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Brainyviolet

221B Tardis St

Artist, reader, zombie/sci-fi/fantasy lover.

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Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore
Robin Sloan
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November
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April 2013
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reviewed: The Pioneer Woman: Black Heels to Tractor Wheels--A Love Story
This is just bad. It's listed as non-fiction despite the fact that the author seems to recall in great detail every emotion,...
The Pioneer Woman: Black Heels to Tractor Wheels - Ree Drummond
April 2013
04
reviewed: The Da Vinci Code
Horrible, trite writing. Unoriginal conclusion. Overly contrived character motivation. Just awful.
The Da Vinci Code - Dan Brown
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March 2013
24
reviewed: The Deviant Strain (Doctor Who)
It wasn't my favorite Doctor Who book, but it's still Doctor Who so ... Aside from that, the plot was just okay. The whole R...
Doctor Who: The Deviant Strain - Justin Richards
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February 2013
25
reviewed: The Sleepy Hollow Family Almanac
The reviews said this was supposed to be funny. I honestly can't say if it is or not because I disliked the book so much I n...
The Sleepy Hollow Family Almanac - Kris D'Agostino
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February 2013
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December 2012
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December 2012
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reviewed: Trapped
The overall idea of the book was good, but it was poorly written. Seems to be written for teen boys but some overly sexual r...
Trapped - Michael Northrop
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November 2012
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November 2012
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November 2012
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November 2012
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October 2012
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October 2012
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reviewed: The Stone Rose (Doctor Who (BBC Hardcover))
Loved it but probably only works for fans of the show.
Doctor Who: The Stone Rose - Jacqueline Rayner
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September 2012
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July 2012
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March 2012
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February 2012
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February 2012
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reviewed: Looking for Salvation at the Dairy Queen: A Novel
Glad I hung in there with this one, although at first I didn't think it was going anywhere. There was a problem with the dat...
Looking for Salvation at the Dairy Queen - Susan Gregg Gilmore
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February 2012
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February 2012
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reviewed: Tuesdays at the Castle
Wonderful children's book filled with all the things that truly great children's books SHOULD have. Adventure, magic, and br...
Tuesdays at the Castle - Jessica Day George
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February 2012
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January 2012
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reviewed: A Discovery of Witches: A Novel (All Souls Trilogy)
This book was dumb. The plot went nowhere and the book was filled with annoying "oh so perfect and amazing" Mary Sue type ch...
A Discovery of Witches - Deborah Harkness
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January 2012
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January 2012
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January 2012
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reviewed: Heat: An Amateur's Adventures as Kitchen Slave, Line Cook, Pasta-Maker, and Apprentice to a Dante-Quoting Butcher in Tuscany
I wanted to like this book but eventually I had to stop wasting time on it and move on. The threads of the narrative were no...
Heat: An Amateur's Adventures as Kitchen Slave, Line Cook, Pasta-Maker, and Apprentice to a Dante-Quoting Butcher in Tuscany - Bill Buford
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