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[Review] I am not a Serial Killer by Dan Wells
Rating : 3-stars Genre : Horror, Paranormal Fantasy, Detective/Thriller, YA Synopsis : John Wayne Cleaver is dangerous, and he knows it.  He’s spent his life doing his best not to live up to his potential.  He’s obsessed with serial killers, but really does...
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[Review] Submarine by Joe Dunthorne
Rating : 3.5 Stars Genre : Contemporary fiction, YA Summary : At once a self-styled social scientist, a spy in the baffling adult
world, and a budding, hormone-driven emotional explorer, Oliver Tate is
stealthily nosing his way forward through the murky a...
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[Review] Unclean Jobs for Women and Girls by Alissa Nutting
Rating : 5 Stars Genre : Short Stories, Speculative Fiction, Bizarro Fiction Summary : In this darkly hilarious debut collection, misfit women and girls in every strata of society are investigated through various ill-fated jobs. One is the main course of di...
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[Review] Revenge by Yoko Ogawa
Rating : 4 stars Genre : Short stories, Japanese Lit, Horror, Contemporary Synopsis : Sinister forces draw together a cast of desperate characters in this eerie and absorbing novel from Yoko Ogawa. An aspiring writer moves into a new apartment and discovers...
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[Review] To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Rating : 4 stars Genre : YA, classics, Southern Lit Synopsis : The story takes place during three years (1933–35) of the Great Depression in the fictional "tired old town" of Maycomb, Alabama, the seat of Maycomb County. It focuses on six-year-old Scout Fin...
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[Review] Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
Rating : 4 Stars Genre : Paranormal Fantasy, YA. Synopsis : A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. A strange collection of very curious photographs. It all waits to be discovered in Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, an unforgettable novel t...
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[Review] Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
Rating: 5 Stars Genre: Short-Stories, South-Asian fiction Synopsis: Short stories about India, or being Indian living in the U.S. I'm just going to come out and say it, I love Jhumpa Lahiri. She's such an amazing writer and has such a talent for description...
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[Review] Duke of Midnight by Elizabeth Hoyt
Rating : DNF Synopsis : Do I even need one? I'm just going to steal it from goodreads because they know how to make things sound exciting. WHEN A MASKED MAN . . . Twenty years ago Maximus Batten witnessed the brutal murders of his parents. Now the autocrati...
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[Review] Venus in Furs by Leopold von Sacher-Masoch
Rating : 3.5 Stars Genre : Erotica, Romance, Classic Synopsis : Foolish man gets the whip from sexy goddess clad in fur. He is cuckolded and tormented, but he can only beg for more. Notorious book. I mean check out that last name, this was the guy who broug...
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[Rant] Work
I'm really sorry about not updating more often. Currently work is kicking my behind. For those who don't know, I intern at a small independent publishing company, which probably sounds more amazing than it actually is. Let me tell you, doing blog tours is a...
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