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As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
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The Dark Tower by Stephen King
The Dark Tower (The Dark Tower, #7)
by Stephen King (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2014
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I liked the ending. The part where the man in black finally addresses what's going on with the world, because honestly that was on my mind the whole time.
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Carrie by Stephen King
Carrie
by Stephen King (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2014
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The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss
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The Wise Man's Fear by Patrick Rothfuss
The Wise Man's Fear (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #2)
by Patrick Rothfuss (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2014
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Great.
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Choke by Chuck Palahniuk
Choke
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The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss
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Fucking fantastic (pun not originally intended but now that I realize it's there fuck it). I'm not going to write a long review because I wouldn't know where to start. The Name of the Wind is thoroughly engaging and that's been said before and that's...more
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Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman
Neverwhere
by Neil Gaiman (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2014
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Neverwhere is great. I loved it. There were, however, a few things I didn't like about it:

1. The storyline seemed too stereotypical. I mean, the genre-bending was great, but I didn't like the SPOILER multiple deceptions that it had going on. About ha...more
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