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(urban fantasy)

Charles "Fat Charlie" Nancy has never fit in. His fiancée's mother hates him and his boss ignores him. His estranged father is too embarrassing for words. All Fat Charlie really wants to do is settle down, be left alone, and live a proper English life. So when he gets word that his father has dropped dead in a karaoke bar in Florida, Fat Charlie discovers some things about his family that change everything.

I really liked this book. It was laugh out loud funny at times and terrifying at others. And it's written very well, I learned so much about writing from reading it.

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colorbird's reading log [View all] , colorbird, Fri Jan-08-10 12:05 PM
  Podkayne of Mars, Heinlein, colorbird, Jan 17th 2010, #1
RE: Podkayne of Mars, Heinlein, blzrgurl71, Jan 21st 2010, #2
      RE: Podkayne of Mars, Heinlein, colorbird, Jan 22nd 2010, #3
When We Were Colored, by Eva Rutledge, colorbird, Mar 16th 2010, #4
Time for the Stars, Heinlein, colorbird, Apr 02nd 2010, #5
Floreana, by Margret Wittmer, colorbird, Apr 03rd 2010, #6
Anansi Boys, by Neil Gaiman, colorbird, Apr 05th 2010 #7
The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms, by NK Jemisin, colorbird, Apr 13th 2010, #8
The Neon Rain, by James Lee Burke, colorbird, Apr 19th 2010, #9
My Soul To Keep, by Tananarive Due, colorbird, Apr 24th 2010, #10
This is Paradise! by Hyok Kang, colorbird, Apr 24th 2010, #11
The Living Blood, by Tananarive Due, colorbird, Apr 25th 2010, #12
Blood Colony, by Tananarive Due, colorbird, May 21st 2010, #13
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