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The Three-Body Problem by Liu Cixin
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I don't have time to write a review... I have to run out and get book #2. RIGHT NOW!
My Brother's Husband, Volume 2 by Gengoroh Tagame
"This little book broke my sweet gay heart. I can't even begin to say how much I enjoyed this book.

While a stormy narrative filled with conflict, Tagame is able to tell a beautiful story about a man recognizing that he has been possessed and driven..." Read more of this review »
My Brother's Husband, Volume 2 by Gengoroh Tagame
"I got choked up a couple times reading this gentle book about recognizing and confronting homophobia in yourself and others. Highly recommended."
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My Brother's Husband, Volume 2 by Gengoroh Tagame
"Excuse me while I go cry in the corner because this volume was utter perfection."
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My Brother's Husband, Volume 2 by Gengoroh Tagame
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The finale of this excellent series about Mike's trip to meet his husband's family in Japan. Themes of tolerance vs. acceptance, definition of "family", and incremental societal change. It's also still charming and fun. What a great series; I can't r ...more
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My Brother's Husband, Vol. 1 by Gengoroh Tagame
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Sweet, heartfelt story of acceptance and cultural differences. Well told.
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Unsavory Truth by Marion Nestle
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2.5 stars. Exhaustive examination of the role of money in nutritional "research" (often, nutritional marketing.) Not much is new info here: there are no "superfoods", most health claims on food are bunk-even those on healthy foods, donated money clou ...more
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The Dreamers by Karen Thompson Walker
The Dreamers
by Karen Thompson Walker (Goodreads Author)
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Wow. Atmospheric stories of the victims of a sleeping virus, their town, their lives. Beautifully written.
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Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty
Nine Perfect Strangers
by Liane Moriarty (Goodreads Author)
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Interesting, lots of backstory, entertaining... then it goes OFF THE RAILS unbelievable and ridiculous. Really fell flat. Even if you're a huge Moriarty fan (who isn't these days?) you can skip this.
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My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite
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Despite the reviews, there is little humor and no satire here. The story of family bonds in contemporary Lagos starts dark and stays there. Chapters are short; the writing is choppy with constant time jumps. Liked, did not love.
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