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I was introduced to books in 5th Grade when our teacher read us A Wrinkle In Time. Never really looked back.

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Embassytown
China MiƩville
Progress: 189/345 pages
Bossypants
Tina Fey
The Split Second (The Seems Series #2)
Michael Wexler, John Hulme
A Tree Full of Angels: Seeing the Holy in the Ordinary
Macrina Wiederkehr
Creative Thinkering: Putting Your Imagination to Work
Michael Michalko
The Android's Dream
John Scalzi
Waking Up Screaming: Haunting Tales of Terror
H.P. Lovecraft, Denise L. Fitzer
Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers
Mary Roach
Naked
David Sedaris
Lud-in-the-Mist
Hope Mirrlees
The Kingdom of Ohio - Matthew Flaming I really liked this book. I thought that the split-story flowed easily, and it provided a nice switch of perspective at times.

I loved the historical footnotes and references, and the back-story was quite believable (I was actually telling friends about the "Kingdom of Ohio" before finding that it was part of the fiction.)

This is a blend of science fiction, historical fiction, romance and fantasy that is a fun read and a great story.

I pulled one star for rushing the story. After developing interactions with interesting historical characters such as Thomas Edison, Nikola Tesla and JP Morgan, the climax flew by in a few pages. Luckily the final few pages of the book helped to restore some of the wonder and closed the story nicely.