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Shadow and Claw
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Shadow and Claw by Gene Wolfe
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The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black
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Golden Son by Pierce Brown
Golden Son (Red Rising Trilogy, #2)
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Golden Son continues the stunning saga of Darrow, a rebel forged by tragedy, battling to lead his oppressed people to freedom from the overlords of a brutal elitist future built on lies. Now fully embedded among the Gold ruling class, Darrow continue ...more
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Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire
Every Heart a Doorway
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Brown Girl in the Ring by Nalo Hopkinson
Brown Girl in the Ring
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read in May, 2015
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In a post-riot Toronto that the rich and privileged have fled, barricaded, and left to crumble, the inner city has had to rediscover old ways: farming, barter and herb lore. Now the monied need a harvest of bodies, so they prey upon the helpless of t ...more
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War for the Oaks by Emma Bull
War for the Oaks
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Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard
Red Queen (Red Queen, #1)
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17 year old Mare Barrow is one of the poverty-stricken Reds from The Stilts living under the rule of the Silvers, elite warriors with godlike powers. But when things go very wrong, she finds herself working in the Silver Palace at the center of all t ...more
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The Shadow Over Innsmouth by H.P. Lovecraft
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The Shadow Over Innsmouth is a short novel about a weird hybrid race of humans and creatures resembling a cross between a fish and a frog, which lives in the seaside village of Innsmouth, so says the synopsis. In reality, it reads like a journal or a ...more
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C.S. Lewis
“Courage, dear heart.”
C.S. Lewis, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

Cassandra Clare
“Your boyfriend's crazy,” he said to Clary.
“Yeah, but he’s hot,” said Clary. “So there’s that.”
Cassandra Clare, City of Heavenly Fire

“In case the term is unfamiliar, the best description ever for 'cozies' is 'murder mysteries where no one cares who got killed because they're all distracted by cooking new recipes or following intricate handicraft instructions.'"--The Little Bookstore of Big Stone Gap”
Wendy Welch

Ben Aaronovitch
“The media response to unusual weather is as ritualized and predictable as the stages of grief. First comes denial: "I can't believe there's so much snow." Then anger: "Why can't I drive my car, why are the trains not running?" Then blame: "Why haven't the local authorities sanded the roads, where are the snowplows, and how come the Canadians can deal with this and we can't?" This last stage goes on the longest and tends to trail off into a mumbled grumbling moan, enlivened by occasional ILLEGALS ATE MY SNOWPLOW headlines from the *Daily Mail....*”
Ben Aaronovitch, Whispers Under Ground

Neil Gaiman
“I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes...you're Doing Something.”
Neil Gaiman

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107259 /r/Fantasy Discussion Group — 1997 members — last activity 21 hours, 38 min ago
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