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Hi there! I'm Matt. I'm a Site Reliability Engineer in San Francisco. I like *punk: #cyberpunk, #steampunk, #solarpunk...

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The City in the Middle of the Night (EBook) 4 stars

"If you control our sleep, then you can own our dreams... And from there, it's …

A woman standing next to me has a moldy radish that she must have brought just for this moment, and she flings it at one of the riot cops in front of us.

The City in the Middle of the Night by 

I bookmarked this passage to post later, and now is later.. it still makes me smile.

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The Last Graduate (Hardcover, 2021, Del Ray) 4 stars

Return to the Scholomance - and face an even deadlier graduation - in the stunning …

I did try saying things like, “I won’t bite,” only I said it while seething, so the message that actually got conveyed was that biting would be mild by comparison with whatever I would do instead.

The Last Graduate by  (Page 150)

This line of dialog, with the pronouns slightly shifted to get the POV characters right, would work in a Wodehouse novel describing an interaction between Bertie Wooster and Rodrick Spode.