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    1. Neuromancer (audiobook) - William Gibson
    (started 12/20/19, finished 1/07/19 )
    2. The Underground Railroad - Colson Whitehead
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    Full Throttle - Joe Hill (started 1/11/20, finished )
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    Dark Tower S/N LE's 171 or 203
    ANY Stephen King S/N LE #171 or 719

    A Storm of Swords #218 or 346
    Ancillary Justice #455
    American Gods (+ SC Reader copy) #624

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    01. Periphery - Michael Winter
    02. Different Seasons - Stephen King *
    03. Rosemary's Baby - Ira Levin

    (* reread)

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    1. Jimmy the Freak - Charles Colyott and Mark Steensland
    Only the gentle are ever really strong.

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    1. After Midnight by Richard Laymon
    2. Of Foster Homes and Flies by Chad Lutzke (currently reading)


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    1. Jimmy the Freak - Charles Colyott and Mark Steensland
    2. Woman in White - Kristen Dearborn
    3. The Castle of Otranto - Horace Walpole
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    1. Baoshu - The Redemption of Time

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    Quote Originally Posted by WeDealInLead View Post
    1. Baoshu - The Redemption of Time
    Any good?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hunchback Jack View Post
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    1. Baoshu - The Redemption of Time
    Any good?
    The Goodreads rating of 3.6 is right. The book ended up being more fantasy than SF. I really can't say more about what that means without ruining the story. There were a few parts where the "unexplainable science = magic" theory was reaaaaally stretching that idea.

    It was nice to return to that world but it's not mandatory reading at all.

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    1. The Stand (audio) SK/Grover Gardner 5/4
    2. Diary of a Madman - Guy de Maupassant (5)
    3. For Whom the Bell Tolls - Hemingway (5)
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    1. After Midnight by Richard Laymon
    2. Of Foster Homes and Flies by Chad Lutzke
    3. The Pale White by Chad Lutzke
    4. Bone White by Ronald Malfi


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    How was Bone White? I plan on starting that one soon.
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    It’s decent but it didn’t blow me away. It has a lot of atmosphere and tension building but there could have been more of a payoff.


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    1. Baoshu - The Redemption of Time
    2. Steve Rasnic Tem - Everything Is Fine Now
    3. Norman Prentiss - In the Best Stories...

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    Quote Originally Posted by CyberGhostface View Post
    It’s decent but it didn’t blow me away. It has a lot of atmosphere and tension building but there could have been more of a payoff.
    That's a bit of a bummer. Hopefully I'll enjoy it. I picked it up to read last winter but never got around to it.

    How are the Chad Lutzke books? He's been on my radar for awhile but haven't picked one up yet.
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    I really enjoyed 'Of Foster Homes and Flies', it's pretty macabre but also a touching coming of age of story. 'The Pale White' didn't do much for me.


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    Quote Originally Posted by CyberGhostface View Post
    I really enjoyed 'Of Foster Homes and Flies', it's pretty macabre but also a touching coming of age of story. 'The Pale White' didn't do much for me.
    Thanks! That's one that I've been looking at. I'll add it to my list.
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    3. I am Legend, by Richard Matheson
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    1. Baoshu - The Redemption of Time
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    1. Jimmy the Freak - Charles Colyott and Mark Steensland
    2. Woman in White - Kristen Dearborn
    3. The Castle of Otranto - Horace Walpole
    4. Little Women - Louisa May Alcott
    5. Voices in the Snow - Darcy Coates
    6. Salems Lot - Stephen King
    7. Hazards of Time Travel - Joyce Carol Oates
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    1. Baoshu - The Redemption of Time
    2. Steve Rasnic Tem - Everything Is Fine Now
    3. Norman Prentiss - In the Best Stories...
    4. T.E.D. Klein - The Ceremonies
    5. Brian Keene - Urban Gothic


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    1. After Midnight by Richard Laymon
    2. Of Foster Homes and Flies by Chad Lutzke
    3. The Pale White by Chad Lutzke
    4. Bone White by Ronald Malfi
    5. When Darkness Loves Us by Elizabeth Engstrom
    6. Ghoul by Brian Keene


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