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Genesis by Bernard Beckett

Read July 2019 ★   ★   ★   1/2     I present for your consideration this 150 page work by Bernard Beckett. While we might expect a story framed as a four-hour thesis presentation would be dry, the use of … Continue reading

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Early Riser by Jasper Fforde

Read again March 2019 Recommended for fans of Nick Harkaway  ★     ★     ★    ★     Jasper Fforde is one of those writers that defies genre conventions, and even within his own body of work, he’s written some books that … Continue reading

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The Luminous Dead by Caitlin Starling

Read December 2018 Recommended for fans of survival stories ★     ★    ★    ★    1/2 Totally Unauthorized Review It was very good, just the sort of read I wanted. Read it if you enjoy survival stories, or caving, … Continue reading

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Touch by Clare North. Actually, read.

  Read May 2018 Recommended for fans of mindbenders, maybe Dark Matter ★    ★    ★    ★    1/2     Kate Griffin–excuse me, Claire North–is one of a handful of writers on my ‘will probably read everything they write’ list … Continue reading

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One of Us by Michael Marshall Smith

Read  September 2017 Recommended for fans of sci-fi fantasy that messes with the rules ★    ★    ★    ★   I’ve chewed on this review for a ridiculous amount of time. After two months, I’m left with a movie analogy: I think … Continue reading

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