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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
The Collector - Victoria Scott I liked this novel, probably more than I should. Yet again, this is an unlikeable protagonist, but at least this one is unabashed about it, and it a damn lot of fun. Which I enjoyed. Dante is fun. And even though you see his redemption coming from the moment that he meets Charlie, he maintains the attitude that is so great about him in the first place.

As far as being a story about a Collector of souls, it's a nice, unique supernatural spin that isn't done to death, which is also nice.

So, to sum up--by no means life changing, but good diversionary fun.