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Looking forward to the Book Klub!
« on: March 25, 2010, 07:10:05 am »
I recently purchased all 3 after sampling Elfhunter.  Finished Elfhunter a few days ago and really looking forward to participating in the club.  :)

This series is a new genre for me, but wow.............  so much fun.  VERY well written!
   


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    Looking forward to the Book Klub!
    « Reply #1 on: March 25, 2010, 07:52:58 am »
    Good to see you here Dana.
    I KNOW you will like all the books.
    And you will love C.S. Marks (archer here  in KB).
    for background check out some of her threads and skim through the posts.
    This will be as much fun as Boyd Morrison's Klub or Mike Hidks' Klub.

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    Re: Looking forward to the Book Klub!
    « Reply #2 on: March 25, 2010, 07:59:56 am »
    Hi folks, I split out Dana's post and started a new thread with it to encourage discussion here!  Have fun!

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    Re: Looking forward to the Book Klub!
    « Reply #3 on: March 25, 2010, 12:32:05 pm »
    I too am looking forward to this -- just finished the trilogy but am still looking forward to going back through it and finding out what I missed as I was swept along the first time.  Be interesting to see if others saw the same things I did.
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    Re: Looking forward to the Book Klub!
    « Reply #4 on: March 25, 2010, 12:44:45 pm »
    I'm looking forward too!
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    Re: Looking forward to the Book Klub!
    « Reply #5 on: March 25, 2010, 12:46:22 pm »
    Great!!  I will finally get these off my TBR list!!  :)

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    Re: Looking forward to the Book Klub!
    « Reply #6 on: March 25, 2010, 01:12:46 pm »
    Good to see you here Dana.
    I KNOW you will like all the books.
    And you will love C.S. Marks (archer here  in KB).
    for background check out some of her threads and skim through the posts.
    This will be as much fun as Boyd Morrison's Klub or Mike Hidks' Klub.


    I've met Archer and was a prize winner in one of her giveaways...  She's a very talented and sweet Kindleboarder. The excitement of her readers in her giveaway thread was contagious and now I'm hooked too!  :D
       


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    Re: Looking forward to the Book Klub!
    « Reply #7 on: March 25, 2010, 01:57:21 pm »
    Same here, I also won DTB copies of the first two books in archer's recent giveaway. I've read all the books once but I'm really looking forward to going through them again with archer.  Also, anyone that wants to engage in some off-topic chat with archer and friends is welcome to join us in the Not Quite Kindle thread Elves just want to have fun! https://www.kboards.com/index.php/topic,21638.0.html

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    Re: Looking forward to the Book Klub!
    « Reply #8 on: March 25, 2010, 06:41:49 pm »
    Ooh! I've got goosebumps! I can hardly wait. Discussing my world with my friends...it just doesn't get any better than that! We might even make some new friends and pick up new readers, too. I'm trying to talk my friend Carie, who drew the gorgeous maps, to join in!

    (I'm so glad you liked Elfhunter, Dana. Just you wait!)
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    Re: Looking forward to the Book Klub!
    « Reply #9 on: March 25, 2010, 08:06:18 pm »
    I think my housemate with her brand new kindle is going to join us!  There's one more reader for you, archer!

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    Re: Looking forward to the Book Klub!
    « Reply #10 on: March 26, 2010, 05:52:45 am »
    I think my housemate with her brand new kindle is going to join us!  There's one more reader for you, archer!
    Mwahahahahaaaaaaaa! (ahem!) Ahh...I mean, ummm...that's very good!
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    Re: Looking forward to the Book Klub!
    « Reply #11 on: March 26, 2010, 06:58:44 am »
    So fun :D
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    Re: Looking forward to the Book Klub!
    « Reply #12 on: March 26, 2010, 12:46:19 pm »
    I've never done a book klub before, so I'm not sure how this works.  Do I need to have the whole book read by April 1st or just the first few chapters?  I'll probably read the whole book anyway since I have trouble stopping if the book is really good, but just thought I'd ask in case things get hectic between now and then and I do have to stop for such mundane things such as work and cooking supper.

