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Vita Nostra
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Les Misérables by Victor Hugo
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The Julie Rose translation of Les Misérables has been sitting on my shelf for a couple of years, and I picked it up on a whim this Christmas as I wanted something deeply absorbing to read over the holiday period. There’s something about winter and 19 ...more
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Vita Nostra by Marina Dyachenko
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Les Misérables by Victor Hugo
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The Tropic of Eternity by Tom Toner
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With the aid of Perception, the liberated AI now masterminding their plans to bring down Aaron the Long-Life, Hugo Maneker, Lycaste, and Huerepo are ready for war. They take to the skies with a mercenary army in the hopes of bringing down the schemin ...more
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A Natural History of Dragons by Marie Brennan
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Isabella is born the only girl out of six children to a gentleman’s family in the unfortunately dragon-free country of Scirland. It’s unfortunate for Isabella, at least, who develops an obsession with the creatures from a young age, poring over books ...more
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The City of Brass by S.A. Chakraborty
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Nahri is an orphaned con artist eking out a living on the fringes of 18th century Cairo, charming rich men into fake cures for illnesses they don’t have and relieving their estates of easily-missed trinkets and baubles. She has a side line in perform ...more
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The Poppy War by R.F. Kuang
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Fang Runin is a war orphan, one of many left without a home after the Poppy Wars between the Nikara Empire and the Federation of Mugen. The Nikara Empire orders all families with fewer than three children to take the orphans in, and so Rin is raised ...more
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