Wow. Just. So. Much.

When we put together this read-a-long for The Lies of Locke Lamora so that each of us had sections to write questions for you, little did I know I was getting the section that would rip my heart out. And I’ve read this before.

Little Red Reviewer not only has a great discussion going on this week, but has an excellent graphic as well. (Yes, that is snickering you hear from the peanut gallery here!)

Follow me after the jump for the this week’s questions –
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It’s week 3 of The Lies of Locke Lamora Read-Along! Questions this week are provided by My Awful Reviews and he’s got some good ones for us, delving into the depths, nooks, and unclean crannies of Locke Lamora’s persona.

Quick Note: Week 3 covers chapter five thru the end of Interlude “The Half Crown War,” so if you’ve got any questions of your own that you’d like to post, make sure they stay within that time-frame.

Now that we’ve got that out of the way, follow me after the jump for this week’s questions!
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We’re back!

Wondering what’s going on here? we’re reading The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch on a five week schedule. Check the link for details – there’s even a slow-a-long for people who don’t have time/aren’t able to whiz through this fast! Something for everyone…

C’mon, you know you want to…

Ready? Take the jump with me and we’ll get into the questions for the week!
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The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch Read-Along is here!

Open your books and go – let’s discuss the questions for week one:
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Thanks to everyone who has signed up to participate in the The Lies of Locke Lamora read along. We’re delighted to have you along for the ride! Haven’t signed up yet and want to? Email me at beinganashley (at) gmail (dot) com and let me know that you want to sign up. You’ll receive a confirmation email from me, and then the magic begins…

Have you got your copy of Scott Lynch’s The Lies of Locke Lamora? If not, now is the time to run (that’s right, do not walk) to your local bookstore, library, or electronic retailer of choice. A basic paperback should cost you less than ten bucks.

If you’ve never participated in a “read-along”, here’s a crash course: Your hosts are Dark Cargo, My Awful Reviews, Little Red Reviewer, and me – hosting for SF Signal. I intermittently twitter as @ohthatashley. Finally, the most excellent Dark Cargo Explorer is hosting a “Slow-Along” for those who do not read as fast as the schedule below indicates. So there’s NO reason not to join us!

Because there are a lot of book editions floating around, the reading schedule is based on chapter headings, not page numbers. It works out to about 120-140 pages per week.

Here’s the reading plan:
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It’s coming – it will steal your time, it will pick your pocket, and it will win your heart.

We can’t do it without you, so read on!

SF Signal is delighted to announce that we will be participating in a read a long of Scott Lynch’s The Lies of Locke Lamora along with you, in concert with the fine folks from:

Who is Chains? Why should he find young Locke a bargain? Who, exactly, are the Gentleman Bastards?

You’ll find out on the first of March. Why do you need to know now? Well, you need the book, don’t you? Or you need time to dig it out of your TBR pile…(yes, I saw that!) Or your TBR again…(that would be MY pile) Kids, it’s going to be epic. Go forth to your book piles, library, or bookshop and get ready.

Your hosts will be reading the book and putting up posts at regular times, rotating around. Our posts will include our impressions of the story as it unfolds and questions zinging around in our heads.

What will you do? The possibilities are endless. What would you like to do? You can follow along and comment on our posts. If you would like to be on an email list for this adventure, email me at beinganashley [at] gmail [dot] com, replacing the [at] and [dot] accordingly. If you have a great idea, email me! Otherwise, pop in when you like and/or sign up to follow the other sites.

The Lies of Locke Lamora has wit, character, intrigue; and also violence, questionable language, and sex. What more could you ask for?

I can’t wait!