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The Good German by Joseph Kanon
The Good German
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Thin Air by Ann Cleeves
Thin Air (Shetland, #6)
by Ann Cleeves (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2015
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The sixth Shetland mystery from Ann Cleeves, but my least favorite. I felt that three quarters of the book were pretty much nothingness, followed by a frenetic fourth quarter, wherein Jimmy Perez, the local detective, solves the case. The story invol ...more
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The Emperor's Blades by Brian Staveley
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I bought this book at an event featuring the author, who I found to be humorous and personable. The book was good. The plot involves an assassinated emperor and his three now-threatened children with their diverse and geographically scattered stories ...more
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The Emperor's Blades by Brian Staveley
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The Water Knife by Paolo Bacigalupi
The Water Knife
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read in August, 2015
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Ripped from the headlines….. not usually what you expect from a dystopian novel, being normally in the next millennium. This one could be set in the relatively near future, basing its world view on the scarcity of water in the US West and Mid-West. T ...more
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The Cold Dish by Craig Johnson
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Cut to the Quick by Kate Ross
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Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
Anna Karenina
by Leo Tolstoy
read in August, 2015
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I do not get why some books are considered classics. Periodically I pick one up and try it. Sometimes they are well worthwhile. Sometimes, like Anna Karenina, it is not. I felt that this book was primarily boring. We have more or less three love stor ...more
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Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
"People are going to have to remember that this is the part of the review that is entirely of my own opinion and what I thought of the book, because what follows isn't entirely positive, but I hope it doesn't throw you off the book entirely and you..." Read more of this review »
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The Water Knife
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