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The Dire King
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""As it happens, I am busy saving our entire world and the next one over from colliding together and raining death and destruction upon us all. So, while I appreciate your consideration, and I do love odd, I'm afraid I am otherwise engaged."" Jun 13, 2017 04:44PM

 
The Time of Contempt
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"So many things are happening..." Jun 06, 2017 07:37PM

 
The Firebird
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Alyssa (Books Take You Places) is 20% done with The Dire King: "As it happens, I am busy saving our entire world and the next one over from colliding together and raining death and destruction upon us all. So, while I appreciate your consideration, and I do love odd, I'm afraid I am otherwise engaged."
The Dire King by William Ritter
The Dire King (Jackaby, #4)
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The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry
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Autopsy Room Four by Stephen King
Autopsy Room Four
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This was interesting and comical in a way. I was told it was unlike all of King's other stories as it was more on the funny side than horror. Unfortunately, I still find King's writing style hard to enjoy as the unnecessary vulgarities take me right ...more
The Girl from Rawblood by Catriona Ward
The Girl from Rawblood
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The Disappearances by Emily Bain Murphy
The Disappearances
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The Thief by Megan Whalen Turner
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The Thief ended up being a surprising and fun read. There was so much hype surrounding it that I think it may have gotten in the way of my reading pleasure because I expected a bit more overall. The first half (at least) of the book was so slow that ...more
Strange Practice by Vivian Shaw
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Beasts Made of Night by Tochi Onyebuchi
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