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Vampires in the Lemon Grove by Karen Russell
Vampires in the Lemon Grove
by Karen Russell (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2015
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Ah, Karen Russell we meet again. Picked this one up because I'm on a bit of a short story kick and I liked parts of Swamplandia (Overall, I didn't like that book and don't quite get the hype). I like to think of the Dredgeman's Revelation chapter of ...more
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This Book Is Full of Spiders by David Wong
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Inherent Vice by Thomas Pynchon
Inherent Vice
by Thomas Pynchon
read in December, 2014
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My first foray into Pynchon. Picked it up because of the impending PTA film based on it. It's weird and definitely don't do enough drugs to get the whole "vibe, man." It was refreshing to have a genuinely likeable protagonist and a plot that wasn't r ...more
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Collected Stories of F. Scott Fitzgerald by F. Scott Fitzgerald
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Fear and Loathing at Rolling Stone by Hunter S. Thompson
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The Orchard Keeper by Cormac McCarthy
The Orchard Keeper
by Cormac McCarthy
read in October, 2014
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So after finishing The Orchard Keeper, I'm not really sure what happened, or if anything happened at all. I don't think that's ever been the point with McCarthy. I've yet to come across an author that puts this much detail into describing how the set ...more
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The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón
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The Orchard Keeper by Cormac McCarthy
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The Quiet American by Graham Greene
The Quiet American
by Graham Greene
read in October, 2014
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I've become an unabashed Graham Greene fan. His ability to make characters far away from home seem like they belong is uncanny. There is just something unmistakably British about this book. The dry wit, humor, and politeness set against the backdrop ...more
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Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Gone Girl
by Gillian Flynn (Goodreads Author)
read in October, 2014
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