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A Reading Vocation
A Reading Vocation rated it 3 months ago
Even though I am a book lover, novels that are supposed to pay homage to books never quite do it for me. There is just something to "fangirl/fanboy" about it all -- and in this book it was especially bad because the author also spent the majority of the book gushing over Google and tech culture. I w...
Familiar Diversions
Familiar Diversions rated it 11 months ago
This is another one of those that I should have reviewed sooner after finishing it. It's been a couple weeks, and my memories are fuzzier. Plus, I took a break while listening to the book, so my listening experience was pretty stretched out.So, what can I say about the story without revealing too mu...
Sheila's Reads
Sheila's Reads rated it 1 year ago
I loved this book! It starts slow with Clay explaining how he got to Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore but when he decides there is a mystery about it and it's decided lack of customers it picks up. As I followed Clay and his friends around as they try to unravel the mystery of the bookstore and Mr. ...
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it 2 years ago
This may well be the most terrifying book I've ever read. The cheerful bright yellow cover (glow-in the dark on the paperback), the jacket copy, the set-up suggests a classic quest. On the surface this is a story about a bookstore employee and his friends solving a book-related mystery in 21st centu...
Spare Ammo
Spare Ammo rated it 2 years ago
A man walks down the street and enters a bookstore. So starts one young man's quiet adventure to discover the real purpose of a bookstore that never closes and seldom has a buying customer. Clay Jannon, an unemployed web designer, finds more than a job working at Penumbra's. Together Clay and Penu...
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