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A Petrakis Reader by Harry Mark Petrakis
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The Martian by Andy Weir
The Martian
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read in December, 2014
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The Martian, by Andy Weir, is a suspenseful human drama with plenty of hard science fiction, emphasis on the science.

Mark Watney is a member of a Mars exploration crew, only the second team of astronauts to land on the surface of the planet. As would
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River Notes by Wade Davis
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River Notes by Wade Davis is an enjoyable and informative “natural and human history of the Colorado.” It was a nice birthday present which I think my son Thomas picked it up for me at Back of Beyond Books in Moab, UT. (It’s not the sort of thing you ...more
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Dialogues of a Crime by John K. Manos
Dialogues of a Crime
by John K. Manos (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2014
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Dialogues of a Crime is a very good novel by Chicagoan John K.Manos. I heard him read a chapter at Waterline Writers in Batavia, and knew right away that he had a great ear for dialogue. It’s smart and realistic story with a local angle. Larry Klinge ...more
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Exploding Chippewas by Mark Turcotte
Exploding Chippewas
by Mark Turcotte
read in November, 2014
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Mark Turcotte read his poetry at College of DuPage last month as part of the Writers Read series and also participated in a panel discussion on the theme “Identity Matters.” A member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians, Turcotte writes ab ...more
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Dialogues of a Crime
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The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
The Book Thief
by Markus Zusak (Goodreads Author)
read in November, 2014
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Thanks to my friend Tom Sheely for sending me The Book Thief. I loved its quirky charm on so many levels! How not to get involved with the great characters: sad heroine who loves to read, boy with hair the color of lemons, noble step-father with a he ...more
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