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Jared
London
Book loon.
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Thematically, DEAD LETTER is a book that prides itself on intellect versus brawn, and that plays out on the pages as well . Continue reading
Posted 4 hours ago at Pornokitsch
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Like witchery itself, this is a book about putting elements together in unexpected ways and - more often than not - getting a beneficial result out of it. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Pornokitsch
Posted Jul 13, 2017 at Pornokitsch
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Automated fan art is the best. Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2017 at Pornokitsch
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SPFBO has begun! Jared's tackled the first 30 books - and reviews 26 of them! Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2017 at Pornokitsch
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Pirates and snipers and cowboys. From Otared to Graustark, and everything in-between. Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2017 at Pornokitsch
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"They seem to find in the creation of literature very little besides a way of evading regular office hours." Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2017 at Pornokitsch
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Fandom, so critical of the professional field yet unwilling or unable to take criticism. Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2017 at Pornokitsch
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The very best books, quantitatively determined. Inarguable, objective and free to download. Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2017 at Pornokitsch
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Fire Boy, The Never King, The Brazen Gambit and A Stranger at the Wedding - four fantasies with a lot of heart (and jinn). Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2017 at Pornokitsch
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From empty cities to sorcery clubs, by way of the end of the world and Prada. Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2017 at Pornokitsch
Thanks! I have to say, it isn't exactly grueling labour!
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"My selection is made according to the whim of one individual." Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2017 at Pornokitsch
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Two (sort of) tales of Pandemonium (kind of) coming back (or first) to print! Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2017 at Jurassic London
Posted May 22, 2017 at Jurassic London
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Women have more lines in Rocky than The Lord of the Rings (and other fun facts). Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2017 at Pornokitsch
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I don't pretend that reading 30 books will give me the 'ultimate answer' to what Fantasy is in 2017. But, by the end of SPFBO, I will feel better informed than I did when I started. Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2017 at Pornokitsch
"There is so much around to read I find "horrible person" a useful filter to cut my list down ;)" I totally agree! With no shortage of books, I'm basically looking for reasons to not read things. 'Horrible person' is one way of making that easier...
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Are readers more likely to separate art and artist than everyone else? And what about genre readers? We have answers! Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2017 at Pornokitsch
Obviously this list is final and permanent and regret-free, but I think perhaps lumping Superman I and II in with III and (egad) IV, impacted its final ranking. Also Legos Batman. There's more than one Lego in it.
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Fun fact: the half-life of a Christopher Nolan film is actually less than its run time Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2017 at Pornokitsch
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The art of publishing: the capacity to give form to a plurality of books as though they were the chapters of a single book. Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2017 at Pornokitsch
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"When you find yourself in this dumpster too, please accept my apologies." Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2017 at Jurassic London
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"Frodo in the book has hairy feet. Al has hairy feet." Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2017 at Pornokitsch