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Futuristic Violence and Fancy Suits by David Wong

Read  April 2018 Recommended for fans of sci-fi lite ★    ★   1/2   A Chapter by Chapter Reading Experience One: Hmm. Not into serial killer chasing inept 20 year-old woman, even/esp. set up as ‘humor.’ Two: Okay, made me laugh … Continue reading

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Dear Committee Members by Julie Schumacher

Read  March 2018 Recommended for those with a passing familiarity with academia ★    ★   ★   ★   Dear Fellow Readers: I am pleased to endorse to you the short little epistolary novel, “Dear Committee Members.” This book will most likely be … Continue reading

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Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathan Lethem

Read February 2018 Recommended for fans of slow mysteries, great writing ★    ★   ★    ★  1/2   What is it about Brooklyn? A Tree Grows in Brooklyn. Joe Pitt in Half the Blood of Brooklyn. Last Exit to Brooklyn. Not … Continue reading

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The Mystic Arts of Erasing All Signs of Death by Charlie Huston

Read January 2017 Recommended  ★     ★     ★    ★   First there was ‘chick-lit.’ Then there was ‘hick-lit.’ I hereby dub a new sub-genre: dick-lit. No, it’s not about sex, porny-readers. I’m thinking of such books as The Goldfinch, Less Than … Continue reading

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