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    Re: Fun at the bookstore

    Postby SandChigger » 24 Sep 2009 15:48

    TheDukester wrote:I see at least one of Kevin's "critical darlings," though! :lol:

    Ooh, Kevin! It burns, it burns, doesn't it?! :laughing:
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    Re: Fun at the bookstore

    Postby Nekhrun » 24 Sep 2009 15:49

    SandChigger wrote:
    TheDukester wrote:I see at least one of Kevin's "critical darlings," though! :lol:

    Ooh, Kevin! It burns, it burns, doesn't it?! :laughing:

    There's a shit Star Wars book in there too that's probably outselling Keith's WoD.
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    Re: Fun at the bookstore

    Postby TheDukester » 24 Sep 2009 15:55

    Nekhrun wrote:There's a shit Star Wars book in there too that's probably outselling Keith's WoD.

    It's a close contest in franchise hackery, but you called it. Current Amazon sales ranks:

    Shit Star Wars book: 2,105
    Jessica's Wind: 2,352
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    Re: Fun at the bookstore

    Postby Nekhrun » 24 Sep 2009 16:24

    TheDukester wrote:
    Nekhrun wrote:There's a shit Star Wars book in there too that's probably outselling Keith's WoD.

    It's a close contest in franchise hackery, but you called it. Current Amazon sales ranks:

    Shit Star Wars book: 2,105
    Jessica's Wind: 2,352

    That's just perfect.

    I actually read the first book in that new Star Wars series. Even for Star Wars it was pretty bad and one of the first series I'm not even going to attempt to follow. Tells you how bad things are getting in the NuDune if it can't even keep up with that trash.
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    Re: Fun at the bookstore

    Postby SandChigger » 24 Sep 2009 16:25

    That by that Traveldass bint? :P
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    I don't like every writer's style; for instance, I have never been able to get through Ursula LeGuin, China Mieville, or Iain Banks, all of whom are critical darlings. —KJA

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    Re: Fun at the bookstore

    Postby Nekhrun » 24 Sep 2009 16:37

    I think the new one is I didn't read it. The one I read was by Aaron Allston, who usually isn't quite so bad, but his last one was.
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