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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 Poison Throne (The Moorehawke Trilogy, #1) - Celine Kiernan I'm between 3 and 4 stars on this one.I would call this young adult fantasy (vs fantasy that has young adults in it). There is a lot of internalizing in this one - being afraid, trying to keep loved ones close. There's even some ghosts and talking cats. Also an insane king, politics, and cruelty. I really got into it, but even for a set-the-stage book, not a whole lot gets accomplished. There is quite a bit of angst (which ties it more in with YA fantasy for me), but I still enjoyed the characters.As a teen, I would have loved this.