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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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To Rise Again at a Decent Hour by Joshua Ferris
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I'll floss! I promise to floss! I don't know why I liked this so much. The book is very interior. Our dental hero is so self-absorbed and lacking in social skills that it should be annoying. It is saved by his essentially good heart and total inabili...more
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Perseverance. Creativity. Adventure. Sardonic commentary. And smells. Bad smells. All part of life on Mars when there is no choice.
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White Fire (Pendergast, #13)
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Black Is Back by Russell Blake
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Blake's "Black" series is fabulous! I need more and I need it now! Great characters. Black (PI), Nina (acerbic assistant), Mugsy (cat), are all people you care about. Black's mom, dad, ex-wife--people who will always be part of his life, like it or n...more
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