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Night Film
Marisha Pessl
JR
William Gaddis, Frederick R. Karl
Rashomon and Seventeen Other Stories
Yoshihiro Tatsumi, Ryūnosuke Akutagawa, Jay Rubin, Haruki Murakami
Ficciones
Jorge Luis Borges, Anthony Bonner, Anthony Kerrigan
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Marisha Pessl
JR
William Gaddis, Frederick R. Karl
Yoshihiro Tatsumi, Ryūnosuke Akutagawa, Jay Rubin, Haruki Murakami
Jorge Luis Borges, Anthony Bonner, Anthony Kerrigan
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Great old-school style vampire story. The five stars is for the podcast version, as Mike Bennett is a fantastic reader. Great...
Underwood and Flinch - Mike Bennett
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reviewed: Shadow Show
Very uneven in the quality of the stories. Most of them just okay, a few quite good. The only one I'd call great is Neil Gaim...
Shadow Show: All-New Stories in Celebration of Ray Bradbury (Audio) - Sam Weller, Mort Castle, George Takei, Edward Herrmann
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I read Boneshaker because I haven’t read much Steampunk, and this one makes a lot of ‘best of” lists. It was fun, but ultimat...
Boneshaker - Cherie Priest
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February 2013
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My advice for people reading this book is to read it along with the performance (with shadows) available on YouTube. Trying t...
The Fifty Year Sword - Mark Z. Danielewski
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December 2012
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A very fun book, with a lot of loving fun being poked at cozy mysteries and Victorian sensibilities. The repetition of variou...
To Say Nothing of the Dog - Connie Willis
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November 2012
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One of the most overrated books I’ve ever read. Yes, it deals with very intense issues, but it offers no insight about those ...
Room - Emma Donoghue
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October 2012
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The five stars is for the podcast of these stories, where the headlong first person narration really works well. These storie...
The Complete Knifepoint Horror - Soren Narnia
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This book is a soldier’s-eye view of the 2007 troop surge in Iraq. Finkel tells the story of what it was like for one infantr...
The Good Soldiers - David Finkel
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July 2012
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A very engaging read about two brothers who are hired killers, set during the California gold rush. The narrator of the book ...
The Sisters Brothers - Patrick deWitt
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June 2012
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I am editing this review due to a major turnaround in my opinion of this book. My original review contains a tirade about th...
Prophets of the Ghost Ants - Clark Thomas Carlton
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June 2012
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A fun and quick read, pretty much exactly the type of humor you think it has. A fine book for children, or adults looking for...
The Quest of the Warrior Sheep  - Christine Russell, Christopher  Russell
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May 2012
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The conceit of this novel is that the story is supported by a selection of mostly bizarre photographs that are scattered thro...
Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children (Miss Peregrine, #1) - Ransom Riggs
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April 2012
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reviewed: Sea of Poppies
A ripping yarn involving a disparate cross-section of characters caught up in the opium trade. It definitely falls in the ‘ad...
Sea of Poppies - Amitav Ghosh
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March 2012
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I absolutely loved the first two chapters of this book. It had seemingly effortless and engaging writing, witty dialogue, and...
The Imperfectionists - Tom Rachman
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