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Novels and Stories
4.15
A moral thread through Jackson's tales: She who sees evil in everyone around her should look in a mirror. Especially if she lives in a village.

A few n
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Feb 2011
Jan 20, 2011
 
Everything That Rises Must Converge: Stories
4.27
My interest in this book was doubly piqued; it's on the 1001 Books to Read Before you Die list and (more intriguingly to me) was featured in the seaso ...more
Dec 31, 2009
Nov 20, 2009
 
The Complete Sherlock Holmes, Volume I (Book #1)
4.43
Whatever you do, read Hound of the Baskervilles. Holy cow, that's now one of my favorite books. The short stories are fun, but some are better than ot ...more
Feb 12, 2014
Oct 10, 2012
 
Twitterature: The World's Greatest Books Retold Through Twitter
3.13
Got this from my Penguin niece. Yes, she's a penguin.
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Tons of fun, very clever, but does get a little same-y if you read too many at once. I
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Jun 07, 2010
May 14, 2010
 
Aesop's Fables
4.04
The Farmer and The Pig

There was a farmer who wasn't happy with the money he was making from his crops. He heard there were fortunes to be made hunting
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Oct 13, 2010
Sep 11, 2010
 
The Apple Tree
3.88
A creepy Halloween read for October.

Gothic horror, how I love thee, and Ms. du Maurier is your ultimate practitioner!

1 novella broken into two (Monte
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Oct 15, 2010
Oct 11, 2010
 
Bull Running for Girls
3.32
I like horror stories. They offer you a glimpse into a terrifying world that you will hopefully never experience. After the story is done, I can conti ...more
Nov 16, 2009
Oct 25, 2009
 
Stories of Your Life and Others
4.35
I'm feeling really guilty giving this 2.5 stars, but the book is just not for me; I need to move on to all the other books I want to read.

Each story i
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May 30, 2012
Sep 15, 2010
 
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Eighteenth Annual Collection
4.05
99-cent buy from Goodwill. Keeping track of the stories I've read:

1 - John Kessel "The Juniper Tree" 2/5
Generations of feminist social & technolog
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Mar 19, 2010
 
The Doll: Short Stories
3.62
Some undiscovered Daphne du Maurier stories, along with other obscure ones. Story of their discovery in The Guardian: Lost Daphne du Maurier stories d ...more
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Feb 21, 2011
 
Brief Encounters with Che Guevara: Stories
3.95
Aylin says this is thematically similar to The Quiet American.
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Mar 11, 2011
 
In the Mean Time
4.30
Found via this interview listed at SFsignal.com.
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Oct 07, 2010
 
Brave New Worlds
4.03
WANT! Thanks for the rec, Charity!!
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Jan 07, 2011
 
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Fourteenth Annual Collection
3.98
99-cent buy from Goodwill.
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Mar 19, 2010
 
Bluebeard's Egg and Other Stories
3.73
50p used book store find!
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Jun 11, 2010
 
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Sixteenth Annual Collection
4.02
99-cent buy from Goodwill.
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Mar 19, 2010
 
The Birthday of the World and Other Stories
4.25
Wow. Usually short story anthologies get a middling rating from me because one or two standouts function as the tent poles. That's not the case here a ...more
Feb 19, 2012
Sep 18, 2010
 
Firebirds: An Anthology of Original Fantasy and Science Fiction
3.94
I'm afraid to admit that I'm abandoning this anthology. I seem to be in the wrong demographic. All the stories appear to be fantasy, and very squarely ...more
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Jul 16, 2010
 
In Other Worlds: SF and the Human Imagination
3.73
Thanks to Chinook who pointed me towards this review/non-interview: http://www.litreactor.com/reviews/in-...
Sep 08, 2013
Oct 07, 2011
 
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twelfth Annual Collection
4.18
99-cent buy from Goodwill.
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Mar 19, 2010
 
The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2009
3.90
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Mar 04, 2010
Dec 28, 2009
 
Memory Wall
4.14
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Jul 28, 2010
 
High Tide in Tucson: Essays from Now or Never
4.01
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Aug 12, 2010
 
The Secret History of Science Fiction
3.90
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Sep 07, 2010
 
Dancing Girls: And Other Stories
3.63
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Dec 12, 2009
 
Callahan's Crosstime Saloon (Callahan's, #1)
4.17
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Apr 10, 2010
 
Ficciones
4.48
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Mar 11, 2010
 
Brief Interviews with Hideous Men
3.87
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Sep 22, 2010
 
I Remember the Future: The Award-Nominated Stories of Michael A. Burstein
4.11
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Mar 10, 2010
 
The Apex Book of World SF
3.67
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Mar 09, 2010
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