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Julia The Bookworm

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Scott Westerfeld's adult works
« on: July 16, 2015, 11:23:42 PM »

I figured since there hasn't been much activity in the book sections of the forum, mainly due to the fact that a lot of us are older And we've discussed pretty much every single little thing about his YA books  that we could try something different.
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Re: Scott Westerfeld's adult works
« Reply #1 on: July 16, 2015, 11:54:53 PM »

The forum was doing that thing again..
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Re: Scott Westerfeld's adult works
« Reply #2 on: July 22, 2015, 12:23:43 PM »

Does he have any? I wasn't aware he wrote anything other than YA.
(Also; I fear we may be in the twilight of the fandom, and the forum)
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Re: Scott Westerfeld's adult works
« Reply #3 on: July 24, 2015, 08:20:20 AM »

His earliest works, Evolution's Darling, Fine Prey, and The Succession Series are targeted at adults: http://scottwesterfeld.com/books/
They're listed at the bottom of the page.

 I agree with you, Straif.   :(
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Re: Scott Westerfeld's adult works
« Reply #4 on: August 12, 2015, 05:18:41 PM »

Gotta read some of those then, I'm dead bare on ANYTHING.
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Re: Scott Westerfeld's adult works
« Reply #5 on: August 13, 2015, 12:21:52 AM »

Succession I have read and I loved it :D
And I tried to read Fine Prey and lost interest because it was targeted towards an older audience; I enjoyed the parts that the title came from, but then there was a lot of it about exploring sexual urges that I could not relate to and felt vaguely uncomfortable reading :P
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Re: Scott Westerfeld's adult works
« Reply #6 on: August 13, 2015, 01:31:35 PM »

Gotta read that then. Honestly some of his other works (Leviathan especially) could have benefited from a little more adult oriented stuff. Not enormously but you know.
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Re: Scott Westerfeld's adult works
« Reply #7 on: August 15, 2015, 12:09:44 PM »

Part of what I liked about Leviathan was that it sort of had the inoccence of a middle grade novel but had enough depth in the world building that it you could have a lot of discussions with high school aged readers.

And with Midnighters it wouldn't be the same if the characters were older.
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