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Duty and Honor by Grant Blackwood
Duty and Honor (Jack Ryan Universe, #21)
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Jack Ryan Jr. minus the clandestine organization he works for, The Campus. He is on mandatory leave from his field spook work. The Spy hung out to dry. Someone is trying to kill poor Jack Jr. in the middle of a bok choy run and he has to find out who ...more
Tom Clancy's Duty and Honor by Grant Blackwood
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I normally like this series. This one was boring and the plot made no sense. I almost stopped reading it before finishing. But managed to struggle through to the end"
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Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman
Norse Mythology
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"‘Last Night in Sweden’? Trump’s Remark Baffles a Nation: “Sweden,” he said. “They took in large numbers. They’re having problems like they never thought possible. You look at what’s happening in Brussels. You look at what’s happening all o..." Read more of this blog post »
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The Lost City of Z by David Grann
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David Grann, a writer for the New Yorker, who suffers from night blindness, gets lost on the New York subway, and hates camping, writes of his bold adventure to to follow the trail of the missing British explorer Col. Percy Fawcett. Fawcett was a Vic ...more
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Lost in Shangri-la by Mitchell Zuckoff
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Deep Storm by Lincoln Child
"This book get 4 stars because I enjoyed it so much that I picked it up for the third time and started reading it before I realized I had read it already and didn‘t stop there.. This is a fast moving story a real page turner. No real deep character..." Read more of this review »
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The Nowhere Man by Gregg Hurwitz
The Nowhere Man (Orphan X, #2)
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The Piano Shop on the Left Bank by Thad Carhart
"I've been thinking all day long how to write a review of this book that does not end up being a riff on all of my own piano memories that have been brought back to life while reading about Carhart's. I'll try to behave, I promise.

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“Women. You tell me they're not all witches, and I'll tell you you haven't been paying attention.”
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“Bjarne Møller, my former boss, says people like me always choose the line of most resistance. It's in what he calls our 'accursed nature'. That's why we always end up on our own. I don't know. I like being alone. Perhaps I have grown to like my self-image of being a loner, too....I think you have to find something about yourself that you like in order to survive. Some people say being alone is unsociable and selfish. But you're independent and you don't drag others down with you, if that's the way you're heading. Many people are afraid of being alone. But it made me feel strong, free and invulnerable.”
Jo Nesbø, Frelseren

Dean Koontz
“Jocko likes salty, Jocko likes sweet, but never bring Jocko any hot sauce, like with jalapenos, because it makes Jocko squirt funny-smelling stuff out his ears.”
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“I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ.”
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“I remembered a piece of sisterly advice, which Feely once gave Daffy and me:
"If ever you're accosted by a man," she'd said, "kick him in the Casanovas and run like blue blazes!"
Although it had sounded at the time like a useful bit of intelligence, the only problem was that I didn't know where the Casanovas were located.
I'd have to think of something else.”
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