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    The Best Books I Read In 2015

    Original Review It takes a lot for me to seriously consider reading a book a second time, and this is one of them. This book is written for people like me. The girl knows how to write comedy. It’s hard to express that in a book form, without the benefits of timing, but she does it. Everytime I remember the book, I get warm fuzzies. It’s like a hero’s journey — humble origins, a call to adventure, rejection of that call, supernatural aid (the internet), transformation, an abyss, atonement, and return. And like Wil Wheaton, she’s not afraid to open a vein, because she knows talking about it helps others.…

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    The Top Three and Bottom Three of 2014

    When I rate books, I use the “desert island” test: three stars or above means “if I was stuck on a desert island and could bring infinite books with me, I’d put it on the list”. If I decide I wouldn’t bring it with me, it gets two or less. Well, this year didn’t have any one stars for finished books and very few unfinished. But also, not many five star books. I guess it was a middling year for me. That or I’m getting more critical. However, I need to recognize a certain work: “Y: The Last Man“. This, and another, were the only two things that got five…