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Eileen by Ottessa Moshfegh
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Loved this. Something in the tone reminded me of Charles Portis -- the absurdity of such of Eileen's life. One of my favorite reads recently.
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Warlight by Michael Ondaatje
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Felt unfocused, somehow
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The Last Coyote by Michael Connelly
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Good stuff, Connelly really seemed to be hitting his stride with this one.
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Made for Love by Alissa Nutting
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The Queen of the Night by Alexander Chee
The Queen of the Night
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Mostly entertaining, but often felt flat -- like Chee was going through the motions, simply trying to move us as readers from one plot point to the next. There was too much of one character, the tenor; he appears again and again and it becomes tiring ...more
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The Concrete Blonde by Michael Connelly
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I think this was the best of the first three
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Goodbye, Vitamin by Rachel Khong
Goodbye, Vitamin
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The Black Ice by Michael Connelly
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This one got a little ridiculous at the end but I also couldn't stop reading it..so there you go, another good offering from Michael Connelly.
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Brotopia by Emily  Chang
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Pretty interesting look at sexism and its roots in Silicon Valley. The ending seems a little too hopeful, though; at the end of the day, the changes Chang argues for require the buy-in of the largely white male groups with power in the field, and I d ...more
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Allie Brosh
“I've always wanted not to give a fuck. While crying helplessly into my pillow for no good reason, I would often fantasize that maybe someday I could be one of those stoic badasses whose emotions are mostly comprised of rock music and not being afraid of things.”
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