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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
The Night Circus - Erin Morgenstern Gorgeous novel. Tone, structure, language, story, characters. All gorgeous. Loved it.This is going in my top 5 books this year. It's an immediate re-read, except I'm loaning it out to just about everyone that will read it. Lush and decadent language, relatable characters in an impossible situation, redemption, originality of tone and situation. Everything that good fiction should be.