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Predator's Gold by Philip Reeve
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Grown-ups don't look like grown-ups on the inside either. Outside, they're big and thoughtless and they always know what they're doing. Inside, they look just like they always have. Like they did when they were your age. Truth is, there aren't any grown-ups. Not one, in the whole wide world.Neil Gaiman
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The Secret History by Donna Tartt
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This is a strange book. The writing is excellent, and extremely engaging. I was absorbed by the story, drawn in slowly to the characters, and yet it still leaves me rather cold. I think a large part of it is that I spent a large portion of the beginn...more
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The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
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I really enjoyed this book. I tend to prefer Gaiman's children's fiction, and this felt like it was between those and his adult stuff to me, retaining the sense of macabre delight I think he's so good at getting at when he writes about childhood with...more
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The UnAmericans by Molly Antopol
The UnAmericans
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"3 1/2 stars.

Look, I just really enjoyed this book. I downloaded the sample after reading some article about it, and then had to buy it when I finished...more
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The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen
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So everything is necessary. Every least thing. This is the hard lesson. Nothing can be dispensed with. Nothing despised. Because the seams are hid from us, you see. The joinery. The way in which the world is made. We have no way to know what could be taken away. What omitted. We have no way to tell what might stand and what might fall.Cormac McCarthy
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