BY SEAN CLARK

Just a week late, no big thang. Snuck in a secret haiku for you to make up for it all the same.

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The Devil All The Time

“gloomy scum” in here

at least one character lives

Dave Duhr eats babies

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The Night Train

best line of the month:

“You play this: do-do do-do…”

book: not great, not bad.

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Hot, Shot, and Bothered

pretty weak sleuth fare

someone edit poor Nora

she does show promise

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The Squirrel Machine

the art is quite good

Dave doesn’t eat any kids

before was a lie

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Guadalajara

who is this author?

excellent set of stories

postmodernism primer

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Jamrach’s Menagerie

almost a mash-up

very Beemonic review

can that be a word?

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The Magician King

Fillory part 2

a sequel wasn’t needed

still, good adventure

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A Death in Summer

solid mystery

by John Banville’s alias

literary fare

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The Siege of Trencher’s Farm

this book really sucks

so little makes enough sense

would make a fine flick

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Embassytown

Aliens, Language,

Mieville likes his ideas,

sacrifices plots

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Stalin in Aruba

here are great poems

it’s brimming with dark humor

dancing skeletons

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No Rest for the Dead

twenty-six authors

that’s a recipe for fail

but it came out win

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Machine Man

began as a blog?

best sci-fi book of the year?

hands down a Great Read

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We Others

a greatest hits plus

compiles new works with old

no excuse to skip

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The Cape

based on young King’s yarn

not the lame NBC show

it’s fair; says a lot

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