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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
Laurie J. Marks
The Ghost Soldiers
James Tate
Emma Tupper's Diary
Peter Dickinson
Mothers and Others: The Evolutionary Origins of Mutual Understanding
Sarah Blaffer Hrdy
Ninety-Five: Meeting America's Farmed Animals in Stories and Photographs
No Voice Unheard, Davida Gypsy Breier, Diane Leigh, Marilee Geyer
Twin Spica: Volume 12
Kou Yaginuma
Horse of a Different Color: Stories
Howard Waldrop

Tongues of Serpents: A Novel of Temeraire

Tongues of Serpents: A Novel of Temeraire - Naomi Novik Loved reading this while in Australia. Bought it at Pulp Fiction in Brisbane, which is a fab fab fab store.This entry in the series isn't as pulpy and page-turnery as the previous one. In part because, really: how much can happen when you're just flying over the whole of Australia? (Well, quite a lot. I'm never even close to bored reading these books.) Loved seeing the bunyips and thought we were going to get some other Australian creatures but it was just more dragons. The big change from our world in these books, dragons, have sped up all change in the world of the books so China's economy here is somewhat akin to the way it is in the 21st century: growing very fast which some huge strengths and some weaknesses.