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"Hannah is my favorite character (so sassy), so of course something bad is going to happen to her. That's just how these things work." Apr 18, 2014 10:40PM

 
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Ashley Ashley said: "Days of Blood & Starlight picks up a couple of months after Daughter of Smoke and Bone left off, with Karou seemingly missing in action, and Akiva having returned to his Angel brethren a hero, the Angel who killed Brimstone and ended the war. Act...more "

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"I really, really hate that I have to be at work right now and not reading this book." Nov 15, 2012 07:56AM

 

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There But For The by Ali Smith
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Ashley is 12% done with The House at Riverton: Hannah is my favorite character (so sassy), so of course something bad is going to happen to her. That's just how these things work.
The House at Riverton
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Mastiff by Tamora Pierce
Mastiff (Beka Cooper, #3)
by Tamora Pierce (Goodreads Author)
read in April, 2014
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A fitting end, even if I’m not happy about it. At all. Except for I’m happy with most of it except for that one part that was AWFUL AND HORRIBLE AND I HATE IT. And the rest of it was great, but I’m bitter.

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The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro
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Not that any of his books will ever live up to Remains of the Day:

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But I am going to eat this shit up with a spoon.
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Days of Blood & Starlight by Laini Taylor
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Ancillary Sword by Ann Leckie
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Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie
Ancillary Justice (Imperial Radch, #1)
by Ann Leckie (Goodreads Author)
read in April, 2014
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I think I can safely say I've never read another book like this one. It was confusing at times, and challenging, but it was also stimulating and reeeaaaallly hard to put down. The ending was very satisfying, and the style was like a puzzle you had to...more
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Bloodhound by Tamora Pierce
Bloodhound (Beka Cooper, #2)
by Tamora Pierce (Goodreads Author)
read in April, 2014
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I suppose it was sort of inevitable that I wouldn’t like this one as much as I enjoyed Terrier, but I felt Bloodhound (the second book in Pierce’s Beka Cooper trilogy) had some structural and pacing issues that hampered my enjoyment.

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Terrier by Tamora Pierce
Terrier (Beka Cooper, #1)
by Tamora Pierce (Goodreads Author)
read in March, 2014
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Well, that was a ridiculously quick 582 pages. I expected to take at least three to four days to get through it, but as soon I started, I just couldn’t seem to stop reading. I think I finished it in a little over a day.

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William Shakespeare's The Empire Striketh Back by Ian Doescher
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This second jaunt into Ian Doescher’s Shakespeare/Star Wars hybrid imaginary universe, entitled William Shakespeare’s The Empire Striketh Back, only solidifies my opinion that these adaptations are more than gags and novelties to be gifted to nerdy f...more
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Maria Semple
“My heart started racing, not the bad kind of heart racing, like I'm going to die. But the good kind of heart racing, like, Hello, can I help you with something? If not, please step aside because I'm about to kick the shit out of life.”
Maria Semple, Where'd You Go, Bernadette

Terry Pratchett
“People think that stories are shaped by people. In fact, it's the other way around.”
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J.K. Rowling
“Mr. and Mrs. Dursley, of number four Privet Drive, were proud to say that they were perfectly normal, thank you very much.”
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“Sometimes, you read a book and it fills you with this weird evangelical zeal, and you become convinced that the shattered world will never be put back together unless and until all living humans read the book.”
John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

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“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen. The man who never reads lives only one.”
George R.R. Martin, A Dance with Dragons

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2011 Reading Challenge
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2012 Reading Challenge
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2013 Reading Challenge
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