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My Friend Dahmer by Derf Backderf
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Hulk by Jeph Loeb
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The Secret History of Moscow by Ekaterina Sedia
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Hellblazer by Jamie Delano
Hellblazer: Pandemonium
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Doesn't quite have the punch that the best of Hellblazer has, but is otherwise a perfectly good Constantine story.
MkB rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Incognegro by Mat Johnson
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I settled on three stars because this feels like it should either be 5 for being so original (half the time) and interesting, or 1 for totally failing to avoid endless cliches the other half the time.

Definitely worth reading, though.
MkB rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Seventeen Against the Dealer by Cynthia Voigt
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A little more adult than most of the rest of the Tillerman books. Not so much because of the aging characters, nor anything about the writing, but because it's about when hard work and determination just isn't good enough.
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Starship Troopers by Robert A. Heinlein
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Maybe it was more original and interesting in 1959?
MkB rated a book 3 of 5 stars
The Long War by Terry Pratchett
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It's interesting and enjoyable and full of good ideas...just pointless. Given an infinite set of worlds and possibilities, they decided to cram as many as possible into the first two books without really deciding why anything happens, tying anything ...more
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الدون الهادئ #2 by Mikhail Sholokhov
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Goodreads just recommended that I read an Arabic edition of a Russian book. I don't know what's going on there, but it's actually weirdly not as far off point as that might seem.
MkB rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Soul Music by Terry Pratchett
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This is a 3 on the Pratchett Scale. At least a 4 on any other.

It almost reads like a bunch of silly jokes that Pratchett just couldn't resist, even if there wasn't really a need for the story otherwise. As always, though, having read it four times al
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