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September Sci-fi/ Fantasy Book Group

This month we will be discussing The Magicians by Lev Grossman.  Here is his webiste: http://levgrossman.com/.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    You know, I got to pondering, besides my own personal history, if part of the reason I could relate to Quinten was that I'm an only child, too. Like, maybe there is a correlation between liking the book and being an only child?

    September 12, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Indeed....I just found one its called live free or die by john ringo. Looks real good so far.

      September 16, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      The reason I suggested Feb.-March is that people read at different speeds. Most of the space operas I've read (Peter F Hamilton, Ian Banks) are dense and around 1000 pages. A 1000 page book is a heavy lift for many folks, and those months seem to be when people have the most time to read. (The holidays are over and the weather is still lousy.) Just my two cents.

      1 · September 16, 2013

  • Sarah

    I googled my question about Quentin's discipline, and apparently it won't actually be answered until the second chapter of the THIRD book, The Magician's Land.

    September 10, 2013

    • Sarah

      For a book the majority of us disliked, we're getting a lot of mileage out of it!

      1 · September 13, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      This is true just like a train wreck we just can't look away. This book had potential.

      September 13, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    This was a good meeting about a bad book in my humble opinion.

    1 · September 10, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry guys, forgot I agreed to pick a friend up from the airport. Bought and read the book. Thought it was alright. I with he had given up magic all te way. He was a selfish git.

    September 9, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I will be getting back from Mazatlan that night.

    July 18, 2013

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