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Post by Corannhena on Mon Apr 27, 2015 7:43 pm

How is Sigyn portrayed?
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Post by Darkamber on Tue Apr 28, 2015 2:29 am

Corannhena wrote:How is Sigyn portrayed?
As a half-deranged, obsessive woman. :-(
Loki is portrayed as a whiny bastard.

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Post by Helloki on Tue Apr 28, 2015 7:38 am

it aint easy coming from chaos into order =)

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Post by Corannhena on Tue Apr 28, 2015 8:08 am

Darkamber wrote:
Corannhena wrote:How is Sigyn portrayed?
As a half-deranged, obsessive woman. :-(
Loki is portrayed as a whiny bastard.

Uff. Yeah, I'll be avoiding that one, then.
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Post by Darkamber on Tue Apr 28, 2015 11:57 am

I really liked Joanna M Harris' first two books, Runemark and Runelight, but not the Gospel of Loki.

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Post by Lokakisa on Tue Apr 28, 2015 3:40 pm

Yeah, "
Gospel of Loki"
's portrayal of Loki and Sigyn was terrible.

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Post by Helloki on Tue Apr 28, 2015 5:25 pm

makes me really curious about those other books you all mentioned !

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Post by Darkamber on Fri Aug 14, 2015 2:08 am

Updated with:

"
Liesmith: Book 1 of The Wyrd"
- Alis Franklin - modern, urban horror

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Post by erinlale on Fri Aug 14, 2015 7:10 pm

This book, Forgotten Legends, is actually about Sigyn. I love it! In fact, I published it-- I'm the acquisitions editor at its publisher.

http://www.eternalpress.biz/book.php?isbn=9781629290256

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Post by Darkamber on Sun Aug 16, 2015 12:55 pm

I loved "
Liesmith"
. It's a mix of adorable queer romance and horror and action.

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Post by Elvena on Sat Jan 30, 2016 8:03 pm

I liked The Gospel of Loki, but it's portrayal of him (especially where Sigyn was concerned) didn't settle well with me.

Another book series that has Loki as a character (beginning in book 5 or 6, I believe) is The Iron Druid Chronicles by Kevin Hearne. I love this series, but I'm not a fan of how it's been portraying Loki.
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Post by erinlale on Mon Feb 01, 2016 2:09 pm

I like The Worlds According to Loki by Mike Kassel. But my enjoyment is influenced by the presence of real people I know in the frame story. I wrote a review of it. Link: http://www.amazon.com/Worlds-According-Loki-Vampyre-Kassel/dp/0966017315/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1454353697&sr=8-1&keywords=Loki+Mike+Kassel

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Post by Corannhena on Thu Feb 25, 2016 8:32 pm

I can't remember if it's been mentioned in this thread, but I'm currently reading Odd And The Frost Giants by Neil Gaiman. It's a kids' book, and although there are a few minor mistakes regarding Loki (e.g. he's referred to as a frost giant), he's portrayed very positively and his lines are hilarious. (He is in fox form, due to a curse, for most of the book, though. There's also Odin and Thor, in eagle and bear form, respectively.)
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Post by Just.Chris on Thu Feb 25, 2016 8:50 pm

Corannhena wrote:I'm currently around the middle-end of Loki's Saga.  I like it a lot so far (Loki seems to like it as well, he keeps poking/nudging at me to read more out of it), despite the innumerable typos (seriously, J.D. Foslan, get yourself a better copy editor :/ ).  Even though it's fiction, I can totally imagine Loki doing some of the stuff described in there >
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(edit b/c i dunno the policy on double-posting) OKAY SO uh I just got past a certain point in the book (minor spoilers, it's just after Loki finishes telling his point of view of the story of Baldur to the other Aesir) and Let Me Tell You A Thing, I don't think I've cried for so long* over a book since reading Where The Red Fern Grows like fifteen years ago.

*I am not kidding when I say it was basically non-stop for literally almost an hour after putting the book down. :/

Double posting is fine for now. Until it presents a problem I don't see why not. I think I set a flood limit of five or ten seconds

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Post by Nynx on Mon Feb 29, 2016 12:29 am

Amarican gods is one of my favorit books Very Happy so well written Very Happy

also i believe that Loki appears in Gaimans Sandman comic series
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Post by Moon Rouge on Mon Feb 29, 2016 2:15 pm

Yes, Loki is there. I read on line, lost the link now where, from Sandman series The Kindly Ones. It is good!
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Post by Nynx on Mon Feb 29, 2016 2:44 pm

nice! i really want to read it :O
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