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Bran[don] Papineau

Joined 1 year, 4 months ago

Queer linguistics PhD student at Stanford. Reading interests include horror, gothic, thriller, mystery (cozy and otherwise), and Jane Austen. Pro-Oxford comma. They/them (he/him iff you ∈ Family)

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Bran[don] Papineau's books

Jane Pek: Verifiers (EBook, 2022, Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group) 3 stars

Introducing a sharp-witted heroine for the 21st century: a new amateur sleuth exploring the landscape—both …

Verifiers Review

4 stars

Finished this one today! Really enjoyed it; great to see queer POC in leading roles. And no spoilers, but the twists were appropriately twisty and I appreciate that it wasn’t unguessable but challenging!

reviewed Heat Wave by TJ Klune (The Extraordinaries, #3)

TJ Klune: Heat Wave (Hardcover, 2022, Tor Teen) 4 stars

Heat Wave is the explosive finale to the thrilling and “uproariously funny” (Sophie Gonzales) Extraordinaries …

A queer romp with some touching moments

5 stars

Content warning Trilogy spoilers