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House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski

House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski

House of Leaves is a wild ride of a novel that not all readers will immediately find enjoyable. Mark Z. Danielewski mixes a lot of different narrators, goes off on many meandering paths, and sprinkles in a healthy dose of footnotes to keep the reader

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Mark Haddon’s The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time has one of the most authentic narrators of any novel. Christopher Boone is an autistic 15-year old trying to navigate the world around him. He tells his story in the form of a book

Season of Storms, The Witcher by Andrzej Sapkowski

Season of Storms (The Witcher)

Season of Storms by Andrzej Sapkowski was published after the main series. It is listed as #0.6, putting it in between The Last Wish and Sword of Destiny. I read it third and found it to be an entertaining, fast read. Some say to read

Sword of Destiny Part of the Witcher Series by Andrzej Sapkowski

Sword of Destiny – The Witcher #0.7

Continuing my journey through The Witcher fantasy series, I picked up Sword of Destiny. This is a prequel to the main series published by Andrzej Sapkowski. It is really a collection of short stories but provides a lot of interesting backstory to the main character

The Last Wish Introducing The Witcher

The Last Wish, Introducing The Witcher

The Last Wish is our introduction to Geralt, the Witcher. His job is straightforward. You hire him to kill monstrous beings for money. But his services don’t come cheap. The book is a series of short tales, interconnected with various flashbacks. We jump around in

Icepick Surgeon by Sam Kean

The Icepick Surgeon by Sam Kean

The Icepick Surgeon: Murder, Fraud, Sabotage, Piracy, and Other Dastardly Deeds Perpetrated in the Name of Science by Sam Kean covers twelve detailed stories of science gone criminal. The stories are roughly chronological and build on one another. None of these scientists can be painted

The Power of the Dog by Don Winslow

Power of the Dog by Don Winslow

The Power of the Dog by Don Winslow is a historical fiction novel centered around USA’s “war on drugs”. The story follows border lord Art Keller as he tries to take down drug lord Adan Barrera. During this years long battle, we are introduced to

Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir

Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir

Project Hail Mary is Andy Weir’s third and possibly best novel. In this book we awake with our main character uncertain where he is. He doesn’t even know his name. We soon discover he was in a coma, he’s in a hospital like room, and