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The Magician's Land by Lev Grossman
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" Fitting is a great word to describe this book. Grossman wraps up the stories of Quentin Coldwater and friends with the same snarky style you've come t ...more "
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Doctor Sleep by Stephen King
Doctor Sleep
by Stephen King (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2014
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Despite being a direct sequel to The Shining, King never attempts to replicate the eerie horror of he earlier book. Do not let the tone of the original give you false expectations about what to expect here. This is more of a family bonding story remi ...more
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The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi
The Windup Girl
by Paolo Bacigalupi (Goodreads Author)
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The Windup Girl is rich and complex to a degree far beyond that of most science fiction, even of most of what is thought of as “literature” making it difficult for me to pare my thoughts down on it to just what will fit in a useful review. Comparison ...more
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The Mike Hammer Collection by Mickey Spillane
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If you want to experience one of the great masters of the hard boiled detective novel, a writer who defined the genre and raised it to a fine art then I whole-heartedly and without reservation encourage you to move on to Dashiell Hammett or Raymond C ...more
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Zombie, Illinois by Scott Kenemore
Zombie, Illinois
by Scott Kenemore
read in November, 2012
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As an actual resident of Chicago I appreciate the effort Scott Kenmore obviously went through to due at least some research on the city. The geography seems to be about 90% right. Some fictional events seem rooted in actual news events. However, I mu ...more
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Zombie, Ohio by Scott Kenemore
Zombie, Ohio
by Scott Kenemore
read in November, 2012
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Our protagonist and narator, Peter Mellor, lifts this book above the average level of zombie gore-fest. Our story begins with him awakening by the side of a highway after an accident, unlcear as to how it happened due to partial amnesia. This sets us ...more
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