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Hotter Than Hell
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Apparent contradiction: I'm giving the collection three stars but I'm also labeling it disappointing.

Most of the stories hinge on the trope of an overwhelming supernatural attraction to a complete stranger, where that attraction does unironically sig
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The Steampunk Tri...
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Storm Front by Jim Butcher
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I recognize it's a seminal book in many ways, but I was underwhelmed. Even when I tried to separate out the tropes that Butcher probably used before anyone else and therefore appreciate the book simply for it's place at the origin of modern urban fan ...more
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Flight by Sherman Alexie
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To specify: disappointing because the allegorical journey thing going here is not a mode that works for me, and if I'd known it was the bulk of the book I would've skipped reading it.

Alexie is a good writer; I don't think this is his best work by a
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The Colorado Kid by Stephen King
The Colorado Kid
by Stephen King (Goodreads Author)
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It's meta... and I'm still of mixed feelings. In the afterword King says it really is a love-it or hate-it sort of story, and I see how that'd be true for most people.

I don't hate it because I see what he's doing, and I think it's interesting. I don
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Something from the Nightside by Simon R. Green
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Gary Stu isn't my cup of tea, if you know what I mean.
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Hotter Than Hell by Kim Harrison
Hotter Than Hell (The Hollows, #4.5)
by Kim Harrison (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2010
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Apparent contradiction: I'm giving the collection three stars but I'm also labeling it disappointing.

Most of the stories hinge on the trope of an overwhelming supernatural attraction to a complete stranger, where that attraction does unironically sig
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The Steampunk Trilogy by Paul Di Filippo
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The Places That Scare You by Pema Chödrön
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The High Window by Raymond Chandler
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Criminal, Vol. 4 by Ed Brubaker
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