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Paprika by Yasutaka Tsutsui

The novel that inspired the anime, Paprika is the tale of a Chiba Atsuko, a young female psychotherapist/dream detective, who dons a disguise and becomes Paprika, delving into the dreams of prominent figures to treat ailments they cannot allow to be made public. Her partner at the Institute for Psychiatric Research, the brilliant Dr. Tokita Kosaku, has …

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Ready Player One

I finally got around to picking up a copy of Ready Player One last week. I’d been waiting for the paperback to come around and had a few other books ahead of this one on my list at the time, so I am a bit late to the party. For people with no clue what …

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Schooled by Christa Charter

There have been few books that have had my undivided attention from the first word – mostly fantasy novels I’d been anxiously waiting for. I’ve followed Christa’s chronicling of her writing process with Schooled on Facebook as well as posts on her blog, and knew that I would devour her gaming industry inspired murder mystery as soon as …

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The Wavering of Haruhi Suzumiya

My love affair with all things Haruhi Suzumiya continues with the sixth light novel, The Wavering of Haruhi Suzumiya, which contains five more SOS Brigade adventures, including the novelization of the first anime episode that hooked me in the first place. First up is Live Alive, in which Kyon wanders around the school festival checking out his schoolmates’ …

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