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stephanieanngraves

Vellichor Afternoons

I like trip-hop, anachronism, cats, both coffee and tea, the sound of rain on a tin roof, antique keys, pop culture as a substitute for religion, theatre, photography, Oxford commas, and, of course, reading.

Currently reading

John Dies at the End
David Wong
Geek Love
Katherine Dunn
I, Lucifer
Glen Duncan
The Anglo Files: A Field Guide to the British
Sarah Lyall
An Everlasting Meal: Cooking with Economy and Grace
Tamar Adler, Alice Waters
Craven Place
Richard Wright
Bloodroot
Amy Greene
Unfamiliar Fishes
Sarah Vowell
Academics Handbook 2nd Ed-P
Affliction - Laurell K. Hamilton A solid three stars, because I did *like* it. It's a step back toward actually telling stories (a hopeful trend in the last couple) rather than the preternatural orgies the series had devolved into.

Also, Edward. Edward makes everything better. He's my favorite sociopath.

But really. Anita kicks some ass the old fashioned way, is generally being less whiny about everything, and it was enjoyable.

My only beef? As is also the trend in this series, but more egregious in this one, is that it's a near 600 page book, and the whole things resolves like two chapters from the end in a way that realistically could have happened 200 pages earlier if Anita had noticed that OH, RIGHT, SHE IS A NECROMANCER. MAYBE SHE SHOULD USE THAT TO FIGHT THE ZOMBIES.

Ça va.