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Joseph Hillström King, better known by the pen name Joe Hill, is an American author and comic book writer. His work includes the novels Heart-Shaped Box, Horns, NOS4A2, and The Fireman; the short story collections 20th Century Ghosts and Strange Weather; and the comic book series Locke & Key.
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The Cabin at the End of the World
A Novel
Paul Tremblay - 2019-07-02
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The Bram Stoker Award-winning author of A Head Full of Ghosts adds an inventive twist to the home invasion horror story in a heart-palpitating novel of psychological suspense that recalls Stephen King’s Misery, Ruth Ware’s In a Dark, Dark Wood, and Jack Ketchum’s cult hit The Girl Next Door.Seven-year-old Wen and her parents, Eric and Andrew, are v...
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I've read 32 books -- most recently The Cabin at the End of the World, @paulGtremblay's wrenching masterpiece of horror (and an M. Night Shyamalan film next year). Looks like I might finish 2022 with 40.      source
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Anansi Boys
Neil Gaiman - 2008-01-22 (first published in 2005)
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God is dead. Meet the kids.Fat Charlie Nancy's normal life ended the moment his father dropped dead on a Florida karaoke stage. Charlie didn't know his dad was a god. And he never knew he had a brother. Now brother Spider's on his doorstep -- about to make Fat Charlie's life more interesting... and a lot more dangerous....
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@LennyHenry One book I'm crazy passionate about is the @LennyHenry reading of Anansi Boys. An all-time fav.      source
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What Just Happened
Notes on a Long Year
Charles Finch - 2021-11-09
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A dazzling collection of essays in diary form on the personal, political, and cultural fronts of the Covid-19 pandemic, from the award-winning book critic and best-selling author of the Charles Lenox mystery series.In March 2020, at the request of the Los Angeles Times, Charles Finch became a reluctant diarist: as California sheltered in place, he ...
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Really good book.      source
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A Novel
Sarah Pinborough - 2022-04-12
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In this twisty, mind-bending thriller from the bestselling author of Behind Her Eyes, Emma Averell worries that her crippling insomnia is a sign that she’s slowly going insane—like the mother she’s worked so hard to leave in her past.Emma Averell loves her life—her high-powered legal career, her two beautiful children, and her wonderful stay-at-hom...
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Put this book on your radar: @SarahPinborough's INSOMNIA is the twistiest & most gripping thriller since Paula Hawkins' GIRL ON THE TRAIN, an absolute must-read for suspense fans. The pages fly & the revelations deliver shock after shock. Don't sleep on this one. Out in Spring.      source
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Light Perpetual
A Novel
Francis Spufford - 2021-05-18
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Lunchtime, a Saturday, 1944: the Woolworths on Bexford High Street in southeast London has a new delivery of aluminum saucepans. A crowd gathers to see the first new metal in ages - after all, everything's been melted down for the war effort. An instant later, the crowd is gone; incinerated. In it were five little children. Atomised.Who were they? ...
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Might be the best book you’ll read this year. It was for me.      source
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The Thursday Murder Club
A Novel (A Thursday Murder Club Mystery Book 1)
Richard Osman - 2020-09-22
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Four septuagenarians with a few tricks up their sleevesA female cop with her first big caseA brutal murderWelcome to…The Thursday Murder ClubIn a peaceful retirement village, four unlikely friends meet weekly in the Jigsaw Room to discuss unsolved crimes; together they call themselves The Thursday Murder Club. Elizabeth, Joyce, Ibrahim and Ron migh...
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A genuinely lovely book by a genuinely lovely man. This is so cool. (The sequel is out later this year I think? It's even better than the first.)      source
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A Promised Land
Barack Obama - 2020-11-17
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A riveting, deeply personal account of history in the making—from the president who inspired us to believe in the power of democracy.In the stirring, highly anticipated first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama tells the story of his improbable odyssey from young man searching for his identity to leader of the free world, describing in...
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A Promised Land is a monumental read, 4 seasons of The West Wing, but on paper & for real. It’s even better heard than read — @BarackObama could have a fine career as an audiobook narrator. On a sheer technical level, his instincts about how to structure this story were faultless      source
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The Pillars of the Earth
Ken Follett - 2016-05-03 (first published in 1989)
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If you liked the Century Trilogy, you’ll love the “extraordinary...monumental masterpiece” (Booklist) that changed the course of Ken Follett’s already phenomenal career.“Follett risks all and comes out a clear winner,” extolled Publishers Weekly on the release of The Pillars of the Earth. A departure for the bestselling thriller writer, the histori...
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I've read every book in the series. Blew through them as fast as I could turn the pages.      source
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Maggie O'Farrell - 2021-05-18 (first published in 2020)
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Drawing on Maggie O'Farrell's long-term fascination with the little-known story behind Shakespeare's most enigmatic play, HAMNET is a luminous portrait of a marriage, at its heart the loss of a beloved child. Warwickshire in the 1580s. Agnes is a woman as feared as she is sought after for her unusual gifts. She settles with her husband in Henley st...
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This week’s had-to-have-em book haul.      source
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The Only Good Indians
A Novel
Stephen Graham Jones - 2021-01-26 (first published in 2020)
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The creeping horror of Paul Tremblay meets Tommy Orange’s There There in a dark novel of revenge, cultural identity, and the cost of breaking from tradition in this latest novel from the Jordan Peele of horror literature, Stephen Graham Jones. Seamlessly blending classic horror and a dramatic narrative with sharp social commentary, The Only Good In...
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This week’s had-to-have-em book haul.      source
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Josh Malerman - 2020-07-21
Blacktop Wasteland by S. A. Cosby
American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins