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A Little Life
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by Hanya Yanagihara (Goodreads Author)
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Jade City
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All the Crooked Saints by Maggie Stiefvater
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This urban fantasy is a slow moving mafia intrigue story set in a fictional Asian where jade has magical properties. The world building was wonderful, from the detailed political structures, both macro and micro, to the sights and smells of the neigh ...more
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In the Vanishers’ Palace by Aliette de Bodard
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Jade City by Fonda Lee
"I skimmed the last 20% of this. I kept expecting it to get really good, and it just... didn't. The premise was so promising, but this book just didn't deliver. Wasn't worth the two weeks I spent trying to get through it.
Gave the extra star for cr..." Read more of this review »
Jade City by Fonda Lee
"I really enjoyed The Godfather and so the idea of a fantasy based Godfather sounded awesome to me. Unfortunately, this book couldn't live up to the hype I had going into it, mostly due to the unfocused plot and a lack of gritty realism that really..." Read more of this review »
Jade City by Fonda Lee
"This is a choppy, multi-layered family saga that centers on the magical powers of jade. The plot moves at a painfully slow pace, with Shae’s story propelling things forward, until two-thirds of the way through, her choices become as contradictory..." Read more of this review »
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Turn Not Pale, Beloved Snail by Jacqueline Jackson
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