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The Book of Life by Deborah Harkness
The Book of Life (All Souls Trilogy, #3)
by Deborah Harkness (Goodreads Author)
read in September, 2014
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I'm super bummed. I really wanted to like this book, love it, even. I was rooting for it well past the first sinking feeling that it was as shallow, as the first book was rich in language and story. The dialogue was abysmal. These characters spoke el...more
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Anno Dracula by Kim Newman
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Andy Warhol's Dracula by Kim Newman
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Anno Dracula 1968 by Kim Newman
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V-Wars by Jonathan Maberry
V-Wars
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read in March, 2014
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So I was pleasantly surprised to learn as I was reading that this is basically an anthology of vampire stories set in the same universe, recounted in a compelling nonlinear pattern. Based on personal aesthetic, each story was well-written and I enjoy...more
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Anno Dracula - Dracula Cha Cha Cha by Kim Newman
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The Bloody Red Baron by Kim Newman
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The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker
The Golem and the Jinni
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