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Subject: Favorite Laurell K Hamilton book?
Date Posted: 4/24/2008 9:18 PM ET
Member Since: 10/25/2006
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I've never read an LKH. I've seen her name listed many times when posters are asked who their favorite author is. Which book do you recommend for a first timer?

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Date Posted: 4/24/2008 9:46 PM ET
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Well I of course started with Guilty Pleasures. It's the first book in the Anita Blake series.

Date Posted: 4/25/2008 9:56 AM ET
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My favorite book by Laurell K. Hamilton is The Lunatic Cafe, but since it's the fourth book in the Anita Blake series, naturally start with Guilty Pleasures! ;)

Date Posted: 4/30/2008 12:32 AM ET
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Start with Guilty Pleasures but don't read past Obsidian Butterfly...it's pretty much porn after that :/

And no I'm not a prude. I just like zombie raising Anita much better than the Anita that screws anything...and everything :P

Date Posted: 4/30/2008 6:31 PM ET
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+1 to everything mintyfresh said!

Date Posted: 4/30/2008 7:45 PM ET
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I third what she said. I loved them up until then, but I won't even mention which was my fav because I cannot in good conscience promote them.

Date Posted: 4/30/2008 8:36 PM ET
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I concur with the other three ladies.   The series starts out compelling, and draws you in.  Then deteriorates.    I bought Micah, but never read it.    Posted my whole keeper set a couple of months ago. 

I just picked up # 1 and 2 at a thrift shop, and added them to my shelf tonight.   Nice paperback copies.

Date Posted: 5/1/2008 12:16 AM ET
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Thanks for the info. I plan to read from Guilty Pleasures to Obsidian Butterfly.