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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

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Dover Thrift Editions)

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll The Good: A great modern Chinese-Australian YA ghost story that's also a homage - almost a love letter - to the 80s! Great for all us YA readers in our forties *whistles* The Bad: The lack of Valley Girl references. The weird five-minute counsellor appointment - this was not believable, and I'm not sure what the point of it was.The Ugly (but no different to most other YA, and hot damn I wish this would change real soon now): Multiple (and unchallenged) references to "spazzing out". The Bonus: Labyrinth dialogue. *hearts* Lots of other eighties Easter Eggs.My Question: Is the ghost's last name a homage to a Corey, by any chance?