Fresh FIction Box Not To Miss
Sara Reyes | Reader Interrupted, I Hate When a Good Book Butts into Life!
Saturdays with Sara / August 22, 2009

I picked up two sets of books last weekend at ArmadilloCon, both fantasies, one set by Scott Lynch about otherworldly thieves and Patrice Sarath‘s set in an alternate world of New York about an alternate world coexisting with ours. both have two books in their series and I bought all four books. I even surprise surprise started at book one of each set. Yeah, I’m one of those odd people who can pick up a book and as long as it’s interesting doesn’t matter if it’s book one, seven or three in a series. Started reading the Scott Lynch thieves books. First off let me say, these suckers are HUGE, as in 700 pages. Which makes for a heavy paperback with very thin paper. But they are also fascinating which makes me wish for days without anything else to do but read. Unfortunately that isn’t possible. I have other things crowding my life, such as work, family, even needy pets getting in the way. So I had to resort this past week to sneak reading. Ah, the mark of addiction. First I’d read at night until my eyes couldn’t focus anymore. Who cares about disrupting the house? A pillow over…