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    How serendipitous… This book has been on my radar for a while. I’ve been too cheap to spring for the Canadian edition, but I think the US edition is coming out soon, as I recall. It has a lot of good buzz and sounds like my kind of book, I’ll probably pick it up.

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    I'm reading The Rust Maidens by Gwendolyn Kiste. It is a very good book so far.

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    Just started Europe in Autumn, first book in the Fracture Europe series by Dave Hutchinson, which also includes, Europe at Midnight, Europe in Winter and Europe at Dawn. Pretty darn good so far!

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    Am currently reading Joe Lansdale's "Driving to Geronimo's Grave & Other Stories". Didn't really care for the title story but loved "In the Mad Mountains" & "Wrestling Jesus" Hoping the next three stories are as good as those two. Will most likely begin the centipede edition of Jonathan Carroll's "The Land of Laughs" next.

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    About halfway through VERSES FOR THE DEAD by Preston/Child. After that HARK! THE HERALD ANGELS SCREAM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bookworm 1 View Post
    I'm reading The Rust Maidens by Gwendolyn Kiste. It is a very good book so far.
    Okay I have finished this book. I highly recommend this one. Fantastic coming of age story.For me a 5 star rating. Looking forward to reading more from Gwendolyn Kiste.

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    I'm a little over 600 pages into my second reading of The Passage by Justin Cronin and enjoying it as much, if not more, as the first time I read it. Remains one of my all time favorites.

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    Quote Originally Posted by brlesh View Post
    I'm a little over 600 pages into my second reading of The Passage by Justin Cronin and enjoying it as much, if not more, as the first time I read it. Remains one of my all time favorites.

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    I have to retry it. I have read the first big section twice (with the little girl), but there was something about the start of the next section, later in history, that didn't hold my interest enough, and both times I got distracted by another book. I'm sure I'll like it if I could plough through a bit of that second section.

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    Quote Originally Posted by brlesh View Post
    I'm a little over 600 pages into my second reading of The Passage by Justin Cronin and enjoying it as much, if not more, as the first time I read it. Remains one of my all time favorites.

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    I have the first two books from CD grab bags but have not read them. At some point I will give them a try.

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    Reading - DEAD LETTERS ANTHOLOGY edited by Conrad Williams

    Good concept with some strong stories, so far.
    Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
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    I think you should give them a go. There is a jump in the books that is a little clunky but, if you can get past that, it's a good story.

    Quote Originally Posted by Martin View Post
    I have the first two books from CD grab bags but have not read them. At some point I will give them a try.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ben Staad View Post
    I think you should give them a go. There is a jump in the books that is a little clunky but, if you can get past that, it's a good story.
    I will at some point.

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    I am in the home stretch of "A Memory of Light" the final book of The Wheel of Time series. I just started the longest chapter of any single book I've ever read. This chapter is longer than some books I've read. It's title "The Last Battle" and in audio format is a little over 9 hours long...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dan Hocker View Post
    I am in the home stretch of "A Memory of Light" the final book of The Wheel of Time series. I just started the longest chapter of any single book I've ever read. This chapter is longer than some books I've read. It's title "The Last Battle" and in audio format is a little over 9 hours long...
    I really enjoyed the series overall when I finally did a full read a few years ago. Sanderson did a great job picking up the ball and running with it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bsaenz24 View Post
    I really enjoyed the series overall when I finally did a full read a few years ago. Sanderson did a great job picking up the ball and running with it.
    Yea for the most part. I've noticed some things that sort of felt like the ball being dropped in the first two books he did. There was some muddy timeline stuff in those. Where Rand and Egwene's storylines were out of sync with everyone else's timelines. They where weeks ahead (I think). It felt really weird when there was interaction between the characters that were out of sync.

    This may just be because of the way they had to do it making what was supposed to be a single book into 3.
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