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Old June 23, 2014, 02:27 PM   #26
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Was a great read... as usual!
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Old June 24, 2014, 01:12 AM   #27
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Either THR crashed the Amazon review page, or Monster Hunter Nemesis is striking a chord with a variety of readers, 5 stars.
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Old June 25, 2014, 05:31 PM   #28
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Just finished last night after 3 evenings of reading.

Pros: great book

Cons: I finished reading it already and Larry won't have another out for probably 18 months
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Old June 25, 2014, 10:26 PM   #29
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Already got it.... already finished it. Larry's still cranking out the fun...
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Old June 28, 2014, 10:21 AM   #30
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Road trip coming up. Tracking down some audio versions of Larry's works is a necessity!
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Old June 28, 2014, 12:25 PM   #31
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Tracking down some audio versions of Larry's works is a necessity!
Oliver Wyman, the dude that does MHI for Audible is AMAZING. One of the best in the Business.

The Grim Noir series is read by Bronson Pinchot. Yes, Balki Bartokomous from Perfect Strangers. He does Ok.
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Old June 28, 2014, 05:22 PM   #32
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Oliver Wyman, the dude that does MHI for Audible is AMAZING. One of the best in the Business.

The Grim Noir series is read by Bronson Pinchot. Yes, Balki Bartokomous from Perfect Strangers. He does Ok.
I would pay double if he did all of Jake Sullivan's lines in his Balki voice

I had no idea Larry's new book was coming out already. I finished up the latest Grimnoir book at Christmas. I'll be checking this one out ASAP.
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Old June 29, 2014, 02:44 PM   #33
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My pre-order shipped - dead tree version incoming here.

I like reading on Kindle, but I tend to keep series in one format, and I started the MHI series on paper.

If Larry reads this - thanks! New MHI goes to the TOP of the reading pile, and I've been purposefully NOT starting anything else.
Larry is one of the very few authors that can get me to pre-order a hardcover.
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Old July 10, 2014, 05:54 AM   #34
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Monster Hunter: Nemesis arrived on my doorstep on Monday July 7th. I finished reading the book yesterday, Wednesday July 9th.


Before the next book comes out I think I might go back and read all five.
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Old July 10, 2014, 07:13 AM   #35
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I am halfway thru Nemesis and thoroughly enjoying it. I read for ~30min every night. Rationing.

Long ago (in Larry's original MHI novel, I believe) I realized that his reference to a "flexible mind" being required for a Monster Hunter also referred to those who wrote about the subject.
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Old July 10, 2014, 10:19 AM   #36
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I just finished Vendetta last night and started on Alpha. Nemesis, I'm on my way - pedaling as fast as I can!

Jeez, don't call Larry's stuff trashy until you've read some of the novels I've come across. This is good, clean, fun, well-done story-telling.
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Old July 11, 2014, 09:22 AM   #37
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I picked up a hardcover copy at Barnes& Noble yesterday. I may start it this weekend.
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Old July 11, 2014, 09:50 PM   #38
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Nemesis was great, along with the maddening hints...
So far, the original Monster Hunter International is my favorite.
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Old July 23, 2014, 12:52 PM   #39
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RATS! I just finished Nemesis while waiting for COSTCO to open this morning (I get there early just in case they open early ... sometimes by as much as 20 minutes).

As with the others in the series, I really enjoyed it ... but ... now the wait for the next episode resumes ... <sigh>

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Old July 23, 2014, 02:22 PM   #40
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What ever happened to Nightcrawler? I see that he hasn't posted in quite a while.
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Old July 23, 2014, 02:58 PM   #41
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He hangs out regularly on another site.
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Old July 23, 2014, 03:32 PM   #42
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Old July 23, 2014, 03:34 PM   #43
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Old July 23, 2014, 03:55 PM   #44
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BTW the narrator on Audible versions is very good. Lots of fun. Good job, Larry! I know someone famous!
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Old July 23, 2014, 06:10 PM   #45
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Thanks for reminding me - I just ordered a copy.

Guess I'll just re-read the series while I'm waiting... .
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Old July 23, 2014, 09:54 PM   #46
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I thought Nemesis was a great read, but still, the height of the series was Alpha.
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Old July 24, 2014, 06:52 AM   #47
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I, too, think that Alpha has an edge over them all ... so far.
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Old July 24, 2014, 08:57 AM   #48
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I'm on my second time through Nemesis. Larry is one of my favorite authors, and one of the only ones who's work I'll re-read. Loved his other books, swords of exodus is probably my favorite.

Side note: is it bad that Out of the entire cast of characters, Franks and Lorenzo are the two that resonate with me the most?
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Old July 24, 2014, 09:33 AM   #49
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How fast does Larry put these out? I've finished Nemesis and need MORE. . . .
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Old July 24, 2014, 06:33 PM   #50
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