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What Are You Reading? Part 40 (October 05)

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Just finished The Hot Kid by Elmore Leonard




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How is it thus far? I'm in the mood for some good horror this October.
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How is it thus far? I'm in the mood for some good horror this October.
It's very good so far- though it does not appear to be a typical horror story. More like a dark, dark variation on McCammon's Boy's Life or King's The Body.
But darker. A lot darker.

I like the way Ketchum writes, but the underlying theme here is descriptive physical abuse and violence against children, so enter at your own risk.

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Scarecrow, what did you think of The Hot Kid ? Great cast of characters, I thought. If you enjoyed the book be sure to check out The New York Times Magazine every Sunday ... Elmore is writing a serial called "Comfort to the Enemy," which also involves Webster and some of the other players in The Hot Kid . The third installment ran this Sunday but previous installments are available online.

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Scarecrow, what did you think of The Hot Kid ? Great cast of characters, I thought. If you enjoyed the book be sure to check out The New York Times Magazine every Sunday ... Elmore is writing a serial called "Comfort to the Enemy," which also involves Webster and some of the other players in The Hot Kid . The third installment ran this Sunday but previous installments are available online.
I thought The Hot Kid was great. Thanks for the tip on the serial, definately going to read it.
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Yup - I definitely plan on checking out the Salem's Lot Illustrated Edition pretty soon as well.
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I started October by finishing a reread of Neil Gaiman's American Gods, in preparation for the next book, which was ...

Neil Gaiman's Anansi Boys. As it turns out, Anansi Boys has almost nothing to do with American Gods, so the reread wasn't strictly necessary. But American Gods is still a great book, so I don't mind the reread. Anansi Boys is a great book, too, by the way -- though a lot closer to Stardust that American Gods in terms of its style and tone.

Next up is Susannah Clarke's Joanthan Strange and Mr. Norrell. I read the first ten pages on the train this morning and wanted to just stay on the train reading all day long.
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