Dec 24, 2012
Marcus L. of Roseville weighs in with:
Last Samurai by Helen Dewitt -- My new favorite book! and her Lighting Rods is amazing also!!
Billy Lynn's Long Half Time Walk by Ben Fountain -- Our own new Catch-22
HHHH by Laurent Binet -- All about the problems of writing historical fiction
The Rook by Daniel O'Malley -- Best opening sequence of the year
Mirage by Matt Ruff -- What if the Two Towers of Baghdad were blown up?
Bury Your Dead by Louise Penny -- Her Quebec mysteries are exceptional
Blueprints of the Afterlife by Ryan Boudinet -- Wildly creative dystopia
Dodger by Terry Pratchett -- Yes, bringing the Artful Dodger to life--yes, a classic
Pirate Cinema by Cory Doctorow -- Favorite YA of the year
King City by Brandon Graham -- My fav very graphic novel!