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The Black God's Drums by P. Djèlí Clark
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The Magpie Lord by K.J. Charles
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The Magpie Lord by K.J. Charles
"Real Rating: 4.5* of five

Yep. Big winner, this book. Big. Liked everything about it. Yeup. Everything.

I'll come back for a normal, articulate review soon.

***NOT-SOON***

Careless of me to lose sight of this really very enjoyable tale. The problems I..." Read more of this review »
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Dark Corners by Ruth Rendell
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Not her best, but a good entry. It does feel rough, in particular with the fact that you want everyone to die except for the retired couple.
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1000 Lashes by Raif Badawi
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Badawi's book is made of the writings that got him into trouble with the Saudi Arabian government. The book is short as the writings were blog posts, and one does wonder why such writings could be so dangerous. But the words are powerful. The book wo ...more
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Nirliit by Juliana Léveillé-Trudel
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In Montreal, near McGill University there is a wonderful store called Paragraphe. Every time I am in Montreal, I make sure I stop by and I usually drop around 70 bucks. I’m careful. I make sure I pick up either autographed books or books that are not ...more
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ASHOKA - Lion of Maurya by Ashok K. Banker
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Enjoyable start to a series about Ashoka. The action and the sex scenes are at times a bit over the top, but the book is entertaining enough and the characters well drawn.
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Loki by Charles River Editors
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Good overview and discussion. There is a good use of source material here. Yet, the first few pages are extactly the first few pages in the other Norse god books in this series.
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Traitors Among Us by Stuart A. Herrington
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Jim Henson
“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and it may be necessary from time to time to give a stupid or misinformed beholder a black eye.”
Jim Henson

Terry Pratchett
“Just erotic. Nothing kinky. It's the difference between using a feather and using a chicken.”
Terry Pratchett, Eric

Terry Pratchett
“It's not worth doing something unless someone, somewhere, would much rather you weren't doing it.”
Terry Pratchett

Mark Twain
“Reader, suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.”
Mark Twain

J.R.R. Tolkien
“I don't know half of you half as well as I should like; and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve.”
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

IDW Star Trek (2009) Series (Select)
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Description: Belief overview of the various IDW Star Trek Kelvin universe comics I have read
Clothes Off! (Nonfiction)
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Description: Musings on Amazon freebies.
Year in Reading 2014 (Select)
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Description: A review of 2014
Hale Pisses Me Off (and I'm not talking about the Cat Lady) (Nonfiction)
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Readers and Fans (Nonfiction)
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Description: A look at what a reader is
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30527 Into the Forest — 1405 members — last activity 1 hour, 10 min ago
A group to discuss the fairy and folk tales, world mythologies, mythic fiction, magical realism fiction, and monsters. Of course, we also discuss rete ...more
1452 The Feminist Readers' Network — 957 members — last activity Jul 10, 2018 08:21PM
A space for people interested in and supportive of feminism, feminist literature, and feminist theory.
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This is a place to give feedback about Goodreads. Feature ideas, bugs, or any other suggestion for improvement. The Goodreads staff monitors this grou ...more
9749 Tudor History Lovers — 2839 members — last activity 19 hours, 26 min ago
Anyone who enjoys historical fiction or history books about Tudor England will like this group. Whether you have been all the way to England just to t ...more
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A place where all Goodreads members can work together to improve the Goodreads book catalog. Non-librarians are welcome to join the group as well, to ...more
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