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The History of Love by Alison Krauss, book 96, a recommendation from [ profile] ascikitty, I think. I liked it, even though I didn't understand it. The format was a little hard to follow. The ending was... good, but very confusing. I give it three stars.

The Last Hot Time by John M. Ford, book 97. Bordertown meets Mob Chicago. Wow, that was fun. :) I loved the hat-tipping to the folks who created Bordertown in the first place. This one, I suspect I'll have a hope of understanding better the second time I read it, and there will definitely be a second time. Four stars. I hope he writes more!

Necessary Evil by Sharon Lee and Steve Miller, book 98. Their most recent holiday chapbook, with two stories. I liked the first all right, and the title story bunches and bunches. Four stars.

Hydrophibian by Michael Manning, book 99. I didn't not understand it, it was just... a little silly. I loved the artwork though. I'd like to read the first book, Spider Garden, I think that would be... more to my taste.

Books I have in progress right now:

Arch by David Craig and Andy Goldsworthy
Tribe of Tiger by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas
Beauty's Punishment by Anne Rice writing as...
A Place of my Own by Michael Pollan
Mothering the New Mother by Sally Placksin

I'd like to finish the first two today, just 'cause. The others are going more slowly.

Date: 2005-12-31 11:04 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
I think I recommended The History of Love. I also found the ending a little hard to understand, but I think rereading it might help, so I'm hoping to do that sometime.

Date: 2006-01-01 05:54 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
Manning is one of the few porn artists I -really- like. I love that he can take such extreme concepts and make them non-squicky (at least to me) by portraying them so surreally. His images just exude sex to me. His work was the only thing I was hoping to score in the Grand O! closing sale, but I was too late. I will get them soon, though.


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