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Sorry to Disrupt the Peace by Patty Yumi Cottrell
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At 32 Helen Moran is Korean born, American adoptee barely living in New York. She's inexplicably a counsellor for troubled youth where she may or may not be under investigation.

She gets a call that her non-biological, but also Korean, adopted brothe
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Blankets by Craig Thompson
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It's the semi-autobiographical story that starts with Craig from his childhood, sharing a bed with his brother huddled against the cold of Wisconsin winters. It's a bed that is both a battleground and a life raft.

It mirrors his relationship growing
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Things to Do When You're Goth in the Country by Chavisa Woods
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I loved this collection of short stories. I forget what podcast I was listening to that proclaimed that it's the book everyone who read J.D. Vance's Hillbilly Elegy should be reading instead. Author Chavisa Woods managed to escape the gravitational w ...more
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In the Woods by Tana French
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Book one of the Dublin Murder Squad and I can see why it elicits such devotion from fans. French certainly delivers a gritty crime novel that kicks off when 12 year old Katy Devlin is found dead at an archeological dig, displayed on an ancient sacrif ...more
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Bluebird, Bluebird by Attica Locke
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Darren Matthews is a Texas Ranger. He's also on suspension, drinking a little too heavily and clearly on the outs with his wife. And he's black.

Pulled into the tiny town of Lark to look into a double homicide where nothing is as it's seems. It's a lo
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All Systems Red by Martha Wells
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Having killed a handful of company employees on his previous job the self-described Murderbot quietly hacks it's own governor module and essentially becomes a petulant, self-conscious emo teenager that would rather watch soap operas than deal with hu ...more
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Autonomous by Annalee Newitz
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It's an exploration of big pharma, corporate rule, love, ownership of people, robots and even ideas.

Jack Chen is a pharmaceutical pirate that reverse engineers drugs to make them available to people in need. She does this by selling hacked in demand
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Wedding Toasts I'll Never Give by Ada Calhoun
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It's a book filled with marriage advice - which clearly dooms this book to a purgatory of well-intentioned bromides and Pinterest worthy quotes suitable for placement over a picture of a sun dappled tropical beach. But Ada Calhoun is far smarter and ...more
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She Rides Shotgun by Jordan Harper
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The book opens with Crazy Craig Hollington, the leader of Aryan Steel, calling out a hit on a man, his wife and their child - all from his Supermax cell at Pelican Bay State Prison. The language is all prison patois and rumbles along with a syncopate ...more
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