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Soulless: The Manga Vol. 2 (The Parasol Protectorate Manga #2)
Gail Carriger
Asymmetry (Twelve Planets)
Thoraiya Dyer
Mullumbimby Madness #1: Never Trust a Book with a Colour Cover
Neil Dobbs
The Walking Dead, Vol. 18: What Comes After
Charlie Adlard, Robert Kirkman
Sunburnt Country
Fiona Palmer
Bark at the Moon: Bert Rokey's Letters from the South Pacific, 1942-1945: How a Soldier and Sabetha, His Kansas Farm Community, Survived World War II
Cleta Gresham Rokey
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Mark Twain
Girl Defective
Simmone Howell
Midnight Blue-Light Special
Seanan McGuire
My Policeman
Bethan Roberts

Too Flash

Too Flash - Melissa Lucashenko A solid 4 to 4.5. This is a quick read, but a rather terrific find - an unpretentious Australian contemporary YA featuring urban Aboriginal characters and language, _and_ no romance. The book takes a pretty unflinching look at prejudice, poverty cycles, and crime, without being so in-your-face that it's unsuitable for young readers. Definitely recommended!(Content note for a fair bit of fat talk. It's character self-talk that comes across as authentic, but could be ED trigger for some.)