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    Re: Looking forward to the Book Klub!
    « Reply #13 on: March 26, 2010, 01:28:44 pm »
    Stacydan:
    Oh, my heavens no! You don't have to have any of it read by the first, as we'll be starting then. You can read the first 'block' (I have yet to figure out how much of it that should include) and we'll 'discuss'...just like a book club does. I'll think of a few questions to get you going, but I expect most of the discussion to originate with the readers.

    You can start reading any time, though...and if you HAVE read the whole thing by the first, you won't be alone. I know many have read the whole trilogy already and are now re-reading.  :)
    This should be lots of fun! I'm looking forward to sharing with you and getting to know you.
    (FYI--Elfhunter is about 500 pp in print)
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    Re: Looking forward to the Book Klub!
    « Reply #14 on: March 26, 2010, 02:20:32 pm »
    In the past I have been involved in many DTB clubs.  I like the interaction of
    the group bantering about. I am going to attempt this only because I do have
    all three books and figured this would be a good start.  I have been anxious to
    start this series and this is a great way to get my feet wet.
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    Re: Looking forward to the Book Klub!
    « Reply #15 on: March 26, 2010, 02:40:14 pm »
    Welcome, crosj!  You should find us a merry group!  
    (archer, you never should have opened that jar of honey!)

    Please feel free to jump in on our social thread, Elves just want to have fun!
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    Re: Looking forward to the Book Klub!
    « Reply #16 on: March 26, 2010, 02:41:42 pm »
    Hic!
    Huh??
    hic!
    Welcome, crosj. I was about to say the same thing--this is a really cool bunch of folks. You'll fit right in!
    (And I love your avatar! Name?)
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    Re: Looking forward to the Book Klub!
    « Reply #17 on: March 26, 2010, 02:59:26 pm »
    The only hard part about this Klub, and it will affect quite a few of us, is that we're going to have to be really REALLY careful in our discussions.  We want to make sure we limit ourselves to only talking about the parts that the Klub have read. And that might prove to be very difficult....

    I can just see a discussion: "I like Gaelen, and I think she'd think about that this way because remember when she did something!  .... OOPS .... she hasn't done something yet has she???"   

    Sometimes a little knowledge can be a dangerous thing....

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    Re: Looking forward to the Book Klub!
    « Reply #18 on: March 26, 2010, 03:10:09 pm »
    I know, but that's the risk we take. The little black boxes (which are ever-so-tempting to mouse over) come in handy.
    We can't read your post until you submit it, so you can employ the ol' spoileroo!
    :-)
    I have divided the book into eight parts. Working on questions for part 1. By the time the first of April rolls around, I'll have 'em all up.
    You can go to whichever section you're ready for that way. You can participate in many different ones at once if you want to.
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    Re: Looking forward to the Book Klub!
    « Reply #19 on: March 26, 2010, 05:18:23 pm »
    I just downloaded this yesterday!  I think I'll join you.
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    Re: Looking forward to the Book Klub!
    « Reply #20 on: March 26, 2010, 05:40:31 pm »
    Yay! We're glad you're joining us. These guys are great.

    Is it the first of April yet?
    (Oh...wait...I'm still working on questions. Remember, you are all free to ignore them.)
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    Re: Looking forward to the Book Klub!
    « Reply #21 on: March 26, 2010, 05:44:06 pm »
    I'm looking forward to this!  Seems like y'all have a constant party going!

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    Re: Looking forward to the Book Klub!
    « Reply #22 on: March 26, 2010, 05:46:14 pm »
    Hey all!  My friend, Archer, suggested I give this a try.  I don't have a Kindle (yet), but do have the books.  Well, I am also the mapmaker.  I haven't read the books in awhile, so this sounds like a great opportunity for me to enjoy them all over again.
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    Re: Looking forward to the Book Klub!
    « Reply #23 on: March 26, 2010, 05:50:32 pm »
    Hi Carmyn, and welcome!  Love the avatar!

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    Re: Looking forward to the Book Klub!
    « Reply #24 on: March 26, 2010, 05:53:06 pm »
    CARMYN, Ol' Shoe!

    Hey, guys...she's being WAY too modest. This is one of my best friends ever, and she drew all the maps in the books.
    We were room-mates in grad. school. We actually witnessed the premiere of the dreaded animated LOTR movie together.
    (shudder!)

    We be sisters separated at birth!

    (Hi, Betsy. We are so happy to have you join us. You should show Carmyn some of your quilts. I mean, WOW.)
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