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Memoirs of a Geisha
Memoirs of a Geisha is an American novel, and as such the attempt at West does East, especially on the complex and delicate subject of the geisha, is...more
Feb 21, 2006
Mar 26, 2008
Never Let Me Go
As a child, Kathy H. attended Hailsham, an elite boarding school where children were raised to be both healthy and artistic and taught to believe that...more
Sep 27, 2007
Apr 23, 2008
The Call of Cthulhu and Other Weird Stories
As one of the three Penguin Classic Lovecraft anthologies, The Call of Cthulhu collects the stories that lead up to and include the Cthulhu Mythos, ar...more
Oct 2008
Sep 20, 2008
Anno Dracula (Anno Dracula, #1)
In 1885, Count Dracula came to London to spread vampirism into the heart of Victorian England. But in this retelling of (literary) history, Van Helsin...more
Sep 22, 2007
Sep 20, 2008
The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty (Sleeping Beauty, #1)
The Prince wakens Beauty from her century of sleep--and then, as his reward for saving the castle, takes her as his prize. He leads Beauty back to his...more
Jun 09, 2008
Sep 20, 2008
The Nature of Monsters
In 1718 England, sixteen-year-old Eliza is recently married, but when she conceives her husband renounces her. She is sent to London to work for an ap...more
Jun 30, 2008
Sep 11, 2008
Josie and Jack
With a dead mother and a distant, unloving father, siblings Josie and Jack have only each other. They may be brilliant, beautiful, and share a fierce...more
Aug 08, 2011
Aug 08, 2011
A Home at the End of the World
The story of a relationship between two childhood friends and a woman who enters their lives in adulthood, A Home at the End of the World is difficult...more
Aug 25, 2011
Aug 25, 2011
Tithe (Modern Faerie Tales, #1)
As a child, Kaye had faery friends; throughout her life, she has always been unusual. Now, following an barfight, Kaye and her would-be-rock star moth...more
Oct 13, 2007
Mar 06, 2008
Tailchaser's Song
Fritti Tailchaser is a young ginger tomcat in a world where cats have their own language, culture, and mythology. When his friend and prospective mate...more
Jul 22, 2008
Sep 11, 2008
Mistress of the Art of Death (Mistress of the Art of Death, #1)
Children are being kidnapped in Cambridge, England, and one body has been found; local Jews are being blamed for their deaths. In order to identify th...more
Mar 25, 2008
Sep 20, 2008
Maledicte (Antyre, #1)
In the Relics, the slums of the courtly city Antyre, a young boy is kidnapped and a young girl is left beaten and alone. Four years later, a new noble...more
Oct 25, 2007
Mar 06, 2008
Light in August
Lena Grove travels, on foot and with the aid of strangers, through the South in search of the father of her unborn child. Her journey introduces the r...more
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Sep 20, 2008
A Companion to Wolves (Iskryne World, #1)
In a frigid northern land suffused with Norse-like mythology, men live and fight in concert with wolves to hold back the threat of troll invasion. Nja...more
Nov 04, 2012
Nov 04, 2012
When Chance and her friends break into a mountainside tunnel, they never expect to set into action a chain of events that lead to the appearance of Da...more
Feb 2010
Feb 15, 2010
Lost Souls
Fifteen-year-old Nothing runs away from his adoptive home and falls in with three vampires, one of whom is his unwitting father. In a haze of drugs, s...more
Aug 30, 2008
Sep 11, 2008
The Moth Diaries
Rebecca is eager to begin a new year at boarding school with her best friend as a roommate, but the strange student who moves in across the hall threa...more
Dec 27, 2013
Dec 27, 2013
Something Wicked This Way Comes
When a late carnival comes to town on the heels of a storm, two boys find themselves pitted against the ominous Mr. Dark in an ancient battle against...more
Nov 11, 2011
Nov 11, 2011
The Armless Maiden: And Other Tales for Childhood's Survivors
In 46 stories, poems, memoirs, and essays, this a collection of childhood suffering and survival as explored in and through fairy tales, from wicked...more
Jul 13, 2011
Jul 13, 2011
Grimm's Grimmest
This volume collects a number of fairy tales recorded by the brothers Grimm, translated and illustrated to preserve all of the macabre aspects. Murder...more
Oct 13, 2007
Mar 06, 2008
Lost Cat: A True Story of Love, Desperation, and GPS Technology
While recovering from a serious accident, the author is revitalized by the search for her beloved missing cat. Lost Cat is frequently humorous and occ...more
Jan 06, 2014
Jan 06, 2014
When Jonathan Harker visits Transylvania to arrange for an English home purchase for Count Dracula, he becomes a prisoner in Dracula's castle and disc...more
Oct 20, 2007
Mar 06, 2008
Are You Loathsome Tonight?: A Collection of Short Stories
In twelve stories, Brite explores the darkest recesses of the human id, its erotic and violent drives, its deepest motivations. Reading Brite is often...more
Oct 21, 2011
Oct 21, 2011
Mossflower (Redwall, #2)
July 2006 Review:

The second book in the Redwall series, Mossflower provides much of the backstory for that novel, recording Martin the Warrior's time...more
Jul 16, 2006
Dec 11, 2013
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Charlie is about to start high school, and so he begins to send letters to an anonymous stranger as an outlet for his fears. His letters continue thro...more
Aug 18, 2008
Aug 28, 2008
The Somnambulist (Domino Men, #1)
In Victorian London, aging magician and detective Edward Moon, accompanied by his assistant, a giant known only as the Somnambulist, are called in to...more
May 24, 2008
Sep 20, 2008
The Halloween Tree
On Halloween night, a group of boys find themselves missing their leader, the most remarkable young Pipkin--and so, at the bidding of the ghastly Moun...more
Oct 30, 2013
Oct 30, 2013
Spring's Awakening
A controversial play published in 1891, not performed until 1906, and adpated into a musical in 2006, Spring's Awakening is the story of children faci...more
May 05, 2011
May 05, 2011
A College of Magics (A College of Magics, #1)
Faris is the heir to a small dukedom, but while she is a minor her uncle rules in her stead. As she approaches her majority, he sends her far away to...more
Jul 09, 2008
Sep 11, 2008
Oracle of Philadelphia (Earthbound Angels, #1)
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Carrie has lived for thousands of years, using her ability to read thoughts to dispense advice to mortals. But her...more
Jan 04, 2014
Jan 04, 2014
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