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Chuck Wendig is an American author, comic book writer, screenwriter, and blogger. He is best known for his popular online blog Terribleminds, and for his 2015 Star Wars novel Aftermath, which debuted at #4 on The New York Times Best Seller list and #4 on USA Today's best seller list.
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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Douglas Adams - 1995-09-27 (first published in 1979)
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Seconds before the Earth is demolished to make way for a galactic freeway, Arthur Dent is plucked off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher for the revised edition of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy who, for the last fifteen years, has been posing as an out-of-work actor.Together this dynamic pair begin a journey through space ai...
Chuck Wendig
@MommaJenks I’ve read the books multiple times myself!      source
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The Ghost Orchard
Helen Humphreys - 2017-11-28
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For readers of H is for Hawk and The Frozen Thames, The Ghost Orchard is award-winning author Helen Humphreys’ fascinating journey into the secret history of an iconic food. Delving deep into the storied past of the apple in North America, Humphreys explores the intricate link between agriculture, settlement, and human relationships. With her signa...
Chuck Wendig
@bloodredrache read the book GHOST ORCHARDS      source
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Keep Moving
Notes on Loss, Creativity, and Change
Maggie Smith - 2020-10-06
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Marie Claire’s The 2020 Books You Should Pre-Order Now The Washington Post’s What to Read in 2020 Based on the Books You Loved in 2019 Parade’s 25 Self-Help Books To Get Your 2020 Off On The Right Foot “Keep Moving speaks to you like an encouraging friend reminding you that you can feel and survive deep loss, sink into life’s deep beauty, and const...
Chuck Wendig
This book is wonderful.      source
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The Book of M
A Novel
Peng Shepherd - 2019-06-25 (first published in 2018)
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Brad Thor's Summer 2018 Fiction Pick for THE TODAY SHOW!"Eerie, dark, and compelling, [The Book of M] will not disappoint lovers of The Passage (2010) and Station Eleven (2014)." --BooklistWHAT WOULD YOU GIVE UP TO REMEMBER?Set in a dangerous near future world, The Book of M tells the captivating story of a group of ordinary people caught in an ext...
Chuck Wendig
This book is PHENOMENAL.      source
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Survivor Song
A Novel
Paul Tremblay - 2020-07-07
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“Fresh and surprising. Survivor Song may be one of Tremblay’s best—beautifully detailed, viscerally frightening, and deep with emotional resonance. —Dan Chaon, New York Times bestselling author of Ill WillA riveting novel of suspense and terror from the Bram Stoker award-winning author of The Cabin at the End of the World and A Head Full of Ghosts....
Chuck Wendig
Speaking of books that made me wanna be a better writer, I finished @paulGtremblay's SURVIVOR SONG and it's like sprinting on a tightrope over a shark pit. It's very good. Tremblay is a monster and will hurt your soul. The end.      source
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Lauren Beukes - 2020-07-28
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Blade Runner meets The Handmaid's Tale in this thrilling story of how far a mother will go to protect her son in a hostile world transformed by the sudden absence of men.Cole and her twelve-year-old, Miles, are on the lam. Fleeing across the American West, they're desperate to find a safe haven. Until they do, they must maintain their disguise--as ...
Chuck Wendig
Ever read a book that *on the first page* makes you wish you could write HALF as good? Here’s one. (Also about a pandemic, or its aftermath.) cc: @laurenbeukes      source
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Steel Crow Saga
Paul Krueger - 2020-05-05 (first published in 2019)
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An epic fantasy in which four lives—a princess, a con artist, a soldier, and an heir to an empire—intertwine in a magical world inspired by mid-century Asia....
Chuck Wendig
Like, he just fuckin' did it. He just wrote an amazing book where he got out of the way of the story and let the thing steamroll over you (aka, me), and it's an alarmingly confident, unfuckwithable book whose characters are stunningly realized and I adore them all deeply.      source