Re: [Fantasy Fiction Dungeon] George R.R. Martin.. news my friend the 4th book is out
- I'm currently reading (for the first time) the second book 'A Clash Of Kings' so yes, I am looking forward to another 2 instalments.
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Subject: [Fantasy Fiction Dungeon] George R.R. Martin.. news my friend the 4th book is out
TITLED: A Feast for Crows in hardcover on amazon.com...:-)
In email@example.com, "Matt" <gauvaine@y...>
> Well, I think after our last discussion about this, Robert Jordan
> had been undergoing chemotherapy and had had some major health
> problems and that his son was helping him and was pretty much
> up the reins as far as the Wheel of Time. I don't know what the
> status on that is now. I have only gotten halway through the Path
> Daggers and had to stop due to extremus thisplot suckus syndrome.
> Just couldn't follow it anymore.
> I will wait until the conclusion. I think New Spring may have been
> more the hand of his son than people realize. Just a gut feeling.
> Still waiting for that to come out in paperback. I have Winters
> Heart, Crossroads of Twilight, Path of Daggers to read, though.
> Which brings me to George R.R. Martin. Anyone remember him? He was
> kind of popular 5 years or so ago, and had these really good,
> involved, political leaning epic fantasy novels. What were they
> called? . . . . hmmm. A Song of Ice and not sticking to Deadlines?
> Last check of his homepage was more of the same back in
> January. "I'm still working on it and i have some chapters still,
> blah, blah, blah." It's been 4.5 years since a Storm of Swords
> out. Does anyone really care at this point? I remember how great
> was when To Green Angel Tower came out after Stone of Farewell by
> Tad Williams, after a 2 or 3 year wait. Can't imagine 5 years.
> anyone wait for this?
> As for Sean Russell, i have the first in that series and really
> liked it.
> The next Harry Potter can't be any worse than the last one, so
> buy it and read it, like the lemming that i am. Also i'm reading
> latest Recluce book by L.E. Modesitt, Jr., which is looking to be
> quite good so far, like most of his books. Of course, there's the
> interminable Mr. Norrel and Jonathan Strange, which just won't
> But i'm continuing on. It's a Harry Potterized version of Dickens
> and Swift. It's interesting and very informative if you like
> and old English custom from the 19th century. If you're looking
> a fast, fluffy read, however, pick up a David Gemmell book instead.
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Yvette"
> <yvette_n_chad@y...> wrote:
> > Matt...:-) I sure hope things will get going again, I am ready
> > some good chats.. flash fic... you name it. I did move from
> > louisiana and am living in Tampa. As any nurse can tell you
> > has it's ups and downs, I don't do NICU anymore, now I am an ER
> > nurse and I love it. I have to say, my reading has been on the
> > swing.. the last series I tried was a Sean Russell triology, I
> > still waiting on the last book to come out. Of course, I love
> > Potter. You know, before I fell off the edge of the earth,
> > was so excited over the LOTR and we were still snickering over
> > Robert Jordans futile attempt at finishing his story. I can't
> > believe how quickly time has flown. I am also still in the
> > may go to the AOR in Sept but won't know for sure for awhile.
> > --- In email@example.com, "Matt"
> > wrote:
> > >
> > > Vette,
> > > I haven't seen nor heard from Alan in over 5 years, so
> > chances
> > > are he's long gone. But i'm still here. Last i heard, you were
> > moving
> > > to Louisiana, or maybe it was Florida. I can't remember. I'm
> > The
> > > group has gotten a bit stale with no one really wanting to
> > contribute
> > > or get any discussion going. If you're here, maybe that will
> > change.
> > > I'll start posting topics and see what happens. Glad to have
> > back
> > > and hope your nursing career is going good. I know what a
> > that
> > > was having your practicals and then having to move.
> > >
> > > Matt
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Yvette"
> > > <yvette_n_chad@y...> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > I have decided to try to reaquaint myself with my pc, chat
> > our
> > > > club... I was so happy to see that the dungeon was still
> > and
> > > > couldn't believe it when I saw my pic still in the members
> > section!
> > > > Hello to Matt, alan ( if he has ever come back..),
> > jeff
> > > > and all...I will try to read back a few posts to try and
> > > > up...I'm only about 3 years behind the times.. Hope everyone
> > > doing
> > > > well and has lots of recommendations. Just picked up the
> > Tad
> > > > Williams - hoping it will be a fun read. I was always a M S
> > T
> > > > fan... Oh yes bTW it is me... Yvette the old picabo_yve :-)
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