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November 2018
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On one hand, the nature writing in this book is wonderful. The story is basically what happens in a town after a young girl ...
Reservoir 13: A Novel - Jon McGregor
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Kate has come a long way from her origins as a loner taking care of paranormal problems in post-Shift Atlanta. She's made fri...
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This was a cute little adventure and some backstory into Ajax Penumbra. In this we learn of Penumbra's origins, how he came ...
November 2018
13
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Well this is all rather delightfully bonkers. Who could fail to be charmed by a big country pile filled with assorted pets (i...
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There are a whole host of mythologies and faerie tales at play here. My first thought was that this was a dark retelling of ...
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Like Bowie, Stan Lee was never meant to die in my mind. RIP, you beautiful soul. In a couple days when the delusion tha...
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My little hellion on paws is getting bigger now. Here are some pics of her from a tiny kitten to where she is now.
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November 2018
11
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This is a quite interesting book. In general, the book is in chronological order though it does start with a modern case. The...
Uncertain Justice: Canadian Women and Capital Punishment, 1754-1953 - F. Murray Greenwood, Beverley Boissery
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Pretty much everything you want to know about gibbet usage in Great Britain. (The gibbet is the iron cage in which the body i...
The Golden and Ghoulish Age of the Gibbet in Britain (Palgrave Historical Studies in the Criminal Corpse and its Afterlife) - Sarah Tarlow
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Goldstone's book looks at the power struggle in France during the lives of Queen Catherine de Medici and her daughter Queen M...
The Rival Queens: Catherine de' Medici, Her Daughter Marguerite de Valois, and the Betrayal that Ignited a Kingdom - Nancy Goldstone
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