(fewer meerkats and less whimsy than you'd think)
Worst Books Read in 2011
7. Stolen World: A Tale of Reptiles, Smugglers, and Skulduggery by Jennie Erin Smith
All stories of abused animals. Awful. I couldn’t even finish it, I was so upset.
8. The Black Company by Glen Cook
9. A Visit From the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
10. The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher by Kate Summerscale
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