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The Best Bizarro Fiction of the Decade
Bentley Little, Cory Goodfellow, Andrea Kneeland, Ben Loory, Alissa Nutting, Amelia Gray, Cameron Pierce, Joe R. Lansdale, Aimee Bender
The Infinite Wait and Other Stories
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Voodoo Heart
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Flowers of Evil, Volume 3

Flowers of Evil, Volume 3 - Shuzo Oshimi Still dark and unique...and kinda messed up... and I still like it!

SuperMutant Magic Academy

SuperMutant Magic Academy - Jillian Tamaki It had some real gems...and was fun to read, but overall it's just teen angst and highschool drama. I liked J. Tamaki's "This One Summer" more.

Authority: A Novel

Authority: A Novel - Jeff VanderMeer I liked it as much as "Annihilation"!
Starting the third (Acceptance) today.

The Girl on the Train: A Novel

The Girl on the Train: A Novel - Paula Hawkins 3.5 stars

Love and Rockets, Vol. 1: Music for Mechanics

Love and Rockets, Vol. 1: Music for Mechanics - Gilbert Hernández, Jaime Hernández, Mario Hernández I read these in the late 1990's. I wasn't impressed then and I'm not impressed now. I don't understand the high marks for these books. I won't be reading any more from Gilbert Hernandez. Overated.

Out of Skin

Out of Skin - Emily Carroll I have completely enjoyed everything I have read and seen by Emily Carroll.

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The Plague

The Plague - Stuart Gilbert, Albert Camus I refuse to force myself to finish a book I find truly unenjoyable ...in Every sense of the word.

Off Course: A Novel

Off Course: A Novel - Michelle Huneven Very disappointing. Gave up 50 pages in.

The Marriage of Sticks

The Marriage of Sticks - Jonathan Carroll Meh. Kinda simplistic writing. Unimpressed. This is the second... or maybe third, J. Carroll book I've read or tried to read... I don't think I need try anymore.

Station Eleven

Station Eleven - Emily St. John Mandel I had trouble rating this book because I liked most all of it ... except the ending.

Sisters by a River

Sisters by a River - Barbara Comyns 3.5 Stars
Odd and entertaining. I can't decide if I like this book or not.

The Sixteenth of June: A Novel

The Sixteenth of June: A Novel - Maya Lang 3.5 Stars

Bunny Drop 7

Bunny Drop 7 - Yumi Unita, 宇仁田ゆみ 3.5 Stars.
The art has been consistently great. Simple, beautiful lines. Many, many facial expressions. All perfect.

Beautiful Darkness

Beautiful Darkness - 'Fabien Vehlmann',  'Kerascoët' 4.5 Stars
Unsettling… but in a good way. Gorgeous. Unique. Natural. True. I enjoyed every page!
I'll be hanging on to my copy so I can read again.

Through the Woods

Through the Woods - Emily Carroll 4.5 Stars

An Unnecessary Woman

An Unnecessary Woman - Rabih Alameddine Meh... 2.5 Stars.