also, I agree with you that the third book isn't quite as good--it's an A- as opposed to the A+ of the first two--I can vouche that the series as a whole is a very good read.

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  4. try a guy called S J A Turney who is a bit different from a fantasy author but he is very good with character building!

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  5. You're making me feel bad, I haven't read any new R.A. Salvatore in ages *pouts* Thought I love Tanya Huff. I'm reading Artemis Fowl right now just because it's been a few months but I need to stop reading so fast, I'm running through books to fast and I can't buy any new ones right now because my apartment is in serious need of furniture.

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  6. new robert jordan out so its awesome! well havent read it but still very excited.

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  7. Hey just had a random thought.... has there been any consideration given towards having your books turned into audio books like on iTunes or something? Just wondering because I listen to them from time to time and I know I would definitely buy yours if it was available.

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  8. I've been a fan of Covenants since I saw it in store years ago, picked it up on a whim, and finished reading it in a few days. When the sequel came out, I figured since I was busy I might as well wait for book three until reading two, but it looks like that was a mistake: unfortunately, it seems like King's Own is out of print and other than the copy I just now snagged for $25 not available for less than $50-200!

    Anyway, I look forward to continuing the adventures of Rabbit, Laurel, and their companions soon after a six year break.

    Good luck with book four! I promise I won't wait so long next time.

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  9. Hi That Girl,

    At present there's no plans to turn the books into audio books. If and when that changes, I will post it here.

    And thanks for your very kind words, Andrew. Yeah, books 1 and 2 are out of print; that's my fault as I took a very long time finishing book 3. I'm cranking on book 4 so that there won't be such a large gap between it and Shadows Past.

    And, yes, Phil, I have the lastest Robert Jordan and am devouring it in big, greedy bites.

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