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Re: What author has never let you down?

Post by Irene C » 15 Mar 2018, 13:22

I haven't read all of her space opera yet, but I have liked everything of Lois McMaster Bujold's that I have read. I love the world(s) she has created, I love how accessible or balanced in plot vs. world building her work is, and how fully developed her characters are. I love that her hero is congenitally disabled and the emotional and physical reality of that is written in a way that rings true.
Like fictional characters? Like guessing games?
Then you'll love the 20 Questions-Guess the Character game, found in the Off Topic forum! 8-)

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Post by anix67 » 05 Apr 2018, 17:44

Shakespeare and Ray Bradbury (very different authors but still)

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Post by briellejee » 05 Apr 2018, 22:41

anix67 wrote:
05 Apr 2018, 17:44
Shakespeare and Ray Bradbury (very different authors but still)
what's your favorite Shakespeare work? :D

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Post by anix67 » 06 Apr 2018, 15:35

briellejee wrote:
05 Apr 2018, 22:41
anix67 wrote:
05 Apr 2018, 17:44
Shakespeare and Ray Bradbury (very different authors but still)
what's your favorite Shakespeare work? :D
That's a hard one! I can never decide. I love all of them pretty much. Othello, As you Like It, Midsummer, Macbeth, R&J. Do you have one?

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Post by briellejee » 06 Apr 2018, 20:22

anix67 wrote:
06 Apr 2018, 15:35
briellejee wrote:
05 Apr 2018, 22:41
anix67 wrote:
05 Apr 2018, 17:44
Shakespeare and Ray Bradbury (very different authors but still)
what's your favorite Shakespeare work? :D
That's a hard one! I can never decide. I love all of them pretty much. Othello, As you Like It, Midsummer, Macbeth, R&J. Do you have one?
Midsummer and Macbeth! Really like Shakespeare's works, though it takes too much of my time when im really into it.

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Post by anix67 » 07 Apr 2018, 16:13

briellejee wrote:
06 Apr 2018, 20:22
anix67 wrote:
06 Apr 2018, 15:35
briellejee wrote:
05 Apr 2018, 22:41


what's your favorite Shakespeare work? :D
That's a hard one! I can never decide. I love all of them pretty much. Othello, As you Like It, Midsummer, Macbeth, R&J. Do you have one?
Midsummer and Macbeth! Really like Shakespeare's works, though it takes too much of my time when im really into it.
Yeah it can definitely take a while to read one of his shows! But it is so worth it

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Post by kehindeilesanmi101 » 09 Apr 2018, 05:10

Author that never me down is ronaldo mcqueen the author of cossack he has been consistence,and his skill in written is admirable

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Post by Deanie2216 » 09 Apr 2018, 08:30

The author that has never let me down is Dean R. Koontz. His books are always page turners, and always intriguing

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Post by Oceanside » 09 Apr 2018, 11:37

Stephen King is definitely my go to author. A lot of people peg him as a horror/thriller author which he most definitely excels at, but he can also write thoughtful and heart-wrenching stories as well. His stories always included well rounded and fully developed characters and he always adds detail to his stories that most authors don't. Even though his books have taken me months to read, I have never been disappointed.

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Post by Oceanside » 09 Apr 2018, 11:42

DiverseSpirit wrote:
21 Feb 2017, 13:13
An author that comes to mind is Stephen King.

I have only read a few of his books. I am aware that he wrote many, but I always hear good things about him. He writes consistently and stays on top of his game when it comes to publishing new books. He is so committed to writing that he pleases everyone's' expectations by not letting any of his readers down. If I were to read a long list of books he has written, then I would know he wrote with a passion in each and every book he published. Other authors that come to mind are J. K. Rowling and James Patterson.

I am a fan of Stephen King as well. His work never disappoints. I have heard a lot of good things about James Patterson as well but I have yet to read anything by him. Any recommendations?

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Post by ravek » 09 Apr 2018, 13:07

Robert Jordan...until he died.
Um, I guess that was a letdown.

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Post by ostercl » 11 Apr 2018, 16:31

Erik Larson. He has an impeccable way of showing that the world is a haunting, and magical all at the same time.

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Post by ostercl » 11 Apr 2018, 16:32

Oceanside wrote:
09 Apr 2018, 11:37
Stephen King is definitely my go to author. A lot of people peg him as a horror/thriller author which he most definitely excels at, but he can also write thoughtful and heart-wrenching stories as well. His stories always included well rounded and fully developed characters and he always adds detail to his stories that most authors don't. Even though his books have taken me months to read, I have never been disappointed.
Stephen King is one of my favorites as well - great choice! What is your favorite novel by him?

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Post by Jesscar6 » 12 Apr 2018, 14:58

Terry Schott for me. I love all his books.
I also love Susanne Valenti.

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Post by anix67 » 18 Apr 2018, 14:42

Julie Ditton wrote:
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Arthur Conan Doyle, Agatha Christy, John Sanford,Rita Mae Brown and Nora Roberts when she writes as J.D.Robb.
Arthur Conan Doyle is excellent!!

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