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Moby-Dick by Herman Melville
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On Writing by Stephen King
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3.5.

Nice easy read. Memoir parts, describing the author's early life, were the most interesting. Writing bit was interesting to see what King's views and processes are, but overall, the writing "advice" is pretty basic and broad (ie. read, build you
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Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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Cold Magic by Kate Elliott
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(This review covers the entire trilogy.)

Where to even start. I have mixed impressions about this series. On the one hand, I liked that it wasn't your "usual" fantasy, but on the other, it all felt a bit muddled. Rambly thoughts below!

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Cold Magic by Kate Elliott
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I mean, interesting premise: Steampunky alternate Europe in which there is widespread multicultural cross-pollination and ~magic~. Check!

Great characters: Headstrong young lady who has been sadly misinformed about hersel..." Read more of this review »
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