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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
The Strange Case of Finley Jayne (Steampunk Chronicles, #0.5) - Kady Cross I've read a lot of "prequel novellas" - the short set just before the first book in a new series that introduces you to a character, maybe sets up a bit of what's to come.This one was better than most. i think I'd give it a 3.5.Finley is hired by a woman who is offering way more money than she should, and overlooking quite a few damaging employment history issues, but Finley takes the job anyways. There's a couple of fight scenes, a little bit of homage to Shelley's Frankenstein, and a tiny intro to Finely's world.If you are curious about this series, the short is a good taste of what you'll get.