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Old 07-14-13, 05:39 AM
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Finished Soul Harvest: The World Takes Sides (Left Behind #4):



Started Apollyon: The Destroyer Is Unleashed (Left Behind #5):
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Now on (ahem) Benedict Jacka's first Alex Verus novel, "Fated".
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Having finished the first, now on Benedict Jacka's "Cursed".
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Finished:

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The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith (J.K. Rowling)

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Finished:




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My second Joe Hill book (after Heart Shaped Box). He's quite a good writer. Like his father he's very good at characterizations. But the people in his stories are rougher around the edges, and there's an intensity to the writing that King generally doesn't have. I think it's a plus that the plotting in Hill's stories seems tighter.

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Just started Ben Aaronovitch's "Rivers of London" which is the first in a series of urban fantasies featuring Detective Constable Grant who can see ghosts.

On the evidence of the first 50 pages this is a more complex and layered tale than the other series I have been reading by a certain Mr Jacka. I think this is because they are more grounded in "real" London so, while most definitely having a supernatural element, regular folk intrude more. I think this is working better than stories almost entirely focussed on the magical side with scarcely an intrusion from the mundane.
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Just started Ben Aaronovitch's "Rivers of London" which is the first in a series of urban fantasies featuring Detective Constable Grant who can see ghosts.

On the evidence of the first 50 pages this is a more complex and layered tale than the other series I have been reading by a certain Mr Jacka. I think this is because they are more grounded in "real" London so, while most definitely having a supernatural element, regular folk intrude more. I think this is working better than stories almost entirely focussed on the magical side with scarcely an intrusion from the mundane.
Just finished that - and I liked it!

Me? I'm currently reading:

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