Book Meme

Oct. 29th, 2009 01:28 pm
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Napped from [livejournal.com profile] the_grynne:

1. Pick 10 of your favorite books or series.
2. Post the first sentence of each book. (If one sentence seems too short, post two or three!)
3. Let everyone try to guess the titles and authors of your books.


I followed [livejournal.com profile] the_grynne's example and used the first chapter instead of any prologues - at least in one case the latter would have been too confusing.

The event on which this fiction is founded has been supposed, by Dr. Darwin, and some of the physiological writers of Germany, as not of impossible occurrence. )

To be a bit more helpful: three of these are literary fiction, one is a classic, one is conceivably a bestseller, two are mysteries, three could be considered historical fiction, two are fantasy and one might be fantasy, one is horror and two are science fiction.

Free Gods!

Feb. 29th, 2008 05:56 pm
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Neil Gaiman - or his publisher? - is putting up American Gods for free for a month here. American Gods has great personal relevance to me, so I would recommend reading it anyway, but it's also one of Gaiman's most intriguing works to date. Definitely worth checking out.

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