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Art in Theory 1900 - 2000: An Anthology of Changing Ideas
Paul Wood, Charles Harrison
Male Colors: The Construction of Homosexuality in Tokugawa Japan
Gary P. Leupp
Daughter Am I
Pat Bertram
Sharon Kay Penman
Silver Bullet (Falls Chance Ranch #4)
Ranger, Rolf
Ice Wind's Bride - Twisted Hilarity Unfinished gem that needs some resolution and a light polish.Grittier than [b:The Last Pure Human|8865158|The Last Pure Human|Twisted Hilarity|http://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1289007033s/8865158.jpg|13740550], this fantasy read is entertaining and plays off gender roles, too. It ends in a dreadful spot, just at the apex of a major event so prepare for frustration if you decide to undertake it. One of many favorite quotes: There were points in life where you ate your principles and did whatever the fuck you had to in order to survive another minute. And then you crawled up off your belly, licked you wounds, and found the person who’d knocked you flat and gutted them in their sleep.