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Midnight's Children
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by Karen Russell (Goodreads Author)
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L L said: "I tend to avoid short-story collections because I like to immerse myself in the world of a novel. When I can't resist a collection, it stays on my "currently reading" shelf forever, as I occasionally dip into it. Russell's collection could be excepti...more "

 
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"Joe wrote: "Lindqvist really hit the center divider with Handling the Undead. After that, I felt like taking the keys away from him."

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Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie
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Harbor by John Ajvide Lindqvist
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Lindqvist gives the reader great characters in this tale. Unfortunately, the supernatural/horror aspect of the plot is just, to my way of thinking, too weird. Couldn't get into it, really.
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The People in the Trees by Hanya Yanagihara
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L made a comment on her review of Sand Omnibus (Sand, #1-5)
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"Of course there are female characters! They're central to the story, in fact. As are the male characters. "
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Sand Omnibus by Hugh Howey
Sand Omnibus (Sand, #1-5)
by Hugh Howey (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2014
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Fabulous! Fabulous! Fabulous! Again, Howey gives readers a bleak, post-apocalyptic world. Very bleak. Life is hard. Suffering and early death, families ripped apart, and more are so common as to have become normalized. And yet. People keep going. The...more
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Don't Look Back by Karin Fossum
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Like Love by Ed McBain
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The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton
The Custom of the Country
by Edith Wharton
read in August, 2014
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If you want a cultural view of the differences between European aristocracy (often broke), American old money, upper class (also often broke), and the growing, grasping bourgeoisie, this is a great primer. While Wharton is hardest on the bourgeoisie,...more
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The Man Who Remembered Today by Peter Cawdron
The Man Who Remembered Today
by Peter Cawdron (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2014
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This was fine read, but I found I did not want it to end.
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