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The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi
The Windup Girl
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Death in Sicily by Andrea Camilleri
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The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith
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John Dies at the End by David Wong
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To be clear, I'm using the star system as goodreads describes it, as a guide to how much I personally enjoyed a book. I really didn't care for this book; I finished it only because I was away for work and didn't have an alternative. I don't find the ...more
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High Crime Area by Joyce Carol Oates
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Overall, I enjoyed these short stories, especially "The Home at Craigmillnar" and "Toad-Baby." These are stories about the horrors of real life, not the supernatural, and they are more depressing than terrifying. I liked the suspense and the deft han ...more
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Maplecroft by Cherie Priest
Maplecroft (The Borden Dispatches #1)
by Cherie Priest (Goodreads Author)
read in October, 2014
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I enjoyed the conceit of a monster hunting Lizzie Borden, although I'm not too familiar with Lovecraft. I liked the atmosphere of the weird, unexplained phenomena affecting Fall River. I thought having multiple investigators coming at the problem fro ...more
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A Natural History of Dragons by Marie Brennan
A Natural History of Dragons (Memoir by Lady Trent, #1)
by Marie Brennan (Goodreads Author)
read in October, 2014
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This was a fun read. I finished it about a month ago, so my impressions aren't very fresh, but I liked the narrator and the story kept me interested. I liked the way the author handled the beginnings of a career in natural sciences for an upperclass ...more
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