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Hag-Seed by Margaret Atwood
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The Last Days of New Paris by China Miéville
“A blast, an acceleration, the distillate, the spirit, the history, the weaponized soul of convulsive beauty went critical.”
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Prince Lestat and the Realms of Atlantis by Anne Rice
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The Wolves of Midwinter by Anne Rice
"This book... I made myself read it, because I read The wolf gift, and there are very few series that I will stop in the middle of. This may join the elite group that I give up on, along with the 50 shades atrocities.

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After Alice by Gregory Maguire
After Alice
by Gregory Maguire
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"A plot, whether abandoned by a reader or pursued rapturously, remains itself, and gets where it is headed even if nobody is looking. It is progressive and inevitable as the seasons. Winter still comes after autumn though you may have died over the s ...more
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This Census-Taker by China Miéville
This Census-Taker
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What an odd little story. Mieville loves to drop the reader into the middle of a setting and let everyone pick up the details about the world we're in. By the end of this novella we still don't know a lot about this world/time/country where the story ...more
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Ancestral Night by Elizabeth Bear
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Night Mare by Piers Anthony
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I think this was the second of the Xanth series I read, starting this one right after I read "Dragon on a Pedestal". I thought this was almost exactly as entertaining a book, with lots of cute puns and an interesting story. Piers Anthony combines the ...more
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Elizabeth Bear
“Some would say a whore don't have no expectation of Heaven. I'd say, if she gives value for cash, she's got a better shot at God's blessing than your average banker. Jesus loved Mary Magdalene. He kicked over tables when He met a moneylender.”
Elizabeth Bear, Karen Memory

Catherynne M. Valente
“Do not ruin today with mourning tomorrow.”
Catherynne M. Valente, The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making

“The "trickle-down" theory: the principle that the poor, who must subsist on table scraps dropped by the rich, can best be served by giving the rich bigger meals.”
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Mike Carey
Yahweh: You've been unhappy because you've desired things that cannot be.

Lucifer: That's what desire IS. The need for what we can't have. The need for what's readily available is called greed.”
Mike Carey, Lucifer, Vol. 11: Evensong

Daniel Patrick Moynihan
“You are entitled to your opinion. But you are not entitled to your own facts.”
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