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PostPosted: Sun Jun 23, 2019 1:36 pm 
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Reposting from the Tolkien Society Facebook page:

Public Service Announcement: Today, the USA kindle version of The Fall Of Gondolin is on sale for $2.99.

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 25, 2019 5:35 am 
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Poopy. I saw that too late - it's back to $15 now.

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 26, 2019 6:26 pm 
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Good Omens is 3.99 on Kindle. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0054LJGWS/

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 27, 2019 2:57 am 
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Frelga wrote:
Good Omens is 3.99 on Kindle. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0054LJGWS/


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Nation, arguably Pratchett's best work, is 1.99 on Kindle. It's a non-Discworld standalone, set in an alternative history timeline on a fictional Pacific island, and it's not about what it appears to be about.

Get it even if you are not normally a Pratchett fan.

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:thumbsup: Thanks!

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 09, 2020 10:53 pm 
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Pratchett said about this book, "Nation is the best thing I ever wrote, or will ever write".

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Frelga wrote:
Nation, arguably Pratchett's best work, is 1.99 on Kindle. It's a non-Discworld standalone, set in an alternative history timeline on a fictional Pacific island, and it's not about what it appears to be about.

Get it even if you are not normally a Pratchett fan.
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Very very curious to see what you think about it, V.

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 10, 2020 1:33 am 
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Inanna wrote:
Very very curious to see what you think about it, V.
Me too.

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 10, 2020 1:38 am 
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But no pressure. ;)

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Have to say, I enjoyed it, but didn't love it. My favourite Pratchett is still Nights Watch. I defer to Pratchett's better judgement on this though!

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Alatar, that’s my position too.

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Impish, your recommendation for the Miles Vorkosigan series has wrecked my work, my sleep and my bank account.

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I can't get enough of the Vorkosigan Saga. I re-listen to it about once a year or so.


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Inanna wrote:
Impish, your recommendation for the Miles Vorkosigan series has wrecked my work, my sleep and my bank account.
I would apologise but, well....I'm not sorry.

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Impish, your recommendation for the Miles Vorkosigan series has wrecked my work, my sleep and my bank account.
I would apologise but, well....I'm not sorry.


No? Then, Well, you could find more such gems for me.

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Inanna wrote:
Very very curious to see what you think about it, V.
Not my cup of tea, I'm afraid.

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The Liaden Universe books are similar in quality and type to the Vorkosigan Saga. They are the closest I've found, anyway. It is unclear which book to start with as there are multiple possibilities, but I recommend the first one they wrote, "Agent of Change". I do NOT recommend reading them according to internal chronology, as the very first one is a prequel in the far distant past and interesting after you are hooked on the stories- but not so compelling as the gateway book.

And if you are tempted to quit the first book early on because the main protagonist seems like a cardboard cut out character... I urge you to stick with it. There's a very good reason for that.


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https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B075K ... s_li_ss_tl

Neil Gaiman recommended the three-novel ebook by Samuel R. Delany, now only 2.99

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