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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
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 Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood I will have to think about this and come back to it.A couple of notes:-the narrative from a broken, brainwashed woman was very believable, even if you couldn't always believe the events like she describes them.-irony of Serena Joy campaigning for women to return to the home, then finds herself stuck in her own hell that she helped create-the way the Gilead "revolution" comes about was eerily believable-How it was more people ignoring what was going on that ignorance that really doomed them-the loss of words, writing, reading, books of any kind as a means of control-it's not tied up in a neat bow-haunting and sure to make readers uncomfortable, as it should