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Turn of the Screw. Jamie Fraser. David Foster Wallace. Shakespeare. Well-constructed sentences. Leonard Cohen. Captain Wentworth. Neruda. Hemingway. Chapter 21 of Jane Eyre. Clive Staples. Tolkien. Melina Marchetta. Big, fat Russian novels. New words. And honey in my tea.

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The Brides of Rollrock Island
Margo Lanagan
The Dream Thieves
Maggie Stiefvater
The New World (Chaos Walking, #0.5)
Patrick Ness

Tiger Lily

Tiger Lily - Loved this look at the silent, stoic native girl who loved Peter Pan. The narration by Tink may have been my favorite part; it gave what's essentially a 3rd person omniscient pov the empathy of a first. She was careful with the characters because she loved them. The relationships were lovely, drawn in bits and pieces but fully heart-breaking and fulfilling in turn. I might need to run back through it and quote favorite passages.