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Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi
Boy, Snow, Bird
by Helen Oyeyemi (Goodreads Author)
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Initially I didn't love the voices in which the book is written. It felt very off-hand and honestly Boy's voice early on was annoying. Somewhere in the second half (at about the time the letters between two of the characters commence), I began to enj ...more
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Mistborn by Brandon Sanderson
Mistborn: The Final Empire (Mistborn, #1)
by Brandon Sanderson (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2016
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This is certainly genre fiction. The prose is pretty utilitarian, but the mythology here is pretty neat. We read and listened to this as a family. I was struck by how film-ready the book is, given how visual some of its core action is.
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Boy, Snow, Bird
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Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward
Salvage the Bones
by Jesmyn Ward (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2016
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A beautifully written page-turner. Among the best I've read so far this year.
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Swamplandia! by Karen Russell
Swamplandia!
by Karen Russell (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2016
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I liked it but found Kiwi's venture at World of Whatever kind of weird and tone-deaf and limp. The progression of Ava's outing with the Bird Man progressed from vaguely sort of maybe magical realism to outright horror semi-predictably and harrowingly ...more
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The Blue Flower by Penelope Fitzgerald
The Blue Flower
by Penelope Fitzgerald
read in May, 2016
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I liked it and thought it was funny but in the end it was more of a curiosity to me than a book I'll spend much more time thinking about.
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Swamplandia!
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All Souls by Christine Schutt
All Souls
by Christine Schutt (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2016
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A bit of a snoozer.
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