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Blankets by Craig Thompson
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A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
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I'm sure Jennifer Egan meant well and I think she's quite talented. But it's rare to read a book that has so little emotional connection with its subject matter. I'll bet money that Egan wasn't really much of a rock fan, she liked music, but didn't h ...more
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The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
The Fault in Our Stars
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CivilWarLand in Bad Decline by George Saunders
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The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
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Three stars is pretty much perfect. It would be three and a half except for the fact that Tartt, like Stephen King (well, often), has decided to Forego An Editor and just put everything into a book that doesn't need it. As the book goes on, the lengt ...more
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Doctor Sleep by Stephen King
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Well, it's not The Shining. And if you want or expect it to be... wake up. The Shining is close to 40 years old now. The author is a different person. The characters live in a different time and world. Even if you have not changed between when you re ...more
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The Dante Club by Matthew Pearl
The Dante Club
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You might think having Major Real Historical Figures as the primary characters (like this book does) will make it better than having Major Real Historical Figures as secondary characters (like, say, Caleb Carr's books did) would make this book more i ...more
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Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
Ready Player One
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Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
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