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The Haunting of Hill House
Shirley Jackson, Laura Miller
The Mirror Empire
Kameron Hurley
The Secret History of the Mongol Queens: How the Daughters of Genghis Khan Rescued His Empire (Audio)
Jack Weatherford

The Book of Lost Things

The Book of Lost Things - John Connolly A quick, smooth read that in the end left me saying, "So what?" I found the main character neither particularly interesting nor particularly plausible for his age. The dark, twisted fairy tales angle appealed, but I was disappointed by how untwisted they ended up being; the original Brothers Grimm was darker than this. It still might have made three stars if not for its treatment of women and sex--must -every- woman be either an evil temptress or a pure spirit whose untimely death motivates the hero? Must sex always be a corrupting force? Apparently so.