Posted by : atcampbell | On : October 20, 2009

Mistborn by Brandon Sanderson

This meeting at the Milwood Library drew nine attendees, including two first-timers. Our topic was Mistborn, a fantasy adventure novel by Brandon Sanderson. Four of us had read the author before. Eight of us started the book, and six finished it.

One reader noted that this book had a unique and well-thought-out magic system, based on ingesting metals and using them as a source for magic. He felt a valid way to describe this book was “What if one of the characters from Lord of the

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Posted by : atcampbell | On : October 5, 2009

The Dispossessed by Ursula K. Le Guin

This meeting at the North Village Library drew nine attendees. Our topic was The Dispossessed, a classic 1974 utopia novel set on the twin planets of Anarres and Urras. Eight of us had read Le Guin before. All started the book, and seven finished it.

Many of us thought this book was slow and difficult to read initially. One reader

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