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Re: review: His Majesty's Dragon
« Reply #1 on: September 15, 2006, 01:16:45 PM »
Three exclamation marks is a little much for a review!!! We could tone it down a little?!?!

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Re: review: His Majesty's Dragon
« Reply #3 on: September 15, 2006, 08:58:10 PM »
I need you to change "late" nineteenth century to "early". Thanks.  :-[
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Re: review: His Majesty's Dragon
« Reply #4 on: September 17, 2006, 02:25:29 PM »
I love those books!!! Though, technically, it isn't a triloge, it's a series. Novik is already working on a 4th book involving a dragon plague brought over from Canada by a new breed of dragon.  I'm sooo happy someone else actually READS her books. I can't find anyone to discuss them with! ;D    GO TEMERAIRE!
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Re: review: His Majesty's Dragon
« Reply #5 on: September 17, 2006, 08:23:10 PM »
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I love those books!!! Though, technically, it isn't a triloge, it's a series. Novik is already working on a 4th book

Really? Horray!
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Re: review: His Majesty's Dragon
« Reply #6 on: September 18, 2006, 12:38:07 PM »
You mention Richard Sharpe but not the Aubrey/Maturin books (Master and Commander, etc.)? How about Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrel?

Anyway I will have to check these books out.
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« Reply #7 on: September 18, 2006, 12:50:10 PM »
That's because I've read the Bernard Cornwell books, but not the others. I do plan on checking out the Master and Commander books, too, sometime. Hopefully.
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Re: review: His Majesty's Dragon
« Reply #8 on: September 18, 2006, 03:11:24 PM »
I'm surprised you can't find anyone to discuss these with, Bumpken--they're all over the place.

I've read the first and loved it, but the library here doesn't even carry the series so I'm stuck without the second and third for a while. Does anyone local have them that I could borrow them from?
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Re: review: His Majesty's Dragon
« Reply #9 on: September 18, 2006, 05:34:00 PM »
I've requested that the Orem library get all three that are out so far, and since the guy in charge of acquiring fiction is a friend of mine, I'm fairly sure we'll get them.  Eventually.  The only problem is they're only published paperback in the states, which for a library is less than optimal, but what can you do?

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Re: review: His Majesty's Dragon
« Reply #10 on: September 18, 2006, 08:01:09 PM »
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That's because I've read the Bernard Cornwell books, but not the others. I do plan on checking out the Master and Commander books, too, sometime. Hopefully.

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Re: review: His Majesty's Dragon
« Reply #11 on: September 19, 2006, 12:42:02 AM »
Fell, you can borrow my copy of Throne of Jade. I'm in Orem. Email me if you want to borrow mine. I'm still reading #3, so you can borrow that, too, when I'm done.
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Re: review: His Majesty's Dragon
« Reply #12 on: September 19, 2006, 03:19:57 AM »
Muchas GRacias, Nessa, that's awesome. Check your PMs.
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Re: review: His Majesty's Dragon
« Reply #13 on: September 21, 2006, 10:59:36 AM »
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Three exclamation marks is a little much for a review!!! We could tone it down a little?!?!

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!!!That's because Sean Bean is a hottie!!! How could I not be all enthusiastic?
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Re: review: His Majesty's Dragon
« Reply #14 on: September 21, 2006, 03:44:57 PM »
Thanks for letting me borrow the book, Nessa, and the DVD as well--with Sean Bean!!!
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