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Murderbot series: who’s a fan
« on: February 12, 2020, 05:59:44 PM »
I’ve read the first book last year and loved it. Need to read the rest  It’s a pity there are so short through.

I’m going to try her other books too.
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Re: Murderbot series: who’s a fan
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2020, 06:35:13 PM »
I loved the first book but I'm reluctant to pay $12 for the sequels, seeing as they're not even full novels -- which I can get for that price. They're on my wishlist, and I'll buy them either when they go on discount or when I make more money.
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Re: Murderbot series: who’s a fan
« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2020, 07:21:37 PM »
Ridiculous expensive ,  still waiting for price to come down
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Re: Murderbot series: who’s a fan
« Reply #3 on: February 12, 2020, 07:32:38 PM »
Absolutely fantastic series!

Ever hear of a Torrent? Advantage of reading electronically...
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Re: Murderbot series: who’s a fan
« Reply #4 on: February 12, 2020, 08:00:36 PM »
I pay for my books because I want the authors to get paid.
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« Reply #5 on: February 12, 2020, 10:14:15 PM »
I pay for my books because I want the authors to get paid.

That's an eminently reasonable and decent stance. You did however state your unwillingness to pay for those books though, so the author isn't get your money as it is :)

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« Reply #6 on: February 12, 2020, 11:30:45 PM »
I usually try to buy in Kindle...but my reading appetite far outweighs my finances. Small/Indie authors, I always buy. Last book I downloaded was Kushiel Dart which I was curious but not enough to pay. Some old books like WoT, Black Company etc I'll download.
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« Reply #7 on: February 13, 2020, 02:35:00 AM »
You can borrow electronically from most libraries these days, y'know. You get to read the book for free, and the author still gets paid.

Back to the point: I loved the first Murderbot. Thanks for the reminder to put the rest on my book wishlist.

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Re: Murderbot series: who’s a fan
« Reply #8 on: February 13, 2020, 08:15:39 AM »
That's an eminently reasonable and decent stance. You did however state your unwillingness to pay for those books though, so the author isn't get your money as it is :)

I said I was reluctant under the current circumstances, not unwilling. And she isn't getting my money because I'm not reading her books, the purpose being to pay the writers whose books I read.
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Re: Murderbot series: who’s a fan
« Reply #9 on: February 13, 2020, 01:47:25 PM »
I think I've seen plans for an omnibus version somewhere.

 It looks interesting, but not one I'd rush out and buy. Would definitely give it a look if i cam across it though.
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Re: Murderbot series: who’s a fan
« Reply #10 on: February 15, 2020, 04:55:58 PM »
I really love Murderbot. Read the first two. Managed to get them in my shop once but I think my manager chicked out of re-ordering because they're so damn expensive. It's a shame.
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