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  • Forum Post: Is it plagiarism when...............

    Posted 05/04/2011 10:58:10 EDT

    Doesn't sound like it to me. For one, I think titles are exempt from plagiarism rules (there's The Road by Jack London and The Road by Cormac McCarthy for example). And two, "Dark Poem" is not the sam more »

  • Forum Post: What are you reading? (2010 edition)

    Posted 04/20/2011 09:22:46 EDT

    Holy moly it's been a looong time since I updated. Here's what I've been reading and links to the reviews... The Exile of Sara Stevenson by Darci Hannah (4 stars - review) City of Veils by Zoe Ferrari more »

  • Forum Post: What are you reading? (2010 edition)

    Posted 07/23/2010 03:58:52 EDT

    I'd love to read The Magicians, it's on my list. My very long To Be Read list. Here's what I've finished since my last update, apparently it's been a while: The Passage by Justin Cronin (5 stars - rev more »

  • Forum Post: SF/F who to read?

    Posted 06/02/2010 09:44:37 EDT

    I just finished reviewing The Passage by Justin Cronin (release date June 8). It's a post-apocolyptic science-fiction chunkster (766 pages). The hype is HUGE for this book, there's already a movie in more »

  • Forum Post: What are you reading? (2010 edition)

    Posted 05/13/2010 03:27:17 EDT

    Updates! The Drowning Tree by Carol Goodman (literary suspense, 4 stars) My Name is Memory by Ann Brashares (young adult, 3 stars) The Charlemagne Pursuit by Steve Berry (action-adventure, 5 stars) Ke more »

  • Forum Post: SF/F who to read?

    Posted 05/12/2010 02:34:14 EDT

    I would recommend the Inheritance (Eragon, Eldest, Brisingr) series by Christopher Paolini. Eragon the novel is far better than the movie. I haven't read the third in the series yet, and I know the au more »

  • Forum Post: What are you reading? (2010 edition)

    Posted 04/22/2010 10:29:46 EDT

    I really want to read Neil Gaiman. I've heard such good things and feel neglectful that I haven't gotten to his books! I have a giant list of books to read this summer... not that summer is different more »

  • Forum Post: What are you reading? (2010 edition)

    Posted 04/08/2010 10:13:54 EDT

    Updates: The Life O'Reilly by Brian Cohen (3 stars - review) The Sea of Monsters (Percy Jackson & The Olympians, Book 2) by Rick Riordan (4 stars - review) Beatrice and Virgil by Yann Martel (5 stars more »

  • Forum Post: What are you reading? (2010 edition)

    Posted 03/26/2010 01:24:58 EDT

    Hey Maisie, I updated the post to include the star ratings. I forgot I had that last time! No, I unfortunately do not get to read for a living, but hopefully someday! :) I read to/from work on the tra more »

  • Forum Post: What are you reading? (2010 edition)

    Posted 03/26/2010 08:37:33 EDT

    Hey Maisie, Sometimes "lowbrow" is exactly what's needed to get your mind off things. :) I'm hoping to get to the third "Sookie Stackhouse" novel soon. In other news, since I last posted my 2010 reads more »

  • Forum Post: What are you reading? (2010 edition)

    Posted 03/12/2010 10:03:55 EST

    I have been wanting to read some Agatha Christie for a while now, but never seem to grab it when I'm at the bookstore. Thanks for reminding me! I've read the first two of Charlaine Harris' series, and more »

  • Forum Post: What are you reading? (2010 edition)

    Posted 03/09/2010 02:36:12 EST

    Let's see... so far this year I've read: Black Rain by Graham Brown (4 stars - review) The Wife's Tale by Lori Lansens (5 stars - review) The Last Dickens by Matthew Pearl (3 stars - review) The Light more »

  • Forum Post: Where do you buy books?

    Posted 04/15/2009 01:56:41 EDT

    Completely agree that Commonwealth Books should have been included here. I'm pretty sure they do cash back, but they also offer 50% of the price they re-sell the book for as in-store credit. A much be more »

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