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The Illuminatus! Trilogy
The Illuminatus! Trilogy
by Robert Anton Wilson
Staff Pick
I had grown bored with reading, until I found this book. Anything and everything can be found here: conspiracies, drugs, sex, talking gorillas, dolphins with scuba gear, a yellow submarine, undead Nazi soldiers, rock 'n' roll, ritual magic, quantum... (read more)

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The Cabinet of Curiosities
The Cabinet of Curiosities
by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child
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Weird happenings at NYC's Museum of Natural History follow the discovery of a 19th-century, mass grave. Spines cut from corpses. Impalements on dinosaur horns. It's all frightful enough to rouse the FBI's quirkiest investigator — the pale, enigmatic... (read more)

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Iron Council
Iron Council
by China Mieville
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In Iron Council, China Miéville delivers us back to the teeming metropolis of New Crobuzon. Its citizens (a fantastic array of creatures) are on the brink of revolution, and its government will use any means necessary to control the uprising. Fans of... (read more)

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Genesis
Genesis
by Bernard Beckett
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Winner of several awards — including the New Zealand Post Book Award — Genesis is a compelling and utterly riveting read set in a post-apocalyptic world. Young Anax has staked her whole future with being accepted into the Academy — the only place... (read more)

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CivilWarLand in Bad Decline: Stories and a Novella
CivilWarLand in Bad Decline: Stories and a Novella
by George Saunders
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Taking its title from its opening story, set dystopically enough in a Civil War historical reenactment park, George Saunders's first book still sweeps my legs out from under me. Twain and Vonnegut are heavyweights named as his predecessors, but Saunders... (read more)

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Dragonology: The Complete Book of Dragons
Dragonology: The Complete Book of Dragons
by Ernest Drake
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I originally picked up this beautiful book, published by Candlewick Press, just to look at it, thinking I might buy one at a later time. But I soon realized that I needed to have a copy in my possession immediately! Laden with attractive illustrations... (read more)

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As She Climbed Across the Table
As She Climbed Across the Table
by Jonathan Lethem
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"After deciding to recommend this book, I recently reread it, and it's absolutely as funny, sweet, and unique as I remembered it. As She Climbed Across the Table takes place in the world of the academy; the main character researches the academy itself... (read more)

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The Time Traveler's Wife
The Time Traveler's Wife
by Audrey Niffenegger
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"Inspired by her grandparents' love story in which the grandmother outlived her husband by nearly three decades, Niffenegger has invented Henry and Clare, and their unique and complicated love story involving the ability to live in the past and future in... (read more)

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Redshirts: A Novel with Three Codas
Redshirts: A Novel with Three Codas
by John Scalzi
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I don't reread books often; I just don't have the time. But this is one book that will get reread annually, if not more often. While the bulk of Redshirts is a comedic romp that gleefully skewers the conventions of sci-fi television, the three codas at... (read more)

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White Night: Book Nine of the Dresden Files (The Dresden Files #09)
White Night: Book Nine of the Dresden Files (The Dresden Files #09)
by Jim Butcher
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Butcher’s best! Young wizards are being targeted and killed in his area, and Harry Dresden must battle a conspiracy that threatens the White Council from within. If you have only watched the Sci-Fi series The Dresden Files, you are missing half the fun,... (read more)

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The Annotated Secret Garden
The Annotated Secret Garden
by Frances Hodgson Burnett
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Unlock the secret to the Secret Garden with this beautifully geeked-out version. A cram-course, delivered with entertaining notes and packed with illustrations from dozens of artists, this book offers a peek into the world of Burnett's classic. A must... (read more)

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The Legend of Sigurd and Gudrun
The Legend of Sigurd and Gudrun
by J. R. R. Tolkien
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Tolkien fans don't need to be told that a new, previously unpublished work by The Master is a major event. The surprise here is that Tolkien narrates Norse mythology with the same energy, wit, and excitement with which he brings hobbits to life.... (read more)

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The Outsorcerer's Apprentice
The Outsorcerer's Apprentice
by Tom Holt
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Chock-full of Holt's trademark hilarity and hijinks, The Outsorcerer's Apprentice has overlords, underlings, and an unsuspecting young hero who might just change everything, including reality itself.... (read more)

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Where's My Jetpack?: A Guide to the Amazing Science Fiction Future That Never Arrived
Where's My Jetpack?: A Guide to the Amazing Science Fiction Future That Never Arrived
by Daniel H. Wilson and Richard Horne
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If you are like me, the Roomba just does not cut it when what I expect is the domestic help of the robot maid featured on The Jetsons. In this highly entertaining look at futuristic inventions once envisioned, but never fully realized, Daniel Wilson... (read more)

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A Memory of Light (Wheel of Time #14)
A Memory of Light (Wheel of Time #14)
by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson
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It might be a little daunting to start the Wheel of Time, a 14-novel epic fantasy series, but look on the bright side: you'll probably be able to finish it long before A Song of Ice and Fire finishes. A Memory of Light is the legendary conclusion to a... (read more)

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Johannes Cabal the Detective
Johannes Cabal the Detective
by Jonathan L. Howard
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In this fiendish and funny fantasy, detective and necromancer, Johannes Cabal, returns to face another murder and becomes embroiled in more diabolical intrigue than it appears he can handle.... (read more)

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Bone Crossed (A Mercy Thompson Novel)
Bone Crossed (A Mercy Thompson Novel)
by Patricia Briggs
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Mercy Thompson is one of my favorite urban fantasy/romance characters, and I love Bone Crossed, book four of the series. Having finally made her choice between her two would-be lovers, Mercy agrees to help an old friend with a ghost problem. As usual... (read more)

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Foundation
Foundation
by Isaac Asimov
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In 1965, Asimov's Foundation trilogy beat out several other science fiction and fantasy series (including The Lord of the Rings) to receive a special Hugo Award for "Best All-Time Series."... (read more)

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Ghost Story
Ghost Story
by Peter Straub
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A truly creepy novel that could possibly be Straub's best. In the footsteps of Ambrose Bierce, M. R. James, and Edgar Allan Poe, Ghost Story will take you down a new and frightening path. Follow it if you dare!!!... (read more)

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Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell Uk Edition
Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell Uk Edition
by Susanna Clarke
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A fantasy book of manners? Yes, and it works! Original and clever, this lush novel comments on the society and culture of magic. Strange and Norrell have opposing viewpoints on magic's role, and their clash provides a fabulous backdrop for this wonderful... (read more)

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