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Jay Nichols

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Jay Nichols was born in Houston, Texas, in 1979. While his bones were still growing, he did things. He went to school, played guitar, attended college, worked a job.

In 2005, he moved to San Antonio, where he resides today. He still likes to do things from time to time.

His first novel, Canis Major, was released in June, 2012. A smattering of short stories followed soon after.

Average rating: 3.53 · 17 ratings · 6 reviews · 6 distinct works · Similar authors
Canis Major

3.20 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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Emily Smiles for April

3.75 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2013
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Monkey Bars

3.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2013
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Uprising

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Book of Suburbia

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My little short story is free today and tomorrow. Deciding to make Uprising free on Super Bowl weekend was a no-brainer. What better combination than America's past time (reading) and an activity many Americans don't do enough of (sitting on the couch watching sports on TV)? In the conflict resolution business, it's what we call a win-win! Read more of this blog post »
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1. Elementary school classes generally aren't divided into periods.

2. A man bursts into flames during first period. A page later, while the man is burning, Hill says it's afternoon. So, which is it?

It's too early to say, but it looks like another dud from Hill (i.e., a sloppily written novel like NOS4A2). I'll give it more time, but it's not looking good. Where were your editors, Joe?
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" Lynda wrote: "Bibley. I'll have to look that up in the dictionary."

If fleek and awesomesauce (I'm not making this up) can make it into the dictionary
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Who let this joker go into space?

Nicely paced, well-written novel. Unapologetically dorky. Could it have been more serious in places? Yeah, sure, but "The Martian" isn't that kind of novel. Weir managed to hit all the right notes without getting too
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This was a good read. Could have done without all of the man-bashing at the end though.
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“When you view your world exclusively through the lens of science, your prescription will never be strong enough.”
Jay Nichols

“Standing there, peering around his room, Pete realized something that should have dawned on him years ago: Science really did suck. (Russell was right.) There just wasn’t any point to it. Sure, in its most altruistic distillation, science saved lives—but when had it ever made those lives worth living? The cold machine called science’s sole purpose, and Pete knew it now, was to drain the wonder out of things, to sap the imagination of its juices, to rob possibilities from dreamers. Science explained without ever getting to the crux of the matter, locking us all into a single paradigm of thought: that all we are is randomly accumulated stardust hanging out on a larger clump of randomly accumulated stardust that is spiraling out and away from other chunks of randomly accumulated stardust, on a collision course with an empty infinity.”
Jay Nichols, Canis Major

“How did he get here? What drew him back? Easy answer: the monkey bars. Not-so-easy answer. . . . What took him away in the first place? Gyroscopic deflections are only partly to blame. Who can stop a revolving planet? Who can predict where on the table a spinning quarter will fall flat?”
Jay Nichols, Monkey Bars

“The creative adult is the child who has survived.”
Ursula K. Le Guin

“To be nobody but
yourself in a world
which is doing its best day and night to make you like
everybody else means to fight the hardest battle
which any human being can fight and never stop fighting.”
E.E. Cummings

“I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.”
Kurt Cobain

“All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.”
Edgar Allan Poe

“When you view your world exclusively through the lens of science, your prescription will never be strong enough.”
Jay Nichols

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