Read-A-Long of "Dead Voices" by Katherine Arden

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Read-A-Long of "Dead Voices" by Katherine Arden

Post by gali » 02 Oct 2019, 04:24

Read-A-Long of Dead Voices by Katherine Arden

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Post by Gravy » 02 Oct 2019, 06:29

Just got it out. :)
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Post by gali » 03 Oct 2019, 22:50

Where are you in the book? I have read more than half if it and can't stop reading. It is just as good as the first one.
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Post by gali » 04 Oct 2019, 03:44

Ok, I finished it and loved it! I hope there will be another book in the series!
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Post by Gravy » 04 Oct 2019, 19:14

I'm a few chapters in...


I was a tiny bit worried that this one wouldn't be as good as the first one. I shouldn't have worried. :lol:

And wow, it started out quickly in this one. Very good so far!
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Post by Gravy » 09 Oct 2019, 21:12

I've read some more...
I did not see that coming, though I feel like I should've! (Mirror, basement, board.)
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Post by Gravy » 10 Oct 2019, 20:07

@gali

I finished it! (Finally, apparently I'm still a little slumpy. :( )
I'm thinking this will wind up being a trilogy, maybe with the third book focusing mostly on Brian.

I loved this one. It worked so well. Love, love, LOVE!

Need more Katherine Arden books. Lots more.
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Post by gali » 10 Oct 2019, 22:54

I am glad you enjoyed it. :)

Have you suspected the ghost-hunter?

A third book focusing on Brian will be great! I wonder if the parents of the two girls will be married. It seems likely.

I loved it too and hope she will write more books!
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Post by Gravy » Today, 03:53

Man, my subscribed topics are not notifying me of replies! :gaah:


I definitely suspected him, but did not think...that. I should of...it just makes sense...but I didn't. :lol:
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Post by gali » Today, 04:06

Gravy wrote:
Today, 03:53
Man, my subscribed topics are not notifying me of replies! :gaah:


I definitely suspected him, but did not think...that. I should of...it just makes sense...but I didn't. :lol:
Yes, I didn't think it was him as well.
In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get through, but rather how many can get through to you." (Mortimer J. Adler)

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