Category Archives: Adult & General Fiction

Locke & Key, by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez: 5/5

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After their family is attacked and their father is brutally murdered, the Locke siblings, Tyler, Kinsey, and Bode, move with their mother to Keyhouse, their ancestral New England home …

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The Woman Who Died A Lot, by Jasper Fforde: 3.5/5

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Thursday is stuck in the real world, recuperating from some very painful injuries. But if anyone expected Thursday Next to take a vacation …

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What in God’s Name, by Simon Rich: 4/5

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Heaven, Inc. is a grossly mismanaged corporation, with a CEO (‘God’) who’d rather help sports teams than end world hunger. When God decides …

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Ready Player One, by Ernest Cline: 4/5

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Good for: You, if you like fun! This was released as adult fiction, but has that quality of being good for young adults by being about young adults. But …

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The Long Earth, by Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter: 3/5

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Good for: It’s a passably good science fiction novel, with some humorous elements and a couple good dramatic stories. Fans of such things …

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Shine Shine Shine, by Lydia Netzer: 4/5

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Good for: It won’t be everyone’s cup of tea, but the more I mull it over, the more I think this could be one of my favorite books of the year …

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Cloud Atlas, by David Mitchell: 5/5

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Good for: People who like books that are awesome. Adventure, science fiction, historical fiction, and suspense thriller—this book has a story …

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The Sisters Brothers, by Patrick deWitt: 4/5

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What do you do when you have an “illustrated book reviews” blog and a book’s paperback cover is already way more awesome than anything …

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Death Comes to Pemberley, by P.D. James: 2.5/5

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Good for: fans of Pride and Prejudice (though if you’re anything like me, it’ll just make you antsy for it to be over so you can go read Pride

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Deathless, by Catherynne M. Valente: 4/5

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Marya Morevna sees the underside of the world—the magic behind the facade of normal life. But the world is changing rapidly—each bird that falls …

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