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The Haunting of Hill House
Shirley Jackson, Laura Miller
The Mirror Empire
Kameron Hurley
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Jack Weatherford
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October 2014
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reviewed: Cast in Flame
After two books away, it's a relief to have Kaylin back in Elantra. And yet for all that the series has returned to the physi...
Cast in Flame - Michelle Sagara
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October 2014
19
reviewed: Cast in Sorrow
I think I'm unusual in preferring this to Peril. There were times when it retread old ground, but it also had a genuine concl...
Cast in Sorrow - Michelle Sagara, Michelle Sagara West
finished reading:
October 2014
18
reviewed: White Sands, Red Menace
Goodbye, Dewey and Suze. I'll miss you! I am sad you have no further adventures to entertain me with through my commute.I lov...
White Sands, Red Menace - Ellen Klages
finished reading:
October 2014
16
reviewed: The Green Glass Sea
Two girls growing up at Los Alamos in the 1940s gradually build a friendship against the looming backdrop of the war effort. ...
The Green Glass Sea - Ellen Klages
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October 2014
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finished reading:
October 2014
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reviewed: The Governess Affair
Not remotely my genre, but it was the excellent combination of short, recommended by a trusted friend, and free on Amazon. Al...
The Governess Affair - Courtney Milan
finished reading:
October 2014
04
reviewed: Cast in Peril
At this point in the series, you should know what to expect: no one answers anyone's questions, everything moves exceedingly ...
Cast in Peril - Michelle Sagara, Michelle Sagara West
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September 2014
25
reviewed: Kafka on the Shore
If I had to choose one word to describe this book, it would be "tedious." There are interesting ideas here, but they're burie...
Kafka on the Shore - Haruki Murakami, Sean Barrett, Oliver Le Sueur
finished reading:
September 2014
18
reviewed: Through the Woods
I try hard not to buy physical books, operating on a one-in, one-out policy to keep the size of my library in check. I'm not ...
Through the Woods - Emily Carroll
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September 2014
09
reviewed: Heir Apparent
This book is an excellent example of how much the YA genre has shifted over the past decade. I read a fair amount of current ...
Heir Apparent - Vivian Vande Velde
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September 2014
05
reviewed: Broken Homes
The pacing of this is deceptively slow; I think I need to reread it to grasp how all the moving parts fit together. But mostl...
Broken Homes  - Ben Aaronovitch
reviewed: Servant of the Underworld
Two stars for the worldbuilding, which kept me reading despite feelings for the main character that wavered between apathy an...
Servant of the Underworld - Aliette de Bodard
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finished reading:
August 2014
16
reviewed: Whispers Under Ground
I like this better than either of the previous books; the voice is just as strong, but Aaronovitch finally seems to be coming...
Whispers Under Ground - Ben Aaronovitch
finished reading:
August 2014
13
reviewed: Guardian of the Dead
Another earnest novel, but with enough plot (and thoughtful characterization) to balance out its more lecturey moments. The w...
Guardian of the Dead - Karen Healey
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