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"The Thief" Anniversary Read-along to Start Sept. 3rd!

Aug. 25th, 2016 | 04:11 pm
posted by: ninedaysaqueen in sounis

Thanks to everyone who volunteered to help lead the discussion during the read-along. Your discussion leads will be...

Chapters 1-3
Week 1 (Sept. 3rd - 9th)
 - ninedaysaqueen

Chapters 4-6
Week 2 (Sept. 10th - 16th)
- silverflight8

Chapters 7-9
Week 3 (Sept. 17th - 23rd)
- an_english_girl

Chapters 10-12
Week 4 (Sept. 24th - 30th)
- pendrecarc


If you plan to participate in the 20th anniversary read-along, you can either read the section during the week it's being dicussed and particpate as you read or plan your reading schedule a week ahead. Those of you planning to start early, should start reading this Saturday the 27th of August. Discussion for Chapters 1-3 will open on September 3rd. Also, if you've never listened to the CD audiobook read by Jeff Woodman, I highly recommend it!

The fanmade QT readaloud chapters available for this section are Chapters 1 and 3. You have to be a member of the commmunity to view the fanmade readaloud.

However, you don't have to be a member to participate in the read-along. Feel free to spread the word about the read-along and discussion to QT fans on other social media platforms. Share buttons are below. The more the merrier!

If you'd like to read more about Thief Month and the other actvities planned to celebrate the 20th anniversary of The Thief, click HERE. If you have any questions or ideas about the read-along or Thief Month, please comment or email me at ninedaysqueenmod@gmail.com.

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Discussion Leads Needed for "The Thief" Read-along

Aug. 18th, 2016 | 03:01 pm
posted by: ninedaysaqueen in sounis

The community wide read-along and discussion to celebrate the 20th anniversary of The Thief is a go!

The read-along will begin September 3rd, so get ready crack open one of your many copies of The Thief and join Gen on his first adventure.

If you'd like to sign-up to be a discussion lead, please email me at ninedaysaqueenmod@gmail.com.

If you plan to only be a participant in the discussion, no sign-ups are required. Just show up to the party! :)

The deadline to sign-up is midnight Sunday, August 21st, inorder to give the lead for week one plenty of time to prepare a post. It's first come, first serve, so sign-up soon if you'd like a spot.

Offcial assignments will be emailed to volunteers Monday the 22nd.

If you'd like to read more about what it means to be a discussion lead and the other community events taking place during Thief Month (September), click HERE.

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News, News, News!

Aug. 15th, 2016 | 11:52 pm
posted by: ninedaysaqueen in sounis

From Monica Edinger's (Author of Africa is My Home) blog-

…a little bird told me the next two are in the home stretch of being finished and coming out some time in the not-too-far-off future. First the publisher will reissue the original four to bring a new generation of readers to them and then…numbers five and six. Excited moi? Just a bit.

Source

According to Amazon, new editions of books 1-4 are going to be released February 28th, 2017. Source. Also confirmed by the Harpercollins website. Source. Could books five and six follow behind in 2017? We can only hope!


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Result are In - The 20th Anniversary Party is On!

Aug. 15th, 2016 | 09:31 pm
posted by: ninedaysaqueen in sounis

Thief Month will soon be upon us, and it's time to prepare the party decorations! I got a lot of great responses from the poll, and there was a lot of interest in all the different events to celebrate the birthday and 20th anniversary of The Thief!

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Any questions or ideas? Please, comment or email me at ninedaysaqueenmod@gmail.com.

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ot: Heather Dale Band & Tricky Pixie Concert link

Aug. 8th, 2016 | 11:19 am
mood: giddygiddy
music: SJ Tucker--Wild River Child
posted by: filkferengi in sounis

Here's a link to an excellent concert by two of my favorite bands:

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLMh12dgY1ImElLd1Dasho10po5hJMuW-7

:)

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My collection's almost complete...

Aug. 6th, 2016 | 12:58 pm
posted by: heiros_acumen in sounis

I bought copies of The Thief and The King of Attolia today at a used book store (who would sell these masterpieces?!) to flesh out my favorite books display. I'd really like 3 full sets; one set to loan out (to entice new reprobates to the group), one set signed by our beloved MWT which no one is allowed to touch!, and a third set just for me. How many sets do you guys have?
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QT Icons

Aug. 5th, 2016 | 01:40 pm
mood: hopefulhopeful
posted by: healwaysjumps in sounis

Hello everyone! I don't think I've ever actually posted in this community, but I have a favor to ask. Several years ago I made a bookmark for myself which was essentially lots of different Queen's Thief icons that I printed out and glued to a piece of paper (very high-tech, as I'm sure you can tell). It's been my favorite bookmark for years now, so I was pretty devastated when it fell out of my book somewhere on my walk to work last week and is now most likely gone forever. I was hoping to recreate it, but I no longer have all the icons saved. Google has recovered a few of them but most of my favorites are still missing. If you have a collection of QT icons that you are willing to share with me I would be super grateful. I promise I am not making these bookmarks to sell, and I will not use them elsewhere online - I'm just printing them out for my own personal use.
All of these would have been icons that people were using 7 or 8 years ago, so I understand if they just aren't around anymore. A few that I remember having are one that said "Lilies I rule..." and another that said "Useless the Younger". I think I also had one that said "And she believed him".
Please help!

Edit: NEVER MIND! My personal crisis has been averted. I found all the icons saved on my computer. Pheeewwww.
I guess I'll go back to quietly twiddling my thumbs and waiting for the next book in peace :)

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The Whole World is Waiting

Aug. 5th, 2016 | 12:42 pm
posted by: bookishbabe in sounis

EpicReads has posted a list of YA Authors We Desperately Need Another Book From. Of course our MWT made that list. I love that they feign patience about as well as we do.


http://www.epicreads.com/blog/authors-we-desperately-need-another-book-from/
Amen to other authors mentioned there!

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new editions of Attilia books

Aug. 4th, 2016 | 12:15 am
posted by: Nancy Wyman in sounis

Lurker here.
A search on Amazon reveals the four existing books are being re-issued in Spring of 2017, with the last one coming out in March.

Can book 5 be far behind?

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MWT at GeekyCon: Today's panels

Jul. 29th, 2016 | 05:40 am
posted by: bookishbabe in sounis

First day of GeekyCon and our Lovely MWT is scheduled for 3 panels.
10am What is YA?
Why is the media constantly wrong about what YA really is? Why does one library put {Harry Potter} in the children's section while another puts it in the teen section? Can a book be both YA and middle grade? Hear authors discuss these questions and more, as they try to define the YA literary genre.

11am The Long Haul
How do you get from your first book to your third, or your seven, or tenth? Let's talk plotting.

6pm Author Hat Trick
Come see what we pull out of the hat. Q&A? Games? Delirious ramblings? Rabbits? You'll have to stop by to find out!
Actually, I'll be your spy. You just sit tight. I'll return and report.
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