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May 2009 Book Buzz

Oh what a marvelous May! The magnolia and marigolds are blooming, and bookstores are bursting with mind-blowing new titles. Check out this month’s list of top new releases:

May 1: Atherton #3: The Dark Planet

You’ve experienced Patrick Carmen’s brand new world of Atherton—a manmade planet orbiting just outside of Earth. You’ve watched as the Highlands, Tabletop and the Flatlands collided. You’ve seen the deadly creatures, fires and waters that lay beneath the planet’s surface. But now it’s time to witness Edgar’s dangerous journey back home to The Dark Planet.

May 1: The Sisters Grimm: The Everafter War

Sabrina and Daphne are caught in the middle of a war between the Scarlett Hand and the Everafter Army. Check out the seventh book in Michael Buckley’s magical Sisters Grimm series.


May 5: The Last Olympian

Rick Riordan has returned with the fifth book in the Percy Jackson and the Olympian’s series. And this time, the gruesome battle between the half-bloods and the Titans unfolds on the streets of Manhattan.


May 5: Being Nikki

Bestselling teen author Meg Cabot has a new series on the go, starring a tomboy named Emerson Watts who is trapped inside a supermodel’s body. After a deadly experience for both girls, Emerson Watts and Nikki Howard underwent brain transplant surgery. Now Emerson is trying to juggle a dual life, which is even harder than it looks.


May 12: Mudshark

Mudshark has always been his school’s problem solver—the guy with all the answers. But recently a Psychic Parrot has shown up, threatening to overtake his claim to fame. Adventure novelist Gary Paulson is meddling in mischievous mysteries this year with his new book, Mudshark.


May 12: Breathless

One day Travis Morrison is a champion diver. And the next, he finds out that he has a rare form of cancer in his leg. Amputation is the only way to save his life. Check out Lurlene McDaniel’s newest novel, Breathless.


May 26: The Sorceress

Explore the third book of Michael Scott’s bestselling fantasy series. Nicholas Flamel is growing weak, but somehow he must protect Sophie, Josh and the pages from the Dark Elders, and destroy John Dee.


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SnowflakeAngelKitten
Alright, I need to vent about something. In this one role-play called Logan: The Beast Unleashed, I have this one character named Aiden who is a former mercenary assassin. (I know, pretty dark. But just hear me out here.) Aiden went to try and convince Logan to come back, and pretty much failed. Going to Logan, Aiden killed 5 thugs that he came across that were going to do something pretty bad if he didn't do something first. At the middle of the time he had there, he killed a guy that was going to inform people about him which would be awful. A month later, Aiden received a letter. The day after, a guy entered the side street that Aiden lived in, giving Aiden the right to kill him. Then the leader said, "Can you please tone it down with Aiden's killing?" I kill 5 guys, then 1 more, and when I kill a 7th guy, I'm told to tone it down. First, he killed 6 people in one day. Then one month and a day later, I kill someone and then told to tone it down. How does he know whether or not Aiden had been keeping away from killing people? Meanwhile, his character Carl kills whoever crosses his path, just to get to a girl. Carl goes and kill countless people and when I kill a 7th guy, I'm told to tone it down. Carl doesn't seem to be much different than Aiden! If anything,  he should tone it down! I just can't believe it. 1 month and 1 day later, kill a 7th guy and then, "Can you please tone it down?" HOW ABOUT YOU TONE IT DOWN?! It isn't very logical to tell me to tone it down when he has so much more going on! Sure, a lot has to change so Aiden can work with the others, but I don't want to be told to tone it down when Carl can't tone it down! Why can't Aiden just continue on with his usual act and make it more fun and challenging for when the time comes for Aiden to cooperate with others? *sarcastically* IT ISN'T LIKE ANYONE IS BEING PRO-FAVORED HERE! Seriously, the leader makes it so much harder for me to really do anything and makes it easier for everyone else. I'M NOT EVEN THE VILLAIN! I feel incredibly disrespected when he constantly makes it so much harder for me. Sure, the challenge is fun sometimes. But if I feel like as if I can't do anything and make no progress, then how in the world am I supposed to have fun? Role-playing is for having fun. I don't want to leave, I just don't to participate in a role-play where I can't have fun.
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They sound awesome because they  are awesome! XD
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