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Re: Most Anticipated Fantasy Novels of 2013
« Reply #60 on: December 12, 2012, 10:03:05 PM »

6. The Ace of Skulls by Chris Wooding (I think a lot forgot this one!  ;))

How the hell did I forget that? I'm not sure if it's confirmed for 2013, though. Hope it is.

Yup - October 2013.  :)
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Re: Most Anticipated Fantasy Novels of 2013
« Reply #61 on: December 12, 2012, 10:09:08 PM »

6. The Ace of Skulls by Chris Wooding (I think a lot forgot this one!  ;))

How the hell did I forget that? I'm not sure if it's confirmed for 2013, though. Hope it is.

Yup - October 2013.  :)
Awesome, well that's going on the list of things to do in October.
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« Reply #62 on: December 13, 2012, 06:29:21 PM »
It wasn't really a poll, it was more based on discussion and tweets. Not that many people mentioned AMoL when I was asking... Also, although people enjoy WoT, there are also those who fell out of love with it and who are too overwhelmed to begin it.

Worth noting that AMoL came 3rd on Goodreads Poll too. Not just us overlooking it.

Sorry to those who didn't agree, but on these kinds of lists you can't please everyone! :(

Again, I really enjoyed the list, thought the books on it were excellent. Just had a small (well, maybe medium-sized) disagreement with the order they were placed in.

Just wanted to say that I don't blame anybody or anything, nor did I think it was a bad thing by any means, it's just that it's not what I would have done.

Sorry if I hurt any feelings!  :-[
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Re: Most Anticipated Fantasy Novels of 2013
« Reply #63 on: December 14, 2012, 12:54:18 AM »
Was a bit surprised Blood of Dragons didn't make the list.  Will be interesting to if it ties off the series or leaves things open for another trilogy.
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Re: Most Anticipated Fantasy Novels of 2013
« Reply #64 on: December 16, 2012, 11:14:49 PM »
Any books on the list that aren't sequels?
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« Reply #65 on: December 16, 2012, 11:20:24 PM »
Any books on the list that aren't sequels?

Can't be bothered to read and find out for yourself Lionwalker?

'Cos I'm nice I'll tell you that neither 10 or 9 are sequels. The rest are.
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Re: Most Anticipated Fantasy Novels of 2013
« Reply #66 on: December 16, 2012, 11:25:01 PM »
Any books on the list that aren't sequels?

Can't be bothered to read and find out for yourself Lionwalker?

'Cos I'm nice I'll tell you that neither 10 or 9 are sequels. The rest are.

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Re: Most Anticipated Fantasy Novels of 2013
« Reply #67 on: December 16, 2012, 11:26:41 PM »
Haha, you caught me. Really didn't feel like reading through 5 pages of posts to find out. Also based my judgement on the FF article, which IIRC, was all sequels.
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Re: Most Anticipated Fantasy Novels of 2013
« Reply #68 on: December 16, 2012, 11:34:45 PM »
Haha, you caught me. Really didn't feel like reading through 5 pages of posts to find out. Also based my judgement on the FF article, which IIRC, was all sequels.
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« Reply #69 on: December 24, 2012, 11:12:36 AM »
Scott Lynch - Republic of Thieves
Peter Brett - Daylight War
Patrick Rothfuss - The Door of Stone ( fingers crossed for 2012 )
Myke Cole - Fortress Frontier

My top three, in no particular order, though I'm sure that two of them are tied for third.

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« Reply #70 on: December 24, 2012, 03:56:38 PM »
A Memory of Light is the beginning and end of my most anticipated 2013 novels. I'm one of the lucky ones, I've only been following that series for 13 years. I can't imagine what it has been like for those who got in on the ground floor back with Eye of the World.

The FF list is basically forming the blueprint of my to-read list for the next year, except it's the first books of many of those series.
Honorable mention to my own book, which will be out in January as well.  :P
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« Reply #71 on: December 24, 2012, 05:16:45 PM »
Another one I can't wait to read is Luke Scull's The Grim Company.
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Re: Most Anticipated Fantasy Novels of 2013
« Reply #72 on: December 24, 2012, 06:18:01 PM »
Another one I can't wait to read is Luke Scull's The Grim Company.

Yeah I saw this one a few weeks ago. Seems really interesting, kind of like The Red Knight.
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Re: Most Anticipated Fantasy Novels of 2013
« Reply #73 on: May 10, 2013, 08:47:39 PM »
How have our most anticipated books lived up to the hype so far?

Blood of Dragons by Robin Hobb was engrossing, though over all the Rainwilds books never reached the heights of her trilogies set in the Realms of Elderlings.  Witted Princess and Piebald Princess has been my biggest disappointment so far of 2013. 

Dangerous Gifts was not quite as good as Babylon Steel, but still Babylon is my current favourite heroine of fantasy. 

Stand out book of 2013 for me wasn't published in 2013, but I read it this year and was The Folding Knife by KJ Parker. 
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Re: Most Anticipated Fantasy Novels of 2013
« Reply #74 on: May 10, 2013, 08:52:27 PM »
A Memory of Light lived up to it (mostly), Daylight War not at all (haven't read it myself, but I only know one person who really liked it).
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