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Re: Book Bargains
« Reply #240 on: July 10, 2016, 09:59:04 PM »
Thanks @xiagan and @Jmack. It's the place to be!

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Re: Book Bargains
« Reply #241 on: July 11, 2016, 01:04:54 AM »
Edward Hamilton Booksellers has remainders. You will find some gems in their stacks.

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Re: Book Bargains
« Reply #242 on: August 06, 2016, 06:29:27 PM »
All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders is £0.99 on Amazon UK Kindle atm.

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Re: Book Bargains
« Reply #243 on: August 16, 2016, 09:13:22 PM »
Seveneves by Neal Stephenson is £0.99 on Amazon UK Kindle.

Palimpsest by Catherynne Valente is £1.49 on Amazon UK Kindle.

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Re: Book Bargains
« Reply #244 on: September 03, 2016, 03:14:17 PM »
For anyone on the Malazan fence, Tor has made Gardens of the Moon their free ebook this month.


http://ebookclub.tor.com/

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Re: Book Bargains
« Reply #245 on: September 03, 2016, 04:30:17 PM »
For anyone on the Malazan fence, Tor has made Gardens of the Moon their free ebook this month.


http://ebookclub.tor.com/


Just make sure you say you live in the US or Canada and you can download the book. If you live anywhere else (helpfully called 'Other' because it is only a small part of the world) you can't get it :)
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Re: Book Bargains
« Reply #246 on: September 16, 2016, 09:25:17 PM »
All for Amazon UK Kindle:

The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss at £0.99

The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch at £0.99

The Black Prism by Brent Weeks at £0.99

The Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson at £0.99

Looks like someone is going to read their first Sanderson novel then...(this guy) also who was it that recommended Brent Weeks? And was it that one they said was the better one of his, or the shit one?

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Re: Book Bargains
« Reply #247 on: September 16, 2016, 10:08:46 PM »
Wasn't me who recommended Weeks, but I did like The Black Prism. On the other hand, I couldn't get through Night Angel at all, and while there are a few here who love it, I'm pretty sure all would say it's the weaker of the two!
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Re: Book Bargains
« Reply #248 on: September 17, 2016, 12:52:06 AM »
who was it that recommended Brent Weeks? And was it that one they said was the better one of his, or the shit one?
Both me and @ultamentkiller are the big Weeks fans around here ;D

And yes, that book is the first of the second series (5 books), which I think is better than the first (Night Angel, that Raptori mentioned).
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« Reply #249 on: September 17, 2016, 12:54:59 AM »
Wasn't me who recommended Weeks, but I did like The Black Prism. On the other hand, I couldn't get through Night Angel at all, and while there are a few here who love it, I'm pretty sure all would say it's the weaker of the two!

I also wasn't able to get all the way through Night Angel.

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« Reply #250 on: September 17, 2016, 01:33:15 AM »
I really enjoyed it, but that could've been because I read it in Graphic Audio. I'll never know though. The best part about that trilogy is no matter how many times you read it, you always catch some foreshadowing. And Brent Weeks is the master of foreshadowing, without ever letting you know he's doing it. Hell, he flat out tells you some of his biggest plot twists, but most people just ignore them. Like me.

Light Bringer is definitely superior though. Most people who haven't enjoyed it either struggle to grasp the magic system, can't handle Kip, or don't like the prose. I love the magic system, I grew up with Kip, and I hardly care about prose. So I love it.

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Re: Book Bargains
« Reply #251 on: September 17, 2016, 01:51:41 AM »
The first Night Angel can feel very rough to read at parts and the beginning might be a bit slow, but it does flow well after that. The two sequels are big improvements. Although the resolution sucks hard with a massive deus ex.

More than a year since I read, also when I was beginning to focus on Fantasy, so not sure how I would think about it if I reread it...

 
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« Reply #252 on: September 17, 2016, 05:37:50 AM »
I quite enjoyed Night Angel once it got going.
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« Reply #253 on: September 17, 2016, 09:56:33 AM »
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Re: Book Bargains
« Reply #254 on: September 17, 2016, 10:39:43 AM »
http://www.gollancz.co.uk/2016/09/the-gollancz-festival-ebook-sale/

Load up your e readers!

Funny, I was just going to post this, hehe (just got their mail).

There's also an audiobook sale:
http://www.audible.co.uk/mt/deals_c
(ignore the price next to each book, they're all £4.99)
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