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Subject: Confession Time - Can't Wait
Date Posted: 4/29/2010 10:17 PM ET
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Everyone has one or more, an author and/or series that "you have to have" as soon as the new one comes out, even if you (gasp!) have to pay retail.  And then, once you've got it in your hands, you read it until it's finished despite the housework, the kids, the DH, the job or anything else.  Come on, fess up, who's on your list?

Date Posted: 4/29/2010 10:30 PM ET
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Immortals after Dark by Kresley Cole

Date Posted: 4/29/2010 10:37 PM ET
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Black Dagger Brotherhood

Sookie Stackhouse

Date Posted: 4/29/2010 10:57 PM ET
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Gail Carriger

Eileen Wilks

Tate Hallaway

(I take into consideration if the library is going to get them or not.  These are all on the not list.)

Oh.  Add Carrie Vaughn

G A Aikens

Patty Briggs



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Date Posted: 4/30/2010 5:15 PM ET
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Nalini Singh

Date Posted: 4/30/2010 9:11 PM ET
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Sookie Stackhouse

Date Posted: 4/30/2010 9:12 PM ET
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I start a lot of series at one time w/o feeling compelled to finish them, but Richelle Mead is one author I always want to be caught up on.

Date Posted: 5/1/2010 3:37 PM ET
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For me, The Sookie Stackhouse books, anything by Richelle Mead and the Queen Betsy series! 
 

Date Posted: 5/1/2010 4:25 PM ET
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Gena Showalter

Katie MacAlister

Karen Marie Moning

Illona Andrews

Shelly Laurenston/G.A. Aikens

Most of the authors mentioned by everyone above. 

  I generally won't get in the WL line if my spot is over 35--I know me, I'll keep seeing the book at the bookstore (or worse, at work--we have a limited selection of new releases) and I'll end up buying.  I add personal notes to books here w/ the release date and BUY IT so I know which ones I didn't get a good WL spot on:lol:   Don't know how people stand to be 275 out of 300:lol:



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Subject: Confession Time
Date Posted: 5/1/2010 10:45 PM ET
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Christine Feehan

Karen Marie Moning

Gena Showalter

Sherrilyn Kenyon

Angela Knight

Date Posted: 5/1/2010 11:03 PM ET
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Oh I love the Queen Betsy Books!!!  Love, Love, Love them!!!  And I know this is not a para author -- but I always buy Jen Lancasters books the minute they come out - in fact I usually preorder them!

Date Posted: 5/3/2010 10:30 PM ET
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Sookie Stackhouse

JIm Butcher - Jim Dresden series

Laurel K Hamilton - both series ( I know so many complain about how awful they have gotten, but I can't resist)

 

 

Date Posted: 5/4/2010 9:40 AM ET
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Christine Feehan

Sherrilyn Kenyon

Patricia Briggs

Yea, you are right about being at a position anything more than 200 is a little hard to take.

Carrie

Date Posted: 5/4/2010 10:04 AM ET
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Definitely Ilona Andrews and Laurell K Hamilton. And there have been some great new authors in the urban fantasy genre that I've read and loved the first and hope the next is as good as the series promises to be, like Jaye Wells.

Date Posted: 5/5/2010 6:11 PM ET
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Definitely Sookie Stackhouse (I just finished the new release, which shows how impatient I am, LOL) and Vampire Academy.  Oh, and Mercy Thompson.

Date Posted: 5/7/2010 3:32 PM ET
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Ilona Andrews and JR Ward....though I have not tried to pick up Lover Mine because I know I won't have a block of time to read it for a while, and there is no possible way I would be able to put it down once I started.

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Date Posted: 5/7/2010 3:47 PM ET
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Some of my favorites are Charlaine Harris, Victoria Laurie, Carrie Vaughn.  And luckily, my library usually carries all the books in these series and if they haven't gotten it yet, I can fill out the little request card and end up getting it.

Date Posted: 5/9/2010 11:46 AM ET
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Definately Patricia Briggs.

Date Posted: 5/10/2010 12:17 AM ET
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Kim Harrison (I pre-order)

Alyson Noel (I pre-ordered "Dark Flame")

Vicki Pettersson (I will be at the bookstore the day it comes out!)

Christopher Pike (been reading him for years and years and years)

 

Unfortunately even for books that I pre-order, I don't always read them right when I get them because I write book reviews and usually have a TBR pile of ARCs to read. I try to get in as much fun reading as I possibly can.

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Date Posted: 5/10/2010 9:42 AM ET
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My must buy authors are:

Janet Evanovich - just love her books!

J.R. Ward - Black Dagger Brotherhood series.