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Jackaby by William Ritter
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really liked it
bookshelves: ya, mystery

This is a clever, awkwardly charming-ish, 19th century New England-y, Sherlock-Holmes-esque, paranormal mystery. It's not addictive, but it's a solid read. At times, it feels a bit predictable, but the mystery itself was smart and well-planned.

The idea of Sherlock Holmes has been revisited so many times, in so many ways, that it's hard to bring something new to the table, but Jackaby is a decent take. I think it would appeal to mystery lovers, paranormal readers, Sherlock fans, and Whovians.
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Reading Progress

September 6, 2014 – Shelved
September 6, 2014 – Shelved as: to-read
January 6, 2016 – Started Reading
January 6, 2016 –
15.0% "This is charming! I need to go to bed and don't want to now."
January 7, 2016 – Finished Reading
April 2, 2016 – Shelved as: ya
February 26, 2017 – Shelved as: mystery

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