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Subject: looking for a new author
Date Posted: 3/25/2008 2:19 PM ET
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I'm not sure i have read any Bently little books but i was wondering If he is any good

I'm a big fan of Richard Laymon and Jack Ketcham .Are any of his books like thiers and also which of his should i start with?the town looks really good.any suggestions?

Date Posted: 3/25/2008 2:40 PM ET
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Yes Yes Yes for Bently Little!! I think he is more like Stephen King.My Favorite book of his is The Association!

Stacy

Date Posted: 3/25/2008 8:01 PM ET
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I think you would like Bently Little- my 2 favorites are The Association and The Policy.

Date Posted: 3/25/2008 10:23 PM ET
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Absolutely. Bentley Little is one of my favorites and can't wait until August when The Academy comes out.

I had started with The Association and The Policy. Even though I have read all of them, my next two choices would be The Store and The Resort.

Date Posted: 3/25/2008 11:22 PM ET
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when I read The Store I pictured Walmart in my mind- not really sure why, lol.

Date Posted: 3/26/2008 9:18 AM ET
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Thanks everyone..:)

Date Posted: 5/1/2008 10:25 AM ET
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 I completely agree with Stacy270......The Association is an awesome book!!

Date Posted: 5/1/2008 10:47 AM ET
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The Association was my first book by him.  I enjoy his books.  My favorite was "The Mailman and The Store".

Date Posted: 5/1/2008 3:07 PM ET
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As everyone has said so far...he is great!  My favorites are The Store, The Resort and The Policy...least favorite so far...Dispatch.  I have The Vanishing in my tbr pile, just haven't gotten around to reading it yet.

Date Posted: 5/2/2008 4:29 PM ET
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I LOVE Bentley Little!!!   The Store was my favorite and least favorite was The Ignored.

Christa:)

Date Posted: 5/8/2008 12:36 PM ET
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Bentley Little is a good choice.

I also recommend Michael Laimo and Edward Lee.

Lee's books are a little "out there", but they're decent.