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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, #13)
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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