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Fairygore Public Library
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Hello, and welcome to my library, a quiet place for me to record the books that I've read and enjoyed. Click the titles to see my ratings and reviews! I hope you'll find something good to read. Make sure to keep your voice lowered if you don't want the librarians to shush you.

The full list of books I've read, as well as longer reviews, are available on my Storygraph. I also have a page for the bookbug book club here!

:: Currently Reading

Kissinger: The Idealist
by Niall Ferguson

The Genesis of Misery
by Neon Yang

Wilderness Tips
by Margaret Atwood

Giovanni's Room
by James Baldwin

A Game of Thrones
by George R.R. Martin

House of Leaves
by Mark Z. Danielewski

The Two Towers
by J.R.R. Tolkien

The Priory of the Orange Tree
by Samantha Shannon
:: Read

by Dizz Tate
Atmospheric and vibey.

The Dolls
by Ursula Scavenius
Bizarre short story collection.

Black Pastoral
by Ariana Benson
Challenging Black poetry.

by Holly Black
Slightly lacking modern fairytale.

by Dallas Hunt
Electric anticolonist poetry.

Some Desperate Glory
by Emily Tesh
Such a wild ride.

The Art of The Hobbit
by Wayne G. Hammond

by Ottessa Moshfegh
A wonderfully disgusting tale.

Cursed Pirate Girl 1
by Jeremy A. Bastian
Alice in Wonderland meets pirates.

Nothing But Blackened Teeth
by Cassandra Khaw
A completely boring slog.

by Ottessa Moshfegh
Dizzy and sick!

The Tent
by Margaret Atwood
Wonderful as always!

by Alissa Nutting
Initially interesting but ultimately unoriginal.

Untethered Sky
by Fonda Lee
Small yet vast fantasy novella; charming!

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
by Caitlin Doughty
Interesting but ultimately unremarkabe.

In the Dream House
by Carmen Maria Machado
An absolutely amazing book.

Paperbacks From Hell
by Grady Hendrix
Informative and entertaining.

Convenience Store Woman
by Sayaka Murata
Quirky and profound, but not my style.

Procedures For Undergound
by Margaret Atwood
Some poems were excellent, others not so much.

Dear Laura
by Gemma Amor
Underwhelming and trite.

Our Wives Under The Sea
by Julia Armfield
An eerie examination of grief and loss.

Shuna's Journey
by Hayao Miyazaki
Gorgeous art and classic story.

The Underground Railroad
by Colson Whitehead
Interesting in premise, but ultimately boring.

Acid in Georgia
by Jasmine Ledesma
Sharp and electric, like getting dizzy in a tilt-a-whirl.

Kissinger's Shadow
by Greg Grandin
An extremely informative and critical review of Kissinger's expansive career.

The Pervert
by Remy Boydell
Really thoughtful and touching, with wonderfully atmospheric art.

The Color Purple
by Alice Walker
A classic I'd been meaning to read for a while and am so happy I did.

by Stephan King
This was the first time I've ever read a King book and I really enjoyed it.

Oryx and Crake
by Margaret Atwood
An unsettling take on the dystopian genre by a master of the craft.

The Penelopiad
by Margaret Atwood
Maybe the best Greek myth retelling I've ever read. I wasn't expecting to like it!
:: Favourites

Sharp Objects
by Gillian Flynn
Sharp and dreadful Souther-gothic murder mystery.

by Shirley Jackson
A staple in the Gothic canon.

The Raven King
by Maggie Stiefvater
The final book in The Raven Cycle.

by Susanna Clarke
Vertigo-inducing, self-contained fantasy.

The Hobbit
by J.R.R. Tolkien
Because truly nothing can beat Tolkien.

Fairyland #1
by Catherynne M. Valente
Enchanting fairy tale in the truest sense of the word.

In the Dream House
by Carmen Maria Machado
Beautifully written.

Blue Lily, Lily Blue
by Maggie Stiefvater
The penultimate novel in The Raven Cycle.

by Stephen King
A horror heroine that's earned her place as icon.

Acid in Georgia
by Jasmine Ledesma
An electric and dizzying collection of stories.