Finished Temper by Nicky Drayden. She's a local author, apparently. This is her second novel. It did NOT go a direction I expected at the outset, which I appreciate. In the back half, I was so enveloped in the world that I was in danger of missing my bus stop. I'm going to have to look up her previous book, which won some awards.

Next up is After On by Rob Reid. I don't remember much about it, but the cover has a glowing power symbol set into an eye, so probably scifi?

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