[LMB] OT: Discussion topics

Raymond Collins rcrcoll6 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 15 23:09:12 BST 2021


After finishing a few nonfiction books I'm starting to read John Grisham's
"A Time for Mercy". It has the main character from "A Time to Kill".

On Thu, Jul 15, 2021, 12:05 PM Eric Oppen <ravenclaweric at gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm going back through Simon Green's "Nightside" books.  The Nightside
> sounds like a place I'd love to visit, but I'd want knowledgable local
> guides.  I'd head straight for a bookstore and pick up a whole bunch of
> things---like lost works of Greek and Roman literature, the books H. Beam
> Piper and Robert E. Howard would have written had they lived, and so on.
> As well as books that haven't come out yet---the rest of the Chtorr series,
> the rest of the Gentleman Bastard series, and the rest of A Song of Ice and
> Fire.
>
> Once I was back, I'd let you all know what I had, after giving the
> classical literature to scholars to watch them tear each other to pieces
> like Kilkenny cats for a look at it.
>
> On Thu, Jul 15, 2021 at 9:57 AM Mervi Hämäläinen <
> mhamalainenenator at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > > From: Mark Goldfield <markgoldfield at hotmail.com>
> > >
> > > I am reading the latest Kerry Greenwood novel. Death in Daylesford.
> > > The 21st Phryne Fisher novel. Very enjoyable.
> > >
> >
> > A new Phryne book!  Thanks!
> >
> >
> >
> > > From: "Karen A. Wyle" <kawyle at att.net>
> > >
> > >  I'm reading Becky Chambers' new book, A Psalm for the Wild-Built. I'm
> > > intrigued so far.
> > >
> >
> > I've enjoyed her books so far so it's good to know it's interesting, at
> > least.
> >
> > From: B Van Look <vanlook19 at gmail.com>
> > >
> > I've found a fascinating series of books by Celia Lake, set in a
> > > magical 1920s England, reeling from the effects of WWI
> > >
> > > One of her characters, Lord Geoffrey Carillon, is (she says) a tribute
> > > to Peter Wimsey.
> > > A few of the books have sex scenes, and almost all have a romantic
> > > element, but the really interesting worldbuilding is cool.
> > >
> >
> > That sounds interesting, thanks.
> >
> > I'm rereading Jurassic Park. I read it previously over ten years ago.
> >
> > I just finished Mur Lafferty's Six Wakes. It's a stand-alone SF book that
> > is a murder mystery aboard a spaceship and a future history of human
> > cloning. I loved the world-building.
> >
> > Kind regards,
> > Mervi
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