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Jack of Kinrowan: Jack the Giant-Killer and Drink Down the Moon
Charles de Lint
Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandaries
Neil deGrasse Tyson
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
L. Frank Baum
The Name of the Wind (Kingkiller Chronicle, #1)
Patrick Rothfuss
The Sweet Scent of Blood
Suzanne McLeod
Shadow's Edge
Brent Weeks
Darkwood
M.E. Breen, Molly Breen
The Poison Eaters and Other Stories
Holly Black
This Side of the Grave
Jeaniene Frost
Zoo City
Lauren Beukes

Bloodshot (Cheshire Red Reports Series #1)

Bloodshot - Cherie Priest This was a really fun read. Raylene is a vampire turned in the 1920s (her father was a PI who might have been the inspiration for Sam Spade). She's a thief, loves a good mystery, claims to be a loner (but "kind of" keeps an eye on 2 homeless kids who squat in her loot storage), and has more than a few neurotic tendencies. After all, you might be paranoid, but that doesn't mean somebody isn't after you.Her most recent client brings her under the radar of government spooks and opens up a conspiracy involving tests on vampires and other supernaturals. Along the way, she kicks some ass and picks up a special ops trained drag queen (with his own reasons to get involved). It was easy to get into and kept my attention, and I really liked all of the characters. All in all a very fun ride. Still lots of unresolved issues, but a very good start to the series.