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Miss Clark

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The Rising
Kelley Armstrong
The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There
Ana Juan, Catherynne M. Valente
The Mark of Athena
Rick Riordan
Princess of the Silver Woods
Jessica Day George
The Serpent's Shadow
Rick Riordan
The Demigod Diaries
Rick Riordan
Scarlet
Marissa Meyer
Curse of the Thirteenth Fey: The True Tale of Sleeping Beauty
Jane Yolen
The Sandman: The Story of Sanderson Mansnoozie
William Joyce
Perfect Scoundrels
Ally Carter
The Dark Lord of Derkholm - Diana Wynne Jones It is very much so classic Jones and has some humor and insight in its twist on fantasy tours on other planets and an entire world being destroyed through the greed of one man and the insatiable desires of people for the fantastic. But it never really lives up to its potential and is overly long and runs out of steam hundreds of pages before the conclusion even becomes a remote possibility. Not for me one of her best.


As always, I love her ideas, I find them so wonderful, but I always feel like they a) go on too long and b) are underdeveloped (oddly given the length) and confusing. Alas.