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A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin
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So, I've been vaguely aware for a decade or so that the Earthsea books were a thing, and were considered fantasy classics, but even after finding an old copy of A Wizard of Earthsea in a thrift shop for fifty cents, it still took me about a year to a ...more
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The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm by Nancy Farmer
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A truly bizarre, yet interesting hodge-podge of traditional Zimbabwean influences and sci-fi ideas rolled up in an adventure that is really more about three children than the titular characters. Tendai, Rita, and Kuda escape their sheltered but luxur ...more
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The Suffragette Scandal by Courtney Milan
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The Suffragette Scandal by Courtney Milan
"Historical Romance. Frederica "Free" Marshall runs a newspaper for women and by women, and she's been in her fair share of trouble, so when Edward Clark shows up to warn her she's being targeted by an angry wannabe lord, she knows not to trust him..." Read more of this review »
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A Christmas Beginning by Anne Perry
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While I definitely don't read them in order, picking up an Anne Perry Christmas mystery has become a yearly tradition for me. She blends together Agatha Christie style murder (just enough brutality not to feel anemic, simmered with psychology and rat ...more
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Holidays on Ice by David Sedaris
"There were only three stories in this collection that I didn't absolutely despise; Santaland Diaries, Dinah the Christmas Whore, and 6 to 8 Black Men were the only ones that were even remotely funny. The rest I honestly wish I had never read. I'd..." Read more of this review »
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Holidays on Ice by David Sedaris
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Most of the stories are shockingly unfunny with hefty doses of mean-spiritedness in place of actual humor. It's a little like swapping out the sugar for black pepper in your grandma's cookie recipe. Sure, it's unexpected, but does anyone actually wan ...more
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Oathbringer by Brandon Sanderson
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With pay-offs from interludes and cryptic hints from the earlier books, plentiful crossovers with Warbreaker (I love that sword so much), and tons of actual concrete answers to questions asked, plus a huge climax, I actually had a moment of panic at ...more
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“We will need to find people who will provide a safe writing space for us, where criticism comes late and love and delight come early.

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