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Small Country by Gaël Faye
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Listened to the audiobook of this and it didn’t grab me. Probably not the book’s fault
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The Three-Body Problem by Liu Cixin
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Forgot to put this into goodreads back when I read it
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Area X by Jeff VanderMeer
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I stopped about halfway through, having lost hope that anything was going to happen. Advice to authors: have things happen in your books. The cover looks nice though.
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Less by Andrew Sean Greer
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Many tasty sentences. Second half made up for the first half
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
"Liked the story and the main character!

However I think junior fiction just isn't for me. I need some adults, for god's sake, and for the author to show and not tell. "
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The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
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I read this sucker in one day, which is is mostly a compliment. Enjoyed it, liked the characters, and worth the near-zero effort to read it, certainly. The outfits people wear are a major concern of the narration, but that's chicks I guess.

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Artemis by Andy Weir
Artemis
by Andy Weir (Goodreads Author)
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Moves right along like The Martian, but subject matter is less epic. Okay writing. I like the hard SF though.
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Anything Is Possible by Elizabeth Strout
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3.5 stars. Interesting structure. My short attention span made it hard to follow characters across chapters even though the book is generally very readable
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The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin
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Second read, in honor of the recently departed author and because I had it in my bookcase and was tired of long shitty books. But this one was pretty good. Since it deals in gender issues, albeit very forward-thinkingly, it's already dated in spots h ...more
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Heller with a Gun by Louis L'Amour
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Actually pretty good by LL standards, in terms of some small mystery in the course of the plot. Pretty sure he picks titles out of a hat.
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