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Re: Goodreads
« Reply #345 on: June 11, 2016, 06:09:12 AM »
My average is 4.24 for 794 ratings. I have been generous in the past but trying to be little stricter lately.

Also rate them for how they compare within their own type, as well as how much I enjoyed them. Meaning a good lightweight shorter book would get the same rating as a more serious long one, if they were both good of their type.
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Re: Goodreads
« Reply #346 on: June 11, 2016, 07:40:45 AM »
186 ratings (3.85 avg)

Probably because most books that fall below a 3.5, I'm not willing to finish so I don't even rate them.

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Re: Goodreads
« Reply #347 on: July 20, 2016, 06:04:28 PM »
Does the member list need updating? think there's some new members here now
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Re: Goodreads
« Reply #348 on: September 03, 2016, 03:13:11 AM »
I caved and joined.

This is me - https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/59256361-peat

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Re: Goodreads
« Reply #349 on: September 03, 2016, 04:00:31 AM »
Take a look in here also, @Peat : Maybe @The_Gem_Cutter should join us too, it's a good place to search and find books and make a huge TBR...
Also, others I see frequently here but I'm note sure if they have a GR account includes: @cupiscent , @ArcaneArtsVelho, @Nighteyes and some unsummonables Alex Hormann, Bradley Darewood, Justan Henner, Henry Dale...

http://fantasy-faction.com/forum/general-discussion/master-goodreads-list/

Yes, it needs some updating. Calling @Arry !

Peat --> https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/59256361-peat

Sarene --> https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/1126371-kitvaria

sennydreadful (Jen Williams) --> https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/5403541.Jen_Williams

Autumn2May --> https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/8434684.Jennie_Ivins

CameronJohnston --> https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/6449118.Cameron_Johnston

Barbara J Webb --> https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/33604.Barbara_J_Webb

Francis Knight --> https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/4006267.Francis_Knight

cupiscent --> https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/6402669-dee

The_Gem_Cutter --> https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/58794696-js-hamilton

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Re: Goodreads
« Reply #350 on: September 03, 2016, 05:54:35 AM »
Take a look in here also, @Peat : Maybe @The_Gem_Cutter should join us too, it's a good place to search and find books and make a huge TBR...
Also, others I see frequently here but I'm note sure if they have a GR account includes: @cupiscent , @ArcaneArtsVelho, @Nighteyes @ScarletBea and some unsummonables Alex Hormann, Bradley Darewood, Justan Henner, Henry Dale...


Cool :-)
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Re: Goodreads
« Reply #351 on: September 03, 2016, 07:02:12 AM »
 :P to Eclipse
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I've stated my reasons for not wanting to go back to GR, and the more you insist, the less I want to ;)

Let me keep my F-F for talking about books and get ideas/recommendations, and my LibraryThing for cataloguing. There.  8)
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Re: Goodreads
« Reply #352 on: September 03, 2016, 07:07:46 AM »
Also, others I see frequently here but I'm note sure if they have a GR account includes...

Oh look it's me! Warning: I read a fair amount of YA fantasy stuff as well. ;)

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Re: Goodreads
« Reply #353 on: September 03, 2016, 08:13:55 AM »
Also, others I see frequently here but I'm note sure if they have a GR account includes...

Oh look it's me! Warning: I read a fair amount of YA fantasy stuff as well. ;)

Ohh @cupiscent you enjoyed low town, I didn't think it would be your cup of tea, something else shocked me too on your dnf list hehe
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Re: Goodreads
« Reply #354 on: September 03, 2016, 11:39:53 AM »
Ohh @cupiscent you enjoyed low town, I didn't think it would be your cup of tea, something else shocked me too on your dnf list hehe

I LOVE Low Town - or more precisely, I enjoyed Straight Razor Cure, but found the second book absolutely brilliant and the third book extremely good. It's the same part of me that thoroughly enjoyed The Wire, to which I often compare that series.

As for the other shock, that's just a differing-tastes thing. :)

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Re: Goodreads
« Reply #355 on: September 03, 2016, 08:49:01 PM »
Ohh @cupiscent you enjoyed low town, I didn't think it would be your cup of tea, something else shocked me too on your dnf list hehe

I LOVE Low Town - or more precisely, I enjoyed Straight Razor Cure, but found the second book absolutely brilliant and the third book extremely good. It's the same part of me that thoroughly enjoyed The Wire, to which I often compare that series.

As for the other shock, that's just a differing-tastes thing. :)
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Re: Goodreads
« Reply #356 on: September 03, 2016, 10:41:51 PM »
Does that mean you not enjoying it if you go slow?
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Re: Goodreads
« Reply #357 on: September 03, 2016, 10:42:46 PM »
Does that mean you not enjoying it if you go slow?

I'm trying to figure out how exactly to think about that question.
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Re: Goodreads
« Reply #358 on: September 03, 2016, 10:44:41 PM »
Does that mean you not enjoying it if you go slow?

I'm trying to figure out how exactly to think about that question.

in a book reading sense  ;D
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Re: Goodreads
« Reply #359 on: September 07, 2016, 08:04:05 AM »
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