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48 books · 49 voters · list created February 1st, 2017 by Tor/Forge (votes) .
Tags: books, fantasy
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message 1: by Julia (new)

Julia Is Faeries part of a series?


message 2: by Arthur (last edited Mar 04, 2021 05:56AM) (new)

Arthur Chappell Why is The Lives of the Artists listed as a fantasy work? It is a series of biographies of Renaissance artists


message 3: by Julia (new)

Julia @Arthur: Because someone voted for it. 🤷🏻‍♀️


message 4: by BookLovingLady (last edited Mar 04, 2021 06:27AM) (new)

BookLovingLady Julia wrote: "@Arthur: Because someone voted for it. 🤷🏻‍♀️"

That's not sufficient reason ... Books are often 'misplaced' on a Listopia, unfortunately.

@Arthur
I haven't read the book but if you're sure The Lives of the Artists (#39) isn't a fantasy work, I can remove it.


message 5: by Julia (last edited Mar 04, 2021 09:34AM) (new)

Julia As much as I have seen a lot of spam on Goodreads lately, people are free to vote for whatever they like. One person may be "wrong." A hundred people are "revolutionary."
I'm not saying this book belongs on the list, but it may have been an accident on the voter's behalf.


message 6: by BookLovingLady (new)

BookLovingLady @Julia
That's what librarians are for, among other things; to clean up lists....


message 7: by Julia (new)

Julia Of course! :) I'm not a librarian, but I often bring suspicious activity to the attention of the moderators.


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