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Brandy Jensen is an editor at The Outline and the writer of the advice column Ask A Fuck-Up. Her writing has appeared in Broadly, The Cut, The Baffler, and elsewhere.
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The Shadow of the Wind
by Carlos Ruiz Zafón (Jan 31, 2005)
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Barcelona, 1945: A city slowly heals from its war wounds, and Daniel, an antiquarian book dealer's son who mourns the loss of his mother, finds solace in a mysterious book entitled The Shadow of the Wind, by one Julian Carax. But when he sets out to find the author's other works, he makes a shocking discovery: someone has been systematically destro...
Brandy Jensen
Jun 22, 2020
“mystery novel” doesn’t begin to capture it. a wonderful book. RIP     source
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Whispers Under Ground
by Ben Aaronovitch (Jul 31, 2012)
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In Tufnell Park, North London, a pair of railway tracks diver under a school, taking train to and from Kings Cross. Wet, filthy, dangerous. Lovely place. And one Sunday before Christmas a sweet (sort of) kid called Abigail took me and my long suffering colleague Lesley May down there to look for a ghost.We found one.And that was that, I thought, be...
Brandy Jensen
Jul 18, 2020
decided to see if this guy was right and i’ve now read the first three books in the series they’re quite fun     source
The Library at Mount Char
A Novel
by Scott Hawkins (Mar 15, 2016)
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A missing God.A library with the secrets to the universe. A woman too busy to notice her heart slipping away.Carolyn's not so different from the other people around her. She likes guacamole and cigarettes and steak. She knows how to use a phone. Clothes are a bit tricky, but everyone says nice things about her outfit with the Christmas sweater over...
Brandy Jensen
Jan 09, 2020
it’s a great book     source
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Moon Over Soho
by Ben Aaronovitch (Mar 01, 2011)
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The song. That’s what London constable and sorcerer’s apprentice Peter Grant first notices when he examines the corpse of Cyrus Wilkins, part-time jazz drummer and full-time accountant, who dropped dead of a heart attack while playing a gig at Soho’s 606 Club. The notes of the old jazz standard are rising from the body—a sure sign that something ab...
Brandy Jensen
Jul 18, 2020
decided to see if this guy was right and i’ve now read the first three books in the series they’re quite fun     source
Midnight Riot
by Ben Aaronovitch (Feb 01, 2011)
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Probationary Constable Peter Grant dreams of being a detective in London’s Metropolitan Police. Too bad his superior plans to assign him to the Case Progression Unit, where the biggest threat he’ll face is a paper cut. But Peter’s prospects change in the aftermath of a puzzling murder, when he gains exclusive information from an eyewitness who happ...
Brandy Jensen
Jul 18, 2020
decided to see if this guy was right and i’ve now read the first three books in the series they’re quite fun     source