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read in July, 2014
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Don't Look Back
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I Know Why the Ca...
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L L said: "Angelou grabs you by the guts in the first few pages. I don't expect her to let go. The damage done by racism is almost impossible to comprehend. So is the perseverance and hope that people use to survive it. It's wonderful to have an author like Ang...more "

 

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Like Love by Ed McBain
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traditional, not a bad read.
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Black Is The New Black by Russell Blake
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I just adore Blake's work, primarily because his characters are so well drawn. Yes, of course, some of them are flaky, but not so far over the top as to seem contrived.
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Galactic Exploration by Peter Cawdron
Galactic Exploration
by Peter Cawdron (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2014
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I love sci fi that goes beyond the ordinary. Cawdron does not disappoint with this compilation of four stories (which read seamlessly as a single work). He draws on multiple theories and existing sci fi traditions, but always with a twist or two. In...more
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Hild by Nicola Griffith
Hild
by Nicola Griffith (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2014
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Griffith presents a fascinating glimpse into life at court in the 7th century, with Christianity coming in to compete with known gods and practices. This novel is full of political and religious (as though these were separable) intrigue and war . . ....more
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Hild by Nicola Griffith
Hild
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Degrees of Freedom by Simon Morden
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"It will take me a while. I hoard books. But this just looked too good to allow it to be lost in the shuffle. "
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Hild by Nicola Griffith
" "The past isn't dead. It isn't even past." (Faulkner)

"The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there." (L.P.Hartley)

These two quotes, pulling against each other, capture something immensely important between them. I'm always fasci... " Read more of this review »
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