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Rick Silva

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Rick Silva grew up in Boston, Massachusetts, attended Cornell University and Curry College, and works as a high school science teacher. He is currently teaching oveseas. He worked for three years at a school in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, and is now teaching in Shanghai, China, where he lives with his wife and son, and their very well-traveled cat. Rick has had several short stories published in anthologies by Apex Books, Crossed Genres, and Flying Pen Press, among others. He is working on his first novel, and has also collaborated on self-published and small press zines and comics.

My Five Favorite Books Read in 2020

Here are my five favorite books that I read in the past year.

5. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

4. The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

3. From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsburg

2. The Plague by Albert Camus

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When the ghost of an ancient queen is released from a Sealed room, a chain of events will begin that will endanger everyone in the castle.

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Agatha Christie's most famous book (updated, apparently, to remove various racist versions of the rhyme that is central to the story). This is one of those stories that has been tremendously influential in film, TV, and literature. Much of the slashe ...more
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Autobiographical comic telling the story of the author's mother and her time living in an orphanage in Denmark. This story does follows the natural jumping-around pattern of memories, with bits of different parts of the author's life and the stories ...more
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Warm bodies accomplishes a couple of difficult feats: It tells the zombie apocalypse story from the zombie point of view, and it manages to be full of dark humor while remaining consistently optimistic.

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