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One Word Kill
One Word Kill | Mark Lawrence
Ready Player One meets Stranger Things in this new novel by the bestselling author whom George RR Martin describes as "an excellent writer." In January 1986, fifteen-year-old boy-genius Nick Hayes discovers he's dying. And it isn't even the strangest thing to happen to him that week. Nick and his Dungeons & Dragons-playing friends are used to living in their imaginations. But when a new girl, Mia, joins the group and reality becomes weirder than the fantasy world they visit in their weekly games, none of them are prepared for what comes next. A strange--yet curiously familiar--man is following Nick, with abilities that just shouldn't exist. And this man bears a cryptic message: Mia's in grave danger, though she doesn't know it yet. She needs Nick's help--now. He finds himself in a race against time to unravel an impossible mystery and save the girl. And all that stands in his way is a probably terminal disease, a knife-wielding maniac and the laws of physics. Challenge accepted.
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ElizabethBoa
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Starting this one today while waiting for kids in pickup lane.

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GrilledCheeseSamurai
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I needed a break from the longer books. Wanted something quick and easy. This one fits the bill perfectly.

Takes place in the 80's, buncha kids playing D&D, some time travel...

I almost get a Paper Girls vibe from it crossed with Stephen King writing one of his young adult stories.

Anyways - read it front to back tonight & enjoyed it enough to want to carry on with the 2nd book. 👍

Soubhiville I thought this was fun, too! 4mo
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milltruckle
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The tag line for this book is "Ready Player One meets Stranger Things..." I disagree completely. This book had nothing in common with Ready Player One and the only similarity with Stranger Things was that it's set in the 1980s with a group of kids that play D&D. This is clearly a marketing ploy and shame on them, because the story was rather bland and didn't really pick up until the last 30 pages. It's worth a read if you enjoy time travel tho.

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TrishB
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Entertaining quick read. Set in 1986, featuring a small group of teenagers and a time travelling character. Stephen King vibe in the way the kids are written. Interested in finding out where the story goes in the rest of the series.

BooknerdsLife Sounds like some fun read 🤗🌟 Stacked to my TBR 😄 6mo
TrishB @BooknerdsLife it was definitely a fun read 👍🏻 6mo
BooknerdsLife @TrishB looking forwards to it 🙌🏼😊 6mo
Balibee146 Got this on Amazon First Reads a couple of months ago.... Up the tbr it goes 👆👍 5mo
TrishB @Balibee146 it‘s a great little read, I have the next one ready now 👍🏻 soon.... 5mo
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jackilynn
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Pitched to me as Ready Player One meets Stranger Things so of course I had to check it out. I easily fell into this story of time travel, mystery, & all things 80s and was quite sad when I finished it. I will be picking up book 2 as soon as possible. I need to know if Nick changed his future.

JaclynW That's a good way to describe a book! I'm sold! Stacked! 6mo
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jackilynn
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Well crap now that song is going to back stuck in my head & I kind of want to watch the movie 😎👽

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RachelS89
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Basically The Terminator but with angsty teenagers instead of killer robots.

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pasiphae_reads
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Books # 73-76 that I‘ve read in 2019! 📚
73. “One Word Kill” (Impossible Times # 1) by Mark Lawrence ⭐️⭐️⭐️/5
74. “Red, White, and Royal Blue” by Casey McQuiston ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️/5
75. “One” by Sarah Crossan ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️/5
76. “The Hunger Games” (THG # 1) by Susanne Collins [audiobook] ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️/5
#books #reading #romance #audiobook #thg #onewordkill #redwhiteandroyalblue

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The.Intentional.Reader
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Halfway through and loving the atmospheric feel to this book. 80‘s vibe mixed with time travel with a hint of Stephen King in it. It even has Dungeons & Dragons!

DuckOfDoom I am so looking forward to this one! And the next book will be released soon, too! 6mo
The.Intentional.Reader I think the 2nd book was released May 28th. 6mo
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jackilynn
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I know what I am picking up after a finish my current read. Since Limited Wish came out today it is time for a Mark Lawrence binge. I need to finish the Book of the Ancestor trilogy (I have been avoiding Holy Sister because I don't want it to end) & then pick up the 1st & 2nd in his new trilogy.

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The.Intentional.Reader
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Book mail!

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Soubhiville
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This was fun! I like kid adventures with an 80‘s setting. The time travel could have been offsetting, but it worked for me here. I liked the characters. A fun, quick read.

Jee_HookedOnBookz Is this part of a series, Soubhi? 7mo
Soubhiville @Jee_HookedOnBookz I didn‘t know it when I got it, but yes apparently it is. It‘s not a cliffhanger though. I might read the others, I did like this one! 7mo
Jee_HookedOnBookz Oh! If it's not a cliffhanger I'm gonna read it! Thank you! 7mo
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Soubhiville
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A little reading and tea before cooking and decorating for the second grad party in two days. Full disclosure- I‘ve never watched Dr Who, this is my nephew‘s mug.

I‘m enjoying this kindle first book! It was blurbed as Stranger Things meets Ready Player One... it hasn‘t been that exciting yet, but I am enjoying it. The kids in it are great!

rabbitprincess Your nephew has excellent taste in mugs 😊 7mo
sammisho Doctor Who is awesome! You should give it a shot! 7mo
BethM Your nephew has great taste! 7mo
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BeccawithaBook
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Perfect Friday night :)

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Soubhiville
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With that description, how could I not choose this one? Although I have to say there were 4 titles I would have been happy with this month!

Eyelit Yeah, it was hard to choose this month! 8mo
Soubhiville @Eyelit what did you choose? 8mo
rretzler I chose the same one. 8mo
Eyelit Same one. Hope it‘s as good as it sounds 😄 8mo
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JessClark78
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My Amazon First Reads pick for April.

TrishB Mine too 👍🏻 8mo
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Vinjii
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What a fantastic beginning #firstlines

I feel like I‘ll probably read this through in one go.

rretzler I picked this one too. 8mo
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