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mayhap

I read compulsively, eclectically and fannishly.

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Quand un roi perd la France (Les rois maudits, #7)
Maurice Druon
Antigones
George Steiner
The Captive & The Fugitive
Marcel Proust, C.K. Scott Moncrieff, Terence Kilmartin, D.J. Enright
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George Steiner
Marcel Proust, C.K. Scott Moncrieff, Terence Kilmartin, D.J. Enright
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-This was always one of my favorite Trixie books growing up. I am not surprised to learn that ghostwriter Nicolete Meredith S...
The Happy Valley Mystery - Kathryn Kenny, Paul Frame, Michael Koelsch
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October 2013
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According to this article examining the Trixie Belden Authorship Question, the unknown ghostwriter who penned this particular...
The Black Jacket Mystery - Kathryn Kenny, Mary Stevens
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Oh man, it's the first ghost-written book and things start getting crazy!- Even as a little kid, it was never clear to me wha...
The Mysterious Code - Kathryn Kenny, Paul Frame
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The art in this book is, of course, gorgeous. The text mostly covers the tech involved in rendering Riven, which it was relea...
From Myst to Riven: The Creations and Inspirations - Richard Kadrey, Robyn Miller, Rand Miller
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September 2013
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At the present rate, there will not be enough plot for so much as a single book spread across this trilogy.
Untold - Sarah Rees Brennan
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Published thirty years ago but still fresh and (sadly) relevant. The brilliant cover doubles as a handy crib sheet, but I wis...
How to Suppress Women's Writing - Joanna Russ
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September 2013
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Now this is how you write YA vampires.
The Coldest Girl in Coldtown - Holly Black
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I actually enjoyed this sequel to [b:Deadpool Kills the Marvel Universe|15789310|Deadpool Kills the Marvel Universe|Cullen Bu...
Deadpool Killustrated - Matteo Lolli, Cullen Bunn
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Methadone to the television show's heroin—milder and legally available in the U.S.
The Second Book of General Ignorance: Everything You Think You Know Is (Still) Wrong - John Lloyd, John Mitchinson
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First of all, this book is really poorly titled; a more accurate version would be Friends with Your Siblings, or, even more a...
Friends with Boys - Faith Erin Hicks
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Even though this is pretty much just a polished collection of a number of things Dan's said or written elsewhere in the past ...
American Savage: Insights, Slights, and Fights on Faith, Sex, Love, and Politics - Dan Savage
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August 2013
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I would have liked this book to be more useful, or funnier, or preferably, both.
It Was the Best of Sentences, It Was the Worst of Sentences: A Writer's Guide to Crafting Killer Sentences - June Casagrande
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August 2013
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The stories in this collection are wonderful, even if this edition is unnecessarily typeset with wide margins and overgenerou...
The Djinn in the Nightingale's Eye - A.S. Byatt
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August 2013
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Really good short interviews with some very beloved authors of children's fantasy. All of them are pitched at a level where f...
The Wand in the Word: Conversations with Writers of Fantasy - Leonard S. Marcus
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My low interest in this book has actually picked up a bit with the Secret Origin arc. It's a silly, unnecessary retcon, sure,...
Iron Man, Vol. 2: The Secret Origin of Tony Stark - Kieron Gillen
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