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1Q84 (1Q84, #1-3)
I liked how Murakami used the length of this book to turn it into so many different things--a mystery, a thriller, a fairytale, a sci-fi alternate wor ...more
Oct 11, 2012
Oct 12, 2012
Our Tragic Universe
This was almost more philosophy than narrative, but it philosophized about narrative in a way that really made me rethink what I expect from fiction.. ...more
Dec 27, 2012
Dec 01, 2012
Enchantress from the Stars (Elana, #1)
This is not the best written book, but it has so much going on. It's about three civilizations, all essentially the same, but at different points in t ...more
Aug 25, 2010
Jul 05, 2010
Spirits in the Wires (Newford, #10)
I really enjoy the way Charles De Lint creates communities of characters. This book pretty much revolves around Christy Riddle, an author fascinated b ...more
Mar 12, 2011
Mar 11, 2011
Misunderstanding the Assignment: Teenage Students, College Writing, and the Pains of Growth
I put this on my "academicnovels" shelf even though it's not a novel. It's almost a documentary in book form. And it's about a freshman composition cl ...more
Dec 20, 2010
Dec 20, 2010
The Magician King (The Magicians, #2)
Yes, I gave this five stars. I haven't finished anything since I read this because nothing's as good. I think I'm just going to have to read The Magic ...more
Aug 20, 2011
Sep 22, 2011
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