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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 Dust of 100 Dogs - A.S. King I'm going to have to come back to this review after I've processed things a bit. I'd give it a little over 3 stars. The idea was really interesting, as was the character, but altogether I was a bit underwhelmed.The narrative goes back and forth from 1980s Saffron to 1600s Emer. Those parts flowed well, and they did keep my attention.This wasn't the fun YA modern-day pirate adventure I thought it would be. That in itself isn't necessarily a bad thing, but this one didn't really feel YA to me, it felt more adult (with sexual situations, rape and violence). And then parts of the book seemed disjointed. The interspersed passages on caring for dogs were interesting at first, but then didn't really seem to fit in well. Some really good ideas that kind of came together. I'll still try out more from the author.