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Seraphina by Rachel Hartman
Seraphina (Seraphina, #1)
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The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch
The Lies of Locke Lamora (Gentleman Bastard, #1)
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I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith
I Capture the Castle
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Sanaa is on page 246 of 416 of The Raven Boys: This book is so freaking mysterious! I love the writing, but honestly have no idea where it is going. Adam though, totally in this for Adam hehe.
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Jillaroo by Rachael Treasure
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Quick read but the writing I found a bit simple and annoying. Love the farm feminism but the complete dysfunction of the main character's family was too stressful and too obviously set up the tragedy that some jerk on goodreads totally blew for me. A ...more
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The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan
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I feel sorry for readers that gave up on this masterpiece from beloved Tassie author Richard Flanagan. I'd found The Sound of One Hand Clapping brutal and truthful in it's clarity but wasn't sure if I liked it. It's like saying you love the movie
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“No black woman writer in this culture can write "too much". Indeed, no woman writer can write "too much"...No woman has ever written enough.”
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“The only reason you say that race was not an issue is because you wish it was not. We all wish it was not. But it’s a lie. I came from a country where race was not an issue; I did not think of myself as black and I only became black when I came to America. When you are black in America and you fall in love with a white person, race doesn’t matter when you’re alone together because it’s just you and your love. But the minute you step outside, race matters. But we don’t talk about it. We don’t even tell our white partners the small things that piss us off and the things we wish they understood better, because we’re worried they will say we’re overreacting, or we’re being too sensitive. And we don’t want them to say, Look how far we’ve come, just forty years ago it would have been illegal for us to even be a couple blah blah blah, because you know what we’re thinking when they say that? We’re thinking why the fuck should it ever have been illegal anyway? But we don’t say any of this stuff. We let it pile up inside our heads and when we come to nice liberal dinners like this, we say that race doesn’t matter because that’s what we’re supposed to say, to keep our nice liberal friends comfortable. It’s true. I speak from experience.”
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