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“My Brilliant Friend: Neapolitan Novels, Book One” by Elena Ferrante

I couldn’t figure out how this book came to be on my Kindle. Sometimes I forget I’m not the only person using my account! Thanks, J, for spotting this wonderful novel, which was originally published in Italian. 294 more words

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Balfour and I watched the stars that night. It felt hours spent in silence. Then Balfour spoke. “Do you think the Dark One’s followers call him the Chosen One?” 489 more words

Epic Fantasy

Ticks

As Azoc was dealing with the one legged boy Balfour Stormcrow was thumbing ticks off of his flesh in the shade of a maple tree. He deposited them onto a wide shiny leaf, and the second they hit that leaf his dirk came down hard and fast, cleaving it in two. 235 more words

Epic Fantasy

Sweet Berries

Azoc was lucky to be alive. He’d received a nasty shoulder-wound in an ambush from some of the Dark One’s Swarm.

The Swarm fight like they don’t know pain. 298 more words

Epic Fantasy

In 1926 Beau Sabreur foresaw Islamic State

Some novels deserve to be read despite all the author’s efforts to render them unreadable.  Beau Sabreur falls into that category.

Half of P. C. Wren’s… 209 more words

Romance

Hunter S. Thompson - The Rum Diary (1998)

Having previously read Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas as well as Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail, I came into this book familiar with Hunter S. 167 more words

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