Jarmara wrote:Currently re-reading American Gods by Neil Gaiman which rocks even better the second time around.
Oh I love that book! Have you read Anansi Boys yet?
I love these books. Recently read them all again, it was great picking up some of the details and connections I'd missed previously.VesuvianRuin wrote:Currently reading the Wheel Of Time series by Robert Jordan (who passed away in 2007).
The Wheel Of Time books are absolutely fantastic classic fantasy. There are overtones of Tolkein in this epic story. There are currently 12 books (including a prequel) and a thirteenth on the way. Jordan had nearly finished the final book in the series when he died but left enough detailed notes for the book to be finished for him (due 2009, finished by Brandon Sanderson).
The story revolves around 3 friends, Rand, Mat and Perrin who unconsciously and unwillingly shape the world around them and the actions of the people they encounter. There are the friends of the 3 protagonists, the mysterious Aes Sedai who use the One Power (think Jedi Force mixed with magic) and the lives of the people that these characters touch.
I am now on the fifth book in the series and have already bought up to book 9 in anticipation. I am really loving these works as you can immerse yourself in them totally.
A recommended read.
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