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Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?
Jeanette Winterson
Death of a Red Heroine
Qiu Xiaolong
Dreams of a Robot Dancing Bee
James Tate
Fire Logic: An Elemental Logic Novel
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The Ghost Soldiers
James Tate
Emma Tupper's Diary
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Mothers and Others: The Evolutionary Origins of Mutual Understanding
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No Voice Unheard, Davida Gypsy Breier, Diane Leigh, Marilee Geyer
Twin Spica: Volume 12
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Black Heart (Curse Workers)

Black Heart - Holly Black Wow, thought I'd review this. First, read White Cat. Then, read Red Glove. Now, go read Black Heart. (Holly's Black Heart or Holly Black's Black Heart is one of my fave book descriptions.) This is where it all comes together in this series: the big government immigration/magic workers story; the crime families; the love story. Cassel knows his family is messed up but his girlfriend's family are much more so. Cassel twists and turns until he makes himself enough space to find an out from an impossible situation. I love these books. I love that Holly took on politics and basically invented another genre: paranoirmal (ouch!) YA or something. Can't wait for the TV series.