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An Untamed State by Roxane Gay
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Bird Box by Josh Malerman
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May We Be Forgiven by A.M. Homes
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How the Water Feels to the Fishes by Dave Eggers
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He used to think he and Dave Eggers were the same. He thought they shared the same values, found humor in the same things. But he got older, and so did Dave Eggers.
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Boy's Life by Robert McCammon
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I wanted to like this book - badly - but I just couldn't. Overwrought, overwritten, trying so hard for sentimental nostalgia it hurt, and just plain corny. I stopped reading when kids started flying. I can't figure out how this book is so beloved.
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Pet Sematary by Stephen King
Pet Sematary
by Stephen King (Goodreads Author)
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I talk a lot about reading books at the right time in your life, as timing can make all the difference in a story's impact. That's why reading 'Pet Sematary' at this point in my life was either a fantastic, or monumentally terrifying bit of happensta ...more
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How the Water Feels to the Fishes by Dave Eggers
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The Hellbound Heart by Clive Barker
The Hellbound Heart
by Clive Barker
read in November, 2014
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Hard to believe a story this slight could inspire nine (9?!) films. I'll be honest -- I've never seen any of them from start to finish (an embarrassing admission for a horror movie aficionado, I know), but I'm familiar with them.

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Slow Getting Up by Nate Jackson
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This book was like the anti-"Can I Keep My Jersey." An actually enjoyable, insightful behind the scenes account of being a fringe NFL player that is elevated by Jackson's good natured humor and affability. In short, it was good by virtue of Nate Jack ...more
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