Loading ...
Sorry, an error occurred while loading the content.

Re: [Flewelling] Best and Worst Read 2008

Expand Messages
  • Dale Jory
    Thanks Catherine, I had heard that Cast in Fury was released but I have not seen it in the stores here in New Zealand. Dale ... Get the world s best email -
    Message 1 of 10 , Jan 13, 2009
    • 0 Attachment
      Thanks Catherine, I had heard that "Cast in Fury" was released but I have not seen it in the stores here in New Zealand.

      Dale


      --- On Wed, 14/1/09, Catherine Perry <lorien.perry@...> wrote:

      > From: Catherine Perry <lorien.perry@...>
      > Subject: Re: [Flewelling] Best and Worst Read 2008
      > To: Flewelling@yahoogroups.com
      > Received: Wednesday, 14 January, 2009, 6:48 AM
      > I'm a big fan of The Chronicles of Elantra books too.
      > Don't know if
      > you know but the fourth book, 'Cast in Fury' is
      > available now.
      >
      > Catherine
      > On 13 Jan 2009, at 07:57, Dale Jory wrote:
      >
      > >
      > > My best read during 2008 was "Cast in
      > Secret" by Michelle Sagara.
      > > This is the 3rd book in Michelle's Cast series and
      > I found it an
      > > enjoyable and quick read. The World that Michelle has
      > created is
      > > involved with a rich history, each book so far has
      > concentrated
      > > mainly on a particular race as seen through the eyes
      > of Kaylin Neya.
      > > Although the 3 books so far cover a short span of time
      > we have seen
      > > Kaylin grow and mature from the brash girl in book 1
      > to someone who
      > > is slowly starting to think before acting. I am
      > looking forward to
      > > the next book in the series.
      > >
      > > The worst read for me was "The Darkness that
      > Comes Before" by R
      > > Scott Bakker. I have heard a lot of positive reviews
      > about this book
      > > however none of the characters appealed to me nor did
      > the setting or
      > > storyline. I am not sure if it was the bleak tone of
      > the book and
      > > the lack of even a remotely likable character but I
      > struggled to
      > > finish it.
      > >
      > > Dale
      > >
      > > --- On Sat, 10/1/09, noerml <noerml@...>
      > wrote:
      > >
      > > > From: noerml <noerml@...>
      > > > Subject: [Flewelling] Best and Worst Read 2008
      > > > To: Flewelling@yahoogroups.com
      > > > Received: Saturday, 10 January, 2009, 11:49 PM
      > > > I was recently talking about this with a friend
      > of mine and
      > > > considering we just left another year behind that
      > comes
      > > > hardly as a
      > > > surprise.
      > > > But then again I realized that it might be quite
      > > > interesting to know
      > > > what you guys consider your best and your worst
      > read 2008,
      > > > since I am
      > > > probably not the only one here who is constantly
      > on the
      > > > lookout for
      > > > good recommendations.
      > > >
      > > > So here's the ‚Äěrules"
      > > >
      > > > Everyone names one book he or she considers to be
      > the best
      > > > he or she
      > > > read in 2008 with a _brief_ explanation why.
      > Character
      > > > development,
      > > > narrative style, plot, volume (for a friend of
      > mine
      > > > that's all that
      > > > matters *lol*) or whatever you especially liked
      > about that
      > > > book.
      > > >
      > > > And if you guys feel up to it, I would also
      > encourage you
      > > > to name
      > > > your worst read. Naturally in a civilized kind of
      > manner,
      > > > we don't
      > > > want badmouthing or name calling or whatever
      > other
      > > > kindergarden
      > > > behaviour. Explain why you didn't like it
      > and/or
      > > > wouldn't recommend
      > > > it to anyone else.
      > > >
      > > > Oh and on a sidenote...plz refrain from awarding
      > Lynn's
      > > > Books as your
      > > > best read 2008. Given the nature of this group
      > this might
      > > > kind of
      > > > miss the point this poll, even though, speaking
      > for myself,
      > > > Shadow's
      > > > Return certainly ranked very high on my list :)
      > > >
      > > > Also try to..uh well layout your posts for
      > readability.
      > > > What I mean
      > > > is, no1 wants to read 20pages of how you cried
      > your eyes
      > > > out over the
      > > > ending of Volume 345 of Wheel of Time and how you
      > do not
      > > > agree with
      > > > the author's description of the mating habit
      > of wild
      > > > horses.
      > > > So __ALWAYS___ start your posts with your best,
      > followed by
      > > > a short
      > > > explanation, followed by the optional worst book
      > including
      > > > a short
      > > > explanation.
      > > > Also keep in mind to attach any spoilers only at
      > the END of
      > > > your post
      > > > and do label them in an appropriate manner.
      > > > Hope this doesn't sound to strict, but I
      > myself have
      > > > this tendency to
      > > > ramble on and on, however never reading it when
      > someone
      > > > else does
      > > > *smirk* Even though this goes without saying -
      > feel free to
      > > > discuss
      > > > the books, but make sure to label those
      > "threads"
      > > > as such.
      > > >
      > > > Noerml
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > ------------------------------------
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > Lynn's official web-site -
      > > > www.sff.net/people/Lynn.Flewelling
      > > >
      > > > Post message: Flewelling@yahoogroups.com
      > > > Subscribe: Flewelling-subscribe@yahoogroups.com
      > > > Unsubscribe:
      > Flewelling-unsubscribe@yahoogroups.com
      > > > List owner: Flewelling-owner@yahoogroups.com
      > > > URL to this page:
      > http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Flewelling
      > > > Yahoo! Groups Links
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > >
      > > Get the world's best email -
      > http://nz.mail.yahoo.com/
      > >
      > >
      >
      >
      >
      > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      >
      >
      > ------------------------------------
      >
      >
      >
      > Lynn's official web-site -
      > www.sff.net/people/Lynn.Flewelling
      >
      > Post message: Flewelling@yahoogroups.com
      > Subscribe: Flewelling-subscribe@yahoogroups.com
      > Unsubscribe: Flewelling-unsubscribe@yahoogroups.com
      > List owner: Flewelling-owner@yahoogroups.com
      > URL to this page: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Flewelling
      > Yahoo! Groups Links
      >
      >
      >

      Get the world's best email - http://nz.mail.yahoo.com/
    Your message has been successfully submitted and would be delivered to recipients shortly.