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Libriomancer by Jim C. Hines
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May 13, 2012

it was amazing

I love it when I pick up a book and it surprises me.

What's even better, is when I pick up a book and it's got some sort of fresh idea, something I've never read in a book before.

Even more than that, I like it when I pick up a book and it's clever through and through.

When a book does all three of these things.... well.... Then I end up telling my friends and writing gushy goodreads reviews.

Now I'm not surprised that I liked Jim's book. I've read some of his other stuff, and even got a little gushy about him back in 2008 on my blog:

Even though I do like his stuff, I have to say that Jim Really stepped it up in this book, and I really, really eager to see what he does with book two in the series.

So yeah. Great book. You might want to think about pre-ordering this one.
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message 1: by L. (new)

L. Lawson Ringing endorsement. Pre-order...on it.

message 2: by Robi (new) - added it

Robi Banerjee I'm going to Kindle this.

And Mr. Rothfuss, when can we expect the Doors of Stone? I can't wait!

message 3: by Jackthelad (new) - added it

Jackthelad Your review's inspire me to read. Many thank's

message 4: by Bryan (new)

Bryan Doors of Stone! We need it badly,

message 5: by Darrell (new)

Darrell Crawford This review inspired me to read Doors Of come with it now!!!!!!

message 6: by Christa (new) - added it

Christa C I'm a very bad person, and I always tend to judge books by their covers (which is one of the WORST things you can do with the fantasy genre), and I think I would have passed this book by because of the cover. However all of those things you mentioned above are the things I love in fantasy novels. That's what I loved about Robin Hobb's Six Dutchies novels, and of course your novels good sir (please ignore everyone above. We'll take Doors of Stone when you've finished it... No rushing.). Thanks for the recommendation, because of the cover I would have passed on this book.

Rachel Ayers I can't waaaaait to read this. I love all his stuff.

message 8: by Amber (new) - added it

Amber Okay...I'll add this in after Mistborn. The title perked me interest right away, which is basically what makes me read half the books I've read so....WIN!

Alison Magic, vampires and books! The trifecta! And it is a very cool title, looking forward to it.

Snorri I guess I will take your word for it... :D

Matthew Rogers It just came out yesterday, so I will make sure to get it on my weekly trip to Chapters, thanks Pat!

message 12: by Jo (new)

Jo This is a terrible, terrible front cover! I'll still read it, as I'll read anything PR gushes about, but seriously, it's terrible!

Colleen Read the first few pages and can't wait to read more.

message 14: by Amber (new) - added it

Amber Yah, I read the first chapter yesterday on Jim Hines website, it was pretty good. That spider thing made its way into my dreams!

Mlyons It's like Ready Player One, but instead of the 80's geek references we get book references, crossed with The Dresden Files. That's a win-win.

message 16: by Josh (new)

Josh Patrick, you read so many books! While browsing for new books, I see your comments on so many pages for other author's books. That's really cool. I'm really excited to see what you have cooking up for your next NoTW book too!

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