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Novels and Stories
4.24
really liked it
A moral thread through Jackson's tales: She who sees evil in everyone around her should look in a mirror. Especially if she lives in a village.

A few n
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Feb 2011
Jan 20, 2011
 
Everything That Rises Must Converge: Stories
4.27
liked it
My interest in this book was doubly piqued; it's on the 1001 Books to Read Before you Die list and (more intriguingly to me) was featured in the seaso ...more
Dec 31, 2009
Nov 20, 2009
 
The Apple Tree: A Short Novel and Several Long Stories
4.02
really liked it
A creepy Halloween read for October.

Gothic horror, how I love thee, and Ms. du Maurier is your ultimate practitioner!

1 novella broken into two (Monte
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Oct 15, 2010
Oct 11, 2010
 
Twitterature: The World's Greatest Books Retold Through Twitter
3.06
liked it
Got this from my Penguin niece. Yes, she's a penguin.
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Tons of fun, very clever, but does get a little same-y if you read too many at once. I
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Jun 07, 2010
May 14, 2010
 
The Complete Sherlock Holmes, Volume I (Book #1)
4.50
it was amazing
Whatever you do, read Hound of the Baskervilles. Holy cow, that's now one of my favorite books. The short stories are fun, but some are better than ot ...more
Feb 12, 2014
Oct 10, 2012
 
In the Mean Time
3.90
Found via this interview listed at SFsignal.com.
not set
Oct 07, 2010
 
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Eighteenth Annual Collection
4.07
99-cent buy from Goodwill. Keeping track of the stories I've read:

1 - John Kessel "The Juniper Tree" 2/5
    Generations of feminist social & techn
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not set
Mar 19, 2010
 
Bull Running for Girls
3.30
really liked it
I like horror stories. They offer you a glimpse into a terrifying world that you will hopefully never experience. After the story is done, I can conti ...more
Nov 16, 2009
Oct 25, 2009
 
Aesop's Fables
4.05
liked it
    The Farmer and The Pig

There was a farmer who wasn't happy with the money he was making from his crops. He heard there were fortunes to be made hun
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Oct 13, 2010
Sep 11, 2010
 
Firebirds: An Anthology of Original Fantasy and Science Fiction
3.95
it was ok
I'm afraid to admit that I'm abandoning this anthology. I seem to be in the wrong demographic. All the stories appear to be fantasy, and very squarely ...more
not set
Jul 16, 2010
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