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The Fionavar Tapestry by Guy Gavriel Kay Adam Bede by George Eliot

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

My schedule was pretty much gone as soon as I picked up Gone Girl. I started reading it one evening before bed and stayed up way too late. Then the next morning I… Continue reading

Tripods #2: The City Of Gold And Lead by John Christopher

All the action and excitement of a 1960s sci-fi short story … in 200 pages. It’s hard to judge a children’s novel too harshly for adult enjoyment, but this series continues to ride… Continue reading

Zia by Scott O’Dell

In Island of the Blue Dolphins, the young Indian girl Karana is accidentally abandoned in her village when her people are taken away by missionaries. Despite the solitude, she grows up and lives… Continue reading

Mind Of My Mind by Octavia Butler

In Mind Of My Mind, Octavia Butler has written a straight up, linear, accessible and exciting science fiction story about telepathy that could happen in your own backyard – if your backyard was… Continue reading

Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe

I have dozens of books sitting in my to-be-read pile, and they’re all there to make me a bit more well-read, some more than others, of course. A lot of them, like Robinson… Continue reading

Money: A Suicide Note by Martin Amis

Yesterday afternoon I fell over in the bath and broke a pint of scotch. Later, I had a hooker in off the street. Nothing happened. She couldn’t have been nicer. Do you know… Continue reading

The Wilder Life by Wendy McClure

I like the Little House On The Prairie books. A lot. Somehow I put all nine books in my 2010 Top Five list. And now I’m reading a book *about* the Little House… Continue reading

Ragtime by E.L. Doctorow

Before I read Ragtime, I was always confusing Cory Doctorow and E.L. Doctorow. Definitely not anymore. Cory’s enthusiastic pop culture fizz is worlds and decades apart from E.L.’s historical fiction. Ragtime starts out… Continue reading

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

If you like masturbating and you like video games, you’ll love spending 400 pages reading the literary equivalent of jerking off to geek culture. 80s movies, EverQuest, Wil Wheaton, the concept of the… Continue reading

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