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Hounded by Kevin Hearne
" A new book by a new author, I picked this one up because it just seemed like everywhere I looked, the consensus is the same: "Recommended for fans of the Dresden Files."

I can see why -- both are narrated by a male protagonist in the first person w... " Read more of this review »
Althea Ann and 17 other people liked Melki's review of The Night Gardener:
The Night Gardener by Jonathan Auxier
" 'Help me grow tall, and you shall receive
All that you wish inside of me.'


This story at first appears to be ripped from the pages of the Brothers Grimm. There are a pair of orphans, one a plucky young heroine, the other, a little lame boy. After m... " Read more of this review »
Feet of Clay by Terry Pratchett
" 2008 January 1

It probably shouldn't be allowed for a writer to have this much fun with a mystery story.

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2014 August 20

More mysteries: who is poisoning Vetinari, and, more importantly, how? Who killed the two old men? Why are the golems suddenly... " Read more of this review »
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The Diamond Age by Neal Stephenson
" This is the second Neal Stephenson book I have read, the previous one being the marvelously entertaining Snow Crash. Unlike Snow Crash this not an easy read, being the impatient sort I almost gave up on it around page 70, fortunately some wiser he... " Read more of this review »
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