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Take Down
James Swain
Leading an Inspired Life
Jim Rohn
Shadow Of The Titanic
Andrew Wilson
The New Annotated H. P. Lovecraft
H.P. Lovecraft, Leslie S. Klinger, Alan Moore
The Emperor's Blades
Brian Staveley
Grave Peril
Jim Butcher
Words of Radiance
Brandon Sanderson
11/22/63
Stephen King
Extra Virginity: The Sublime and Scandalous World of Olive Oil
Tom Mueller
You Are Not So Smart: Why You Have Too Many Friends on Facebook, Why Your Memory Is Mostly Fiction, and 46 Other Ways You're Deluding Yourself
David McRaney

Carrion Comfort

Carrion Comfort - Dan Simmons An extraordinary horror tale of psychic vampires that will leave you on the edge of your seat. I found this massive 800+ page book to be quite addictive and had a real hard time putting it down. The pace is unrelenting and the characters are entirely believable. Although I found some of the scenes a little gratuitous the book ultimately was highly satisfying.

I read this book years ago and was struck with how great it would be as a movie if done properly. I also hungered for a sequel. Dan Simmons has made many sequels to his books (Hyperion, Summer of Night, Ilium) but this one -- though absolutely crying out for one -- has never gotten that treatment. Maybe some day...