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Jared
London
Book loon.
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I dunno what that makes Ticketmaster. That big spider that lives in the woods, maybe? Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Pornokitsch
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Fifty different perspectives on the city - from Hans Ulrich Obrist to Gossip Girl. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Pornokitsch
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Having your neighbours go zombie isn't quite the same thing as getting the owl from Hogwarts, but it is still a universal call to arms. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Pornokitsch
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"George Lucas had to convince Michael Eisner that it was too scary for Disney" Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2017 at Pornokitsch
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Book are your (limited edition, full price, independently sold) bag. Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2017 at Pornokitsch
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Once a market is cornered, the monopolies can boil the frog to their hearts' content. Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2017 at Pornokitsch
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It is genuinely horrific in the true sense of the word: juxtaposing the uncanny and the unnatural into everyday life to get the reader recoiling in fear and disgust. Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2017 at Pornokitsch
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Love finds everyone. Especially if you're attractive and of noble birth. Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2017 at Pornokitsch
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Amazon sells approximately 24x more than the entire British publishing industry. Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2017 at Pornokitsch
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Paula Guran's The Mammoth Book of the Mummy is a terrific collection of mummy stories, out now from Robinson (UK) and Prime (USA). Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2017 at Jurassic London
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This is a book about individuals aggressively defying the will of others, and refusing to be constrained by notions of blood (literally or symbolically), race, history, fate or destiny. Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2017 at Pornokitsch
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The characters - even those trapped by their hereditary 'destiny' - all have the power to make choices: but every choice has its repercussions. Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2017 at Pornokitsch
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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 Jul 26, 2017 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 Jul 25, 2017 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