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Ancillary Justice
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by Ann Leckie (Goodreads Author)
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In the Company of Sherlock Holmes by Laurie R. King
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As with many anthologies, some stories in this book are wonderful, and some are "meh." But overall, this is a great collection of stories, particularly if you are a Holmes fan. Most of the readers on this eAudiobook were great, too, particularly the ...more
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Emma by Jane Austen
“Silly things do cease to be silly if they are done by sensible people in an impudent way.”
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Franklin and Eleanor by Hazel Rowley
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This fluid biography of a marriage manages to encompass a huge amount of information while never feeling bogged down with details. It focuses on the personal and social life of Franklin and Eleanor, both separately and together. It does something I f ...more
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Not That Kind of Girl by Lena Dunham
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I listened to Lena read this audiobook in one go, and it was the best thing ever. After spending the day in her company I feel like we're friends. If you're ... no. No matter who you are, read this book.
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Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie
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The Magicians by Lev Grossman
The Magicians (The Magicians, #1)
by Lev Grossman (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2014
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Quentin grows up dreaming of magic-wielding heroes and his favorite fantasy land, Fillory (the subject of a five-book series he read countless times). (Un)fortunately for him, it turns out magic is real and he's recruited into a magical school (Hogwa ...more
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The Magicians by Lev Grossman
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Fragile Things by Neil Gaiman
Fragile Things: Short Fictions and Wonders
by Neil Gaiman (Goodreads Author)
read in November, 2014
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Neil Gaiman's work is always a treat. This book is full of short stories (and a few poems) that show the wide range of Gaiman's imagination and skill. There are stories with just a hint of magic, creepy stories with ghosts, stories about the dangers ...more
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Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
Station Eleven
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Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
Station Eleven
by Emily St. John Mandel (Goodreads Author)
read in November, 2014
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Outstanding. This book flashes back and forward through time and is written from many characters' viewpoints - these things create an intricate and deep world that both drags you down and lifts you up. There is joy and despair, apocalypse and rebirth ...more
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“You poor girl, what sort of aged, unfriendly Libraries have you met in your short life? A silent Library is a sad Library. A Library without patrons on whom to pile books and tales and knowing and magazines full of up-to-the-minute politickal fashions and atlases and plays in pentameter! A Library should be full of exclamations! Shouts of delight and horror as the wonders of the world are discovered or the lies of the heavens uncovered or the wild adventures of devil-knows-who sent romping out of the pages. A Library should be full of now-just-a-minutes and that-can't-be-rights and scientifick folk running skelter to prove somebody wrong. It should positively vibrate with laughing at comedies and sobbing at tragedies, it should echo with gasps as decent ladies glimpse indecent things and indecent ladies stumble upon secret and scandalous decencies! A Library should not shush, it should roar!”
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