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Time and Again
Jack Finney
This is How You Die: Stories of the Inscrutable, Infallible, Inescapable Machine of Death
Ryan North, Matthew Bennardo, David Malki, Nathan Burgoine, Toby W. Rush, Rhiannon Kelly, Ryan Estrada, George Page III, Chandler Kaiden, Tom Francis, Grace Seybold, D.L.E. Roger, Daliso Chaponda, John Takis, Ada Hoffmann, Rebecca Black, Karen Stay Ahlstrom, Gord Sellar, M
Let the Right One In - John Ajvide Lindqvist * Do not like translated novels, I've found. I don't know why. I always feel a strange disconnect between the dialogue, and the characters.

* The translation obviously lost something. There were bits I felt could have been very poetic and all but were rendered too sparse and unfeeling in English.

* Too many characters, all wrapped up in their own little dramas. Just not necessary.

* Stupid twist.

* Not at all like Clive Barker or Neil Gaiman as the back cover claims. Well, as some reviewer on the back cover claims.

* Half a dozen "endings." I felt as though the book was never actually going to be finished.

* We do not need the squirrel's perspective, thank you very much.