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Holy Sh*t by Melissa Mohr
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Holy Sh*t by Melissa Mohr
"Fascinating stuff. I hesitate to call it pop history, because the writing and coverage are strong. But this book will not teach you much if you are (already) a European cultural historian. I often found myself wishing the author, who is a scholar..." Read more of this review »
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Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
Eleanor & Park
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Eleanor is fat and red-haired and dresses weirdly and has just moved to a grotty Omaha suburb to live with her mother, abusive stepfather, and siblings. She is the new kid in the 10th grade and she gets picked on. Park is half-Korean and nerdy and hi ...more
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Bad writing, offensiveness, racism, homophobia, Mary-Sue shite, xenophobia, sexism, rape-excusing(ish? Too many issues with that scene to get into here), obnoxiousness, belittling of abuse, stereotyping, mocking of the mentally il..." Read more of this review »
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From Bauhaus to Our House by Tom Wolfe
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Somebody mentioned this on Facebook recently, and I (having some interest in domestic architecture) thought "ooh, sounds interesting" and headed for the library.

Alas, the title is distinctly misleading; the book is not at all about domestic architect
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Dark of the Moon by P.C. Hodgell
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This book is a bit different from its predecessor. Instead of being confined to a city in setting, it's more open, as Jame (along with her friend Marc and big cat Jorin) sets off into the world to find her long-lost brother. Meanwhile, Torisen (the l ...more
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Closer to Home by Mercedes Lackey
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This is the first book in a new series, following on immediately after "The Collegium Chronicles" left off. And I liked it much better than any of the preceding series which, though pleasant, was two books too long. This is an extremely promising sta ...more
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God Stalk by P.C. Hodgell
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I've been vaguely aware of this book, and that it's generally considered a Good Thing, for some time now, so when it impinged upon my consciousness again lately, I popped over to the Kobo shop and bought it (hooray for the magic of ebooks!). And I fo ...more
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