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Old 04-03-2017, 12:53   #881
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Just started the collected Old Man Logan which arrived early yesterday. In terms of the timeline leading up to this story, is there an idiot's guide available so I can pick up the comics either side of this?
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Old 04-03-2017, 15:41   #882
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Currently reading The Race by Nina Allan for this month's book club. Not impressed so far, the last third might suddenly make it all better!
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Old 04-03-2017, 15:41   #883
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Just started the collected Old Man Logan which arrived early yesterday. In terms of the timeline leading up to this story, is there an idiot's guide available so I can pick up the comics either side of this?
Years since read it but I think at the time it was standalone
If anyone has the reading order though it will be this guy

http://www.comicbookherald.com
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Old 04-03-2017, 15:42   #884
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Yep

Here it is

http://www.comicbookherald.com/old-m...reading-order/
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Old 05-03-2017, 06:52   #885
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Old 05-03-2017, 09:21   #886
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Old 05-03-2017, 18:24   #887
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I'm now reading Final Girls by Riley Sager. It's not published till July, but tells the story of the sole survivors of three separate killing sprees. Think Friday the 13ths Ginny Field, Halloweens Laurie Strode & Sidney Prescott from Scream meeting up...there's going to be issues.
I'm guessing this and the Brogden book were review copies?

Final Girls has had some good advance notice so I'll be interested in your review.
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Old 05-03-2017, 19:48   #888
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I'm guessing this and the Brogden book were review copies?

Final Girls has had some good advance notice so I'll be interested in your review.
Yes they were both review copies, I'm on a few review lists and have books and other bits and pieces sent to me.

I'm a third of the way through Final Girls, it's a slow burner. A great premise, but it really needs a step up in 'action'. Oddly there is a hell of a lot of baking chat!
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Part way in to Middlemarch. Unfortunately using a wrist-busting but beautiful Folio Society edition! I like the satirical authorial tone, not overused.
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I'm guessing this and the Brogden book were review copies?

Final Girls has had some good advance notice so I'll be interested in your review.
Thoroughly enjoyed Final Girls

Final Girls Review

I've now moved onto Ezekiel Boones The Hatching...I need to get it read as the publisher is kindly sending me the sequel, The Skittering
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Old 16-03-2017, 21:15   #892
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Thoroughly enjoyed Final Girls

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I've now moved onto Ezekiel Boones The Hatching...I need to get it read as the publisher is kindly sending me the sequel, The Skittering
Cool, I'll add them to my (ever expanding) list
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Not had much time to read over the last few days, so only 60 pages into The Hatching. Blimey, so much happening in so few pages....people eaten by spiders, nukes dropping on China, randy female US president and prehistoric eggs sacs shipped from Peru to the US, that subsequently start to hatch.

It reads exactly like a summer blockbuster movie...I'm really enjoying it so far!
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Reading the latest John Grisham, The Whistler, pretty interesting 100 pages in. Indian casinos!
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lol, I'd be interested in your Mums response. The genre shift could be classed as a cheat, but for me it worked really well in a Tales OF The Unexpected kind of way. Again, difficult to say much without spoiling anything.
She hated it & no surprise that it was the genre shift at fault. She enjoyed the first two-thirds & was looking forward to a regular resolution but Oh Boy! she wasn't happy & told me never to give her a book like that again, with a stupid, "silly" ending.

Is there any word of the inevitable film cash-in? ... And more importantly, is it even possible to make a film that would work & retain the twists?
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Currently reading The Race by Nina Allan for this month's book club. Not impressed so far, the last third might suddenly make it all better!
Well, the last part of the book didn't help at all, it was rubbish all the way through! It definitely split the book club, some thought it was the best book ever, others shared my opinion.

This month it's
The Thinking Woman's Guide to Real Magicby Emily Croy Barker.

Only read the first couple of chapters, not sure what to think of it yet, but it's not keeping my interest enough to make me come back to read more (unlike "Children of Time" a couple of months ago, I couldn't put that down!).
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She hated it & no surprise that it was the genre shift at fault. She enjoyed the first two-thirds & was looking forward to a regular resolution but Oh Boy! she wasn't happy & told me never to give her a book like that again, with a stupid, "silly" ending.

Is there any word of the inevitable film cash-in? ... And more importantly, is it even possible to make a film that would work & retain the twists?
lol, that's hilarious. Pinborough does have solid roots in genres outside what you think Behind Her Eyes would be..plus the clues are there throughout the book (obviously with hindsight they are easier to spot)

Sarah Pinborough tweeted yesterday that she had finally sold thd movie rights. So I'd imagine it could be the summer movie next year?
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Hodder have sent me the new Charlie Parker book by John Connolly...I've not read one before! Hope the 15th book makes a good entry point to the series.
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Old 23-03-2017, 15:23   #899
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Hodder have sent me the new Charlie Parker book by John Connolly...I've not read one before! Hope the 15th book makes a good entry point to the series.
I read the first in the series when it was first released & it was ok but didn't live up to the hype at the time. Then over the years, I've picked up the next dozen or so in various sales & keep meaning to try him again but there's always something else to distract me away...
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Currently enjoying some historical fiction by Conn Iggulden, his War of The Roses series, Stormbird, Trinity, Bloodline & Ravenspur.

Currently about a third way through book 3

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