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Re: What not to read
« Reply #75 on: August 30, 2006, 03:40:05 PM »
I do like the term "Time-Editor" though.
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Re: What not to read
« Reply #76 on: August 30, 2006, 03:43:39 PM »
If you pay me $50 I'll start addressing you so.  ;)
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Re: What not to read
« Reply #77 on: August 30, 2006, 04:48:45 PM »
That's...astounding.
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Re: What not to read
« Reply #78 on: August 30, 2006, 05:43:53 PM »
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If you pay me $50 I'll start addressing you so.  ;)

Oh no you don't, ChimChim! I believe it was *I* who coined that particularly catchy term. And my fee is $75. ;D  So, Sprigg, would you prefer to be known solely as "Time-Editor" or "Time-Editor Dude"?

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Re: What not to read
« Reply #79 on: August 30, 2006, 05:59:08 PM »
That summary made my brain hurt!!!  I saw it on amazon, and almost bought it cause it came with a
nuther book,[I almost never pass up cheap books]
but now i'm glad I didn't!!!!! :o
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Re: What not to read
« Reply #80 on: September 01, 2006, 04:18:15 PM »
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Oh no you don't, ChimChim! I believe it was *I* who coined that particularly catchy term. And my fee is $75. ;D  So, Sprigg, would you prefer to be known solely as "Time-Editor" or "Time-Editor Dude"?

Of course... if E. Hayden claims she created it, don't believe it. I traveled back in time and made it up before she was out of diapers.


Neither really, I'm not an editor.
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Re: What not to read
« Reply #81 on: September 05, 2006, 08:39:11 PM »
Hmm. True. Okay, the title is still up for grabs, people.
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Re: What not to read
« Reply #82 on: September 11, 2006, 12:43:19 PM »
Not exactly a recent read of mine, but it fits the subject matter; Ann Rice's "The Witching Hour".  I thought it was pretty good and had finished most of it when she lost me with the littany of family history.  I mean, this person was gay and that person had sex with his daughter and mother and they had a baby who eventually married his sister.  Give me a break.  It is the only book I have started that I haven't actually finished reading.  

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Re: What not to read
« Reply #83 on: September 23, 2006, 02:23:40 AM »
The Secret Country by Pamela Dean.

Basically a bunch of kids make up a different world where they're princesses and sorcerors and stuff. Basically nothing happens. Its actually irritating.

Spindle's End by Robin McKinley

Like sleeping beauty. Basically nothing happens. Don't let that disuade you from reading her other books. They're actually quite good.
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Re: What not to read
« Reply #84 on: September 23, 2006, 02:28:21 AM »
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Oh--just thought of one.  James Patterson's Pop Goes the Weasel.  He manages to be ignorant about both role playing games and online groups (the serial killer bases his victims on an online role playing game he plays via email.  Yup.)  Patterson's popular, but I never have any desire to read one of his books again.  Blech.
Well, I've never read that one. But I do like When the wind blows, The Lake House, Maximum Ride: The Angel Experiment, and Maximum Ride: School's out forever.
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Re: What not to read
« Reply #85 on: September 23, 2006, 12:53:04 PM »
I thought Spindle's End was pretty good, though the ending was a bit odd.
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Re: What not to read
« Reply #86 on: September 25, 2006, 12:43:47 PM »
I also liked Spindle's End. But it is long--not nearly as tight as her other books. Feels more "fairytale" to me in that it meanders and there's some bizzare magical happenings.
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Re: What not to read
« Reply #87 on: September 25, 2006, 01:45:14 PM »
Which one was it where fish could not possibly exist? I thought that was pretty hilarious.
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