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Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands by Chris Bohjalian
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i have very much enjoyed many of this author's novels. this story is as beautifully written, researched and told; the story-teller, emily, feels very true-to-life and mr. bohjalian doesn't push against nuclear power. yet, for me it was too much of a
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Midnight in Europe by Alan Furst
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Three Light-Years by Andrea Canobbio
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a well-written novel with very likable characters. low-key, easy to read, easy to identify with the ambivalence of both the woman and the man who, at this time in their live, are not quite sure what they want
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Decoded by Mai Jia
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what i liked about this book are the unique aspects of it: the setting and time, somewhere in china in modern times; the primary character, almost an orphan, who becomes an amazing genius; what happens to him, forced to serve his government as a cry
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Decoded by Mai Jia
"I am an avid reader of translated Chinese fiction and a long-time resident of China. Mai Jia is well thought of here, and many of my friends are devotees of his work. After reading this novel and discussing it with my friends who have read it in C..." Read more of this review »
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Just One Evil Act by Elizabeth  George
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Above the East China Sea by Sarah Bird
Above the East China Sea
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while originally i had reservations based upon the alternate reality concept integral to the story, the characters, story and location pulled me in. it became fascinating and very enjoyable.
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Case Histories by Kate Atkinson
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Parable of the Talents by Octavia E. Butler
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The Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood
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Mahatma Gandhi
“When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall. Think of it--always.”
Mahatma Gandhi

Helen Simonson
“Oh, it's simple pragmatism, Dad. It's called the real world. If we refused to do business with the morally questionable, the deal volume would drop in half and the good guys like us would end up poor. Then where would we all be?" said Roger. "On a nice dry spit of land know as the moral high ground?" suggested the Major.”
Helen Simonson, Major Pettigrew's Last Stand

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