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Down by Ally Blue
Down
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Mixed Magics by Diana Wynne Jones
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this is a pleasant although unremarkable collection of 4 stories set in the Chrestomanci universe.

"Warlock at the Wheel" details the misadventures of a goofy low-life who escapes into another world and attempts to use his magic powers for ill. unfort
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The Murder at Sissingham Hall by Clara Benson
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At the Mountains of Madness by H.P. Lovecraft
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A TRAGIC HOMECOMING

And so we slept for a million millennia, on the edge of our great city. So close and yet so far! Why were we outside of our fair city, our families and companions mere steps away? The reasons are lost in time. And as we slumbered,
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Casino Royale by Ian Fleming
Casino Royale (James Bond, #1)
by Ian Fleming
recommended to mark monday by: Carmen
read in May, 2015
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Ian Fleming has some poetry in his veins! I would never have guessed that. much of the prose in this spy thriller is basic and almost ostentatiously declarative. prose from and for a man's man, I suppose. but every so often, we have lines like:
In hi
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Roadmarks by Roger Zelazny
Roadmarks
by Roger Zelazny
recommended to mark monday by: Algernon
read in May, 2015
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"I foresaw this reaction. I can't convince someone else of the existence of a version of reality that is temporarily my subjective vision."
is "Reality" what you make it? I guess it depends on who you ask and how their reality is working for them.

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Deadhouse Gates by Steven Erikson
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and the award for Most Improved Second Book in a Series goes to... Deadhouse Gates! this was an excellent novel and I was fascinated from beginning to end. Erikson's prose and character work and his juggling of several compelling, intertwining narrat ...more
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The Wanderer by Timothy J. Jarvis
The Wanderer
by Timothy J. Jarvis (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2015
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he has a lot of tricky tools in his bag; he dumps them all out and uses them to construct something. he tries to use every single tool to see what will work. it's his first time so why not?

there's a Lovecraft tool and that one works well. really well
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The Atrocity Archives by Charles Stross
The Atrocity Archives (Laundry Files, #1)
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read in April, 2015
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so there's all sorts of nerds in the world, right? so many different kinds and really they don't have a lot in common outside of their basic nerdiness. I was out for drinks last Friday and someone made some kind of joke about renaming a lesbian club ...more
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