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75 in ’13: How To Talk To Girls At Parties

  For the forty-second book, I read How To Talk To Girls At Parties, a short story by Neil Gaiman, and if you want to give me grief for choosing something short and light after the previous book, you can … Continue reading

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75 in ’13: The Lady Astronaut of Mars

  For the thirty-eighth book of the challenge, I read The Lady Astronaut of Mars, by Mary Robinette Kowal. This is a short story, but it is sweet, heart-wrenching, and sparks one’s imagination. It could easily be the beginning of … Continue reading

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75 in ’13: The Woggle-Bug Book and Poirot and the Regatta Mystery

For the seventeenth book in this challenge, I am counting two short stories as one book. The first is The Woggle-Bug Book by L. Frank Baum as a supplement to his Oz series. This one was bizarre and ridiculous, and … Continue reading

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52 in 1: The Thirteen Problems

For week 50, I read The Thirteen Problems, by Agatha Christie. This book is a collection of short stories, centered around Miss Marple and several of her acquaintances, some of them professional (or retired professional) detectives, who have gotten together … Continue reading

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52 in 1: The Works of Edgar Allen Poe, vol. 1

For week 46, I read The Works of Edgar Allen Poe, volume 1, by (you guessed it) Edgar Allen Poe. This is a collection of short stories, some clearly in the realm of Science Fiction (The Unparalleled Adventures of One … Continue reading

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52 in 1: Side Jobs

For week 17, I read Side Jobs by Jim Butcher. This is a collection of the many Dresden Files-related short stories and novellas Butcher has written for various anthologies. Not every story is written from Harry’s point of view; we … Continue reading

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