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tastytea

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Introvert vegan anarchist. I read mostly fantasy and science fiction books.

Languages: DE, EN.

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avatar for tastytea tastytea started reading Sparrow Hill Road

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Sparrow Hill Road by Seanan McGuire

"Rose Marshall died in 1952 in Buckley Township, Michigan, run off the road by a man named Bobby Cross--a man who had sold his soul to live forever, and intended to use her death to pay the price of his immortality. Trouble was, he didn't ask Rose what she thought of the idea. It's been more than sixty years since …

avatar for tastytea tastytea wants to read How Nonviolence Protects the State

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How Nonviolence Protects the State by Peter Gelderloos

Since the civil rights era, the doctrine of nonviolence has enjoyed near-universal acceptance by the US Left. Today protest is often shaped by cooperation with state authorities—even organizers of rallies against police brutality apply for police permits, and anti-imperialists usually stop short of supporting self-defense and armed resistance. How Nonviolence Protects the State challenges the belief that nonviolence is the …

avatar for tastytea tastytea rated The Bolshevik Myth

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The Bolshevik Myth cover (Paperback, 1989)

4 stars

The Bolshevik Myth by Alexander Berkman

When Alexander Berkman (1870-1936) - a leading American anarchist of Russian origin - returned to Russia in 1919, he was welcomed as a hero by the Bolshevik regime. Berkman and his companion and comrade Emma Goldman - having been deported from the United States for their anti-war activities, and fired with revolutionary enthusiasm - were determined to work for the …

avatar for tastytea tastytea rated Calculated Risks

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Calculated Risks by Seanan McGuire

The tenth book in the InCryptid series.

Just when Sarah Zellaby, adopted Price cousin and telepathic ambush predator, thought that things couldn’t get worse, she’s had to go and prove herself wrong. After being kidnapped and manipulated by her birth family, she has undergone a transformation called an instar, reaching back to her Apocritic origins to metamorphize. While externally the …

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Calculated Risks cover (mass market paperback, 2021)

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Calculated Risks by Seanan McGuire

The tenth book in the InCryptid series.

Just when Sarah Zellaby, adopted Price cousin and telepathic ambush predator, thought that things couldn’t get worse, she’s had to go and prove herself wrong. After being kidnapped and manipulated by her birth family, she has undergone a transformation called an instar, reaching back to her Apocritic origins to metamorphize. While externally the …

avatar for tastytea tastytea wants to read Angel of the Overpass

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Angel of the Overpass by Seanan McGuire

Lady of shadows, keeper of changes, plant the seeds of faith within me, that I might grow and flourish, that I might find my way through danger and uncertainty to the safety of your garden. Let my roots grow strong and my skin grow thick, that I might stand fast against all who would destroy me. Grant to me your …

avatar for tastytea tastytea wants to read The girl in the green silk gown

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The girl in the green silk gown by Seanan McGuire

"For Rose Marshall, death has long since become the only life she really knows. She's been sweet sixteen for more than sixty years, hitchhiking her way along the highways and byways of America, sometimes seen as an avenging angel, sometimes seen as a killer in her own right, but always Rose, the Phantom Prom Date, the Girl in the Green …

avatar for tastytea tastytea wants to read Sparrow Hill Road

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Sparrow Hill Road by Seanan McGuire

"Rose Marshall died in 1952 in Buckley Township, Michigan, run off the road by a man named Bobby Cross--a man who had sold his soul to live forever, and intended to use her death to pay the price of his immortality. Trouble was, he didn't ask Rose what she thought of the idea. It's been more than sixty years since …

avatar for tastytea tastytea wants to read Capitalist Realism

Capitalist Realism cover (2009)

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Capitalist Realism by Mark Fisher

It is easier to imagine the end of the world than the end of capitalism. After 1989, capitalism has successfully presented itself as the only realistic political-economic system - a situation that the bank crisis of 2008, far from ending, actually compounded. The book analyses the development and principal features of this capitalist realism as a lived ideological framework. Using …

avatar for tastytea tastytea started reading Calculated Risks

Calculated Risks cover (mass market paperback, 2021)

5 stars

Calculated Risks by Seanan McGuire

The tenth book in the InCryptid series.

Just when Sarah Zellaby, adopted Price cousin and telepathic ambush predator, thought that things couldn’t get worse, she’s had to go and prove herself wrong. After being kidnapped and manipulated by her birth family, she has undergone a transformation called an instar, reaching back to her Apocritic origins to metamorphize. While externally the …

avatar for tastytea tastytea rated Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People about Race

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Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People about Race cover (Paperback, 2019)

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Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People about Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge

In 2014, award-winning journalist Reni Eddo-Lodge wrote on her blog about her frustration with the way that discussions of race and racism in Britain were being led by those who weren't affected by it. Her words hit a nerve. The post went viral and comments flooded in from others desperate to speak up about their own experiences. Galvanised, she decided …

avatar for tastytea tastytea finished reading Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People about Race

Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People about Race cover (Paperback, 2019)

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Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People about Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge

In 2014, award-winning journalist Reni Eddo-Lodge wrote on her blog about her frustration with the way that discussions of race and racism in Britain were being led by those who weren't affected by it. Her words hit a nerve. The post went viral and comments flooded in from others desperate to speak up about their own experiences. Galvanised, she decided …

avatar for tastytea tastytea rated A Closed and Common Orbit

5 stars

A Closed and Common Orbit cover (Paperback, 2017)

4.5 stars

A Closed and Common Orbit by Becky Chambers

Once, Lovelace had eyes and ears everywhere. She was a ship's artificial intelligence system - possessing a personality and very human emotions. But when her ship was badly damaged, Lovelace was forced to reboot and reset. Now housed in an illegal synthetic body, she's never felt so isolated. But Lovelace is not alone. Pepper, an engineer who risked her life …

avatar for tastytea tastytea rated Record of a Spaceborn Few

4 stars

Record of a Spaceborn Few cover (Paperback, 2018)

4.5 stars

Record of a Spaceborn Few by Becky Chambers

Centuries after the last humans left Earth, the Exodus Fleet is a living relic, a place many are from but few outsiders have seen. Humanity has finally been accepted into the galactic community, but while this has opened doors for many, those who have not yet left for alien cities fear that their carefully cultivated way of life is under …