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King Lehr and the Gilded Age by Elizabeth Wharton Drexel - ...
"The "shocking secret" promised by the cover of this book is that "King Lehr," the toast of Gilded Age society, the wit of Newport, the debonair dresser of the chic set, was gay. And not just any kind of gay, but bitchy queen gay. And not just bitc..." Read more of this review »
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Go Tell It on the Mountain by James Baldwin
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Black Panther, Vol. 5 by Ta-Nehisi Coates
"Slightly less boring than the usual Coates stories."
Church and State I by Dave Sim
"This volume consists mainly of Cerebus running around as Tarim(god)-incarnate, the pope, and trying to hoard all of his subjects' gold.

The pacing of this one is much quicker than the previous books; to the point where I would be upset to follow t..." Read more of this review »
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Cartier Sails the St. Lawrence by Esther Averill
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Picked up as a library discard due to the seafaring and the art, but I was pleasantly surprised that this was an enjoyable history. I have absolutely no historical background to compare it to, but Averill appears to have handled the relationships bet ...more
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Admiral Hornblower in the West Indies by C.S. Forester
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I do like tales of seafaring...but I'm not quite so fond of the, this is why I have to be a British dickhead moments. This book was harder to get through than it should have been. It did have pirates, however.
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Cartier Sails the St. Lawrence by Esther Averill
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Picked up as a library discard due to the seafaring and the art, but I was pleasantly surprised that this was an enjoyable history. I have absolutely no historical background to compare it to, but Averill appears to have handled the relationships bet ...more
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Boundless by Jillian Tamaki
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The quality of the stories was a bit uneven, but most were told well. The Twilight Zone-esque "mirror facebook" and "cult audio track" stories were the highlights for me.
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Home After Dark by David Small
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So many events that could/should come off as maudlin, but Small makes them, largely, feel legit. A good coming of age novel, but one that I think is better suited for teens.
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Hostage by Guy Delisle
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Most of Delisle's stuff that I've read is autobiographical and slow paces, so it's not surprising that a slow paced biography of someone else wouldn't fit his style.

Almost any other book would deal primarily with the last 50 pages, but Delisle gives
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