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Bearing an Hourglass
Piers Anthony
Peter the Great: His Life and World
Robert K. Massie
A Curse Dark As Gold - Audio Library Edition
Elizabeth C. Bunce
The Ocean at the End of the Lane: A Novel
Neil Gaiman
Les Misérables
Victor Hugo, Isabel Florence Hapgood
In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin
Erik Larson
Healing Trauma
Peter A. Levine
Tess Gerritsen's Rizzoli & Isles 8 Book Bundle: The Surgeon, The Apprentice, The Sinner, Body Double, Vanish, The Mephisto Club, The Keepsake, Ice Cold
Tess Gerritsen
Faerie Tale: A Novel of Terror and Fantasy - Raymond E. Feist Having read Faerie Tale in my early teens I was interested in rereading it for a new perspective. It's still the most literal fairy based story I ever read. Lacking even Grimm's polish Fiest goes back to the old Celtic mythology with all it's fascinating ugliness. The story has a dozen characters with complex motivation that moves them to the awesome climax of the book. I can still see why this book made such a big impression on me. The thing I didn't pick up on as a teen is the clunky writing with long descriptive paragraphs about the characters and uneven pacing, with long stretches where nothing happens before everything happens at once.