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33. "The Road," Cormac McCarthy

A father must protect his son as they try to scrape together a life in this sparse post-apocalyptic tale.

I think it is pretty well established that I get a little too involved with dystopic novels and might sometimes get confused about whether or not they are really happening. 55 more words

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30. "The Know-it-all," AJ Jacobs

Subtitle is: One Man’s Humble Quest to Become the Smartest Person in the World
Page count: 371
Page total: 9,876

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25. "The Magicians," Lev Grossman

Think “Chronicals of Narnia” with cynicism and self-hatred instead of Christianity.

Page count: 402
Page total: 7,618

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24. "Bossypants," Tina Fey

I read this book in a few hours, which is something I have not been able to do for a while. Somewhere in the middle, I fell asleep and had a dream wherein Tina Fey was instructing me on how to get a dozen doughnuts and keep them all to myself. 46 more words

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15. "I am Not A Serial Killer," Dan Wells

Fifteen-year-old John Wayne Cleaver is not a serial killer– but he feels the monster deep inside that tells him he will be one if he lets his vigilance down. 127 more words

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