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Infinite Jest
David Foster Wallace
Kushiel's Mercy
Jacqueline Carey
House and Philosophy: Everybody Lies
Henry Jacoby, William Irwin
Sparks: The Epic, Completely True Blue, (Almost) Holy Quest of Debbie
S.J. Adams
Life After Life
Kate Atkinson
The Ask and the Answer (Chaos Walking, #2)
Patrick Ness
The Forest of Hands and Teeth - Carrie Ryan After reading this for the 2nd times, I was forced to downgrade this to 4 stars. So many times how we judge a book is based on so many factors: the author's writing style, the story, and even what is going on in our own lives at the time we read it. I believe the first time that I read this I felt a strong kindred for Mary. I was just coming out of a strict religious group, and I saw my experiences mirrored in her dealings with the Sisterhood, and feelings of confinement. However, in the past 3 years I have come to terms with my experiences and have moved past them, and as such did not find the book quite as powerful as I did the first time, though it is still an enjoyable read.