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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

Eleanor & Park

Eleanor & Park - Rainbow Rowell 4.5 stars of 80s young love magnificence. I never thought hand-holding would the ultimate in swoon, but I grinned for days.But I wouldn't compare it to fluff and stuff like Anna and the French Kiss. There's pain and reality here beyond angst. What I *would* compare it to is My Mad Fat Diary. My fake interview with Rainbow Rowell might better express my feelings on this one. You can read it on That's Normal. http://thats-normal.com/2013/03/my-completely-fake-interview-with-rainbow-rowell-author-of-eleanor-park/