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Greywalker (Greywalker, #1)Greywalker, Poltergeist (Greywalker, #2)Poltergeist, Underground (Greywalker, #3)Underground, and Vanished (Greywalker, #4)Vanished (Greywalker 1-4) by Kat Richardson. Good urban fantasy series about a private investigator who, after being clinically dead for two minutes, finds herself drawn into the Grey – a world alongside ours, but filled with magic and the paranormal. The writing is very “noir” (choppy, declarative sentences in first person POV), which took me a while to settle into.
Things Are What You Make of Them: Life Advice for CreativesThings Are What You Make of Them: Life Advice for Creatives by Adam J Kurtz. What it says on the tin. Very short.
Monster Hunter International (Monster Hunter International, #1)International (Monster Hunter #1) by Larry Correia. B-movie monster hunting gun p0rn.
Feet of Clay (Discworld, #19)Feet of Clay (Discworld #19), Jingo (Discworld, #21)Jingo (Discworld #21), The Fifth Elephant (Discworld, #24)The Fifth Elephant (Discworld #24), Night Watch (Discworld, #29)Night Watch (Discworld #29), and Thud! (Discworld, #34)Thud! (Discworld #34) by Terry Pratchett. I love Sam Vines and the Night Watch.
Reaper Man (Discworld, #11)Reaper Man (Discworld #11) and Soul Music (Discworld, #16)Soul Music (Death #16) by Terry Pratchett. In the first, Death gets fired and has an existential crisis. In the second, Death doesn’t get fired and has an existential crisis.


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Wyrd Sisters (Discworld, #6)Wyrd Sisters (Discworld #6) by Terry Pratchett. Pretty good introduction to Granny Weatherwax and Nanny Ogg – I suspect if I were more familiar with Shakespeare’s plays, I would’ve gotten a lot more out of this one.
Hazard (West Hell Magic, #1)Hazard and Spark (West Hell Magic #2)Spark (West Hell Magic 1-2) by Devon Monk. Good series about a world where those with supernatural abilities aren’t allowed to play in the NHL, so they play in paranormal-only league. The first two books are about two brothers, a wizard and a werewolf, who are getting their start in the league.
Chaos Choreography (InCryptid, #5)Chaos Choreography, Magic for Nothing (InCryptid, #6)Magic for Nothing, and Tricks for Free (InCryptid, #7)Tricks for Free (InCryptid 5-7) by Seanan McGuire. Chaos Choreography: Once again, Verity’s part of a ballroom dancing reality tv show and things are, of course, complicated by her family’s work protecting supernatural beings. Magic for Nothing and Tricks for Free: Verity’s younger sister Antimony is sent to England to infiltrate the Covenant and things get complicated.
The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for LifeThe Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life by Twyla Tharp. I just lost interest in it halfway through and have no interest in continuing.
Art MattersArt Matters: Because Your Imagination Can Change the World by Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Chris Riddell. Excellent small collection of inspirational essays and illustrations – I’ve already purchased a copy for a birthday gift…
1,000 Artist Journal Pages: Personal Pages and Inspirations1000 Artist Journal Pages: Personal Pages and Inspirations by Dawn DeVries Sokol. Exactly what the title says! 🙂


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An Artificial Night (October Daye #3)An Artificial Night, Late Eclipses (October Daye #4)Late Eclipses, One Salt Sea (October Daye, #5)One Salt Sea, and Ashes of Honor (October Daye, #6)Ashes of Honor (October Daye 3-6) by Seanan McGuire. Really enjoying this urban fantasy series about changeling Sir Toby Daye, who happens to be a private investigator with a penchant for getting seriously injured.
Midnight Blue-Light Special (InCryptid, #2)Midnight Blue-Light Special, Half-Off Ragnarok (InCryptid, #3)Half-Off Ragnarok, and Pocket Apocalypse (InCryptid, #4)Pocket Apocalypse (InCryptid 2-4) by Seanan McGuire. Good continuation of this series about a family who works to keep the magical beings and creatures of the world safe – including safe from an organization that wants to wipe all of them out.
Men at Arms: A Novel of DiscworldMen at Arms (Discworld #15) by Terry Pratchett. This was my in-depth introduction to the Night Watch. Love!


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Sixty-One Nails (Courts of the Feyre, #1)Sixty-One Nails (Courts of the Feyre #1) by Mike Shevdon. “The smarter, faster brother to Neil Gaiman’s Neverwhere has arrived.” ??? LOLOLOL. Sorry, but no. It was an ok urban fantasy. I might read the rest of the series. I might not.
The Shepherd's Crown (Discworld, #41; Tiffany Aching, #5)The Shepherd’s Crown (Tiffany Aching #5) by Terry Pratchett. I’m not crying, you’re crying. I didn’t realize when I started reading this, the 5th Tiffany Aching Discworld book, that it was the very last Discworld book and indeed, the book Terry Pratchett was working on when he died.
The Color of Magic (Discworld, #1)The Color of Magic (Discworld #1) by Terry Pratchett. Good introduction to and start of the Discworld series. I loved the Luggage!
The Last Adventure of Constance VerityThe Last Adventure of Constance Verity (Constance Verity #1) by A Lee Martinez. I found it unreadable and only made it a few chapters in.
A Local Habitation (October Daye, #2)A Local Habitation (October Daye #2) by Seanan McGuire.


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Marked (Mindspace Investigations, #3)Marked and Vacant ( Mindspace Investigations Novel, #4)Vacant (Mindspace Investigations 3-4) by Alex Hughes. Good continuation of this series about a telepath and recovering addict who consults for the police and, under duress, the Telepath’s Guild. Unfortunately, I screwed up and read book #4 before book #3, so I spent much of book #4 thinking my memory had gotten REALLY bad when things that turned out to have happened in book #3 were mentioned…
I Shall Wear MidnightI Shall Wear Midnight (Tiffany Aching #4) by Terry Pratchett. Very good continuation of this series as teenage Tiffany works in the Chalk amid rising anti-witch sentiment.
Discount Armageddon (Incryptid, #1)Discount Armageddon (InCryptid #1) by Seanan McGuire. I liked it better upon rereading than I did when I read it four years ago!


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