In the darkness the trees are full of starlight (henwy) wrote,
In the darkness the trees are full of starlight
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And who's going to give you a better offer than that?

It's been a long, long, long time since I've added a new author to my read list. I've pretty much stood pat for the past 5 years or so, and since then a lot of the old standbys on my list have gotten old, died, or otherwise contracted a horrible debilitating disease that makes them write unmitigated crap and then try to cash in on it. I think the last author I actually added to my list and was happy with was Terry Pratchett, sometime back in chicago. I still remember ordering a huge lot of his books off of ebay and being ecstatic with it.

So, in the interest of expanding my list, I'm going to give some of you a chance to recommend one book to me. I've mostly been a fantasy fan and my ventures into other genres have been hit or miss. I've made entries about some of the books I've read, and you can find most of them here. It's not much, but I haven't been keeping tags for a hell of a long time and I don't end up making entries about everything I read.

I'm in the process of putting in an order online, so if you do have a suggestion, please try to make it as soon as possible so I can add the book to the order. In return, I promise to read the book you recommend and then wax poetic about why it sucked and the author is a talentless hack. Well, okay, it's not a guarentee that that will be the outcome, but I'm just playing the odds here.
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