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Wooden Feathers by Ursula Vernon. Vernon just has my number, I guess. The main character here is a woman who carves decoys, not very well, and sells many of them to an old man who, it turns out, also used to carve. I love the concreteness of the carving, the creepy factor in the middle, and the hopeful note at the end.

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So Much Cooking by Naomi Kritzer. Selected entries from a food blog during an epidemic. This feels like a very affectionate and hopeful look at the human spirit, and I can appreciate that.

Deadline for Hugo nominating is a week from today!

Date: 2016-03-25 06:20 pm (UTC)
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I liked "So Much Cooking" a lot, too.

(Hugo eligible novels in some state of partially read: Adam Christopher's Made to Kill, N.K. Jemisin's The Fifth Season, Marko Kloos's Angles of Attack. We'll see how many I finish by the 31st)

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