never pray again

Never Pray Again by Aric Clark, Doug Hagler, and Nick Larson

I heard about Never Pray Again from a friend and was completely intrigued. I visited the authors’ website, Two Friars and a Fool, and read, listened,…

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deadly wandering

A Deadly Wandering by Matt Richtel

Most of A Deadly Wandering read like a true crime book, which isn’t a genre I enjoy. I was expecting research-driven narrative non-fiction. There…

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brief moment of weightlessness

A Brief Moment of Weightlessness by Victoria Fish

Imagine you’ve just started reading a book by a new-to-you author, and you find you are absolutely captivated, even before you finish the first…

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how to build a girl

How to Build a Girl by Caitlin Moran

After shaming herself on local television, fourteen-year-old Johanna Morrigan decides to reinvent herself. It’s 1990, prime time for sex, drugs, and rock and roll….

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the way life should be

The Way Life Should Be by Christina Baker Kline

This was my first time reading one of Christina Baker Kline’s novels, though I’ve noticed a lot of positive comments about her books around…

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Horrorstör by Grady Hendrix

Horrorstör is a haunted house story delivered in an imaginative layout: a retail catalog. Employees at the Orsk furniture superstore in Columbus, Ohio have…

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boston symphony

The Day I Almost Destroyed the Boston Symphony Orchestra by John Sant’Ambrogio

My spouse always complains that when we get together with musician friends, all we do is “talk about music.” We love trading stories, and some…

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world of trouble

World of Trouble by Ben H. Winters

World of Trouble is the third book in Ben H. Winters’s The Last Policeman trilogy. I read the first two books (The Last Policeman…

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