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patfrench

Stop Making Sense

I read anything that's nailed down, or even just moving slowly. Cereal boxes, candy wrappers, all genres, etc., and I don't always have much time for arbitrary distinctions like literary fiction vs. genre fiction.

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July 2015
13
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reviewed: Swing and a Miss
This book isn't written as a typical novel...there is no growth or character arc for the narrator, a scientist who is writing...
The First Century After Beatrice - Amin Maalouf
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July 2015
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July 2015
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June 2015
11
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reviewed: A Georgian Columbo...
It's not often you read a murder mystery set in 1740s England. This should have been right up my Anglophile alley, but it jus...
A Dark Anatomy - Robin Blake
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May 2015
26
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reviewed: West vs. East in Letters
84, Charing Cross Road is a slim collection of letters sent between Helene Hanff, a New Yorker working on the Ellery Queen TV...
84, Charing Cross Road - Helene Hanff
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May 2015
22
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reviewed: It's the End of the World as We Know It, and...
The third book in this preapocalypic trilogy finds Hank searching for his estranged sister Nico, so he can make amends before...
World of Trouble - Ben H. Winters
May 2015
21
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May 2015
15
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reviewed: An Urban Fantasy/Mystery/Legal Thriller Mashup, with Humans, Vampires, and Gargoyles (whew)
There's a LOT going on in this debut novel, and some of it is pulled off better than other stuff.Pluses:--kick-ass protagonis...
Three Parts Dead - Max Gladstone
May 2015
14
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April 2015
24
reviewed: Mismarketing of a Decent Book
This is the story--told in alternating, first-person chapters--of Meena and Mariama, who are heading toward each other but se...
The Girl in the Road - Monica Byrne
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April 2015
21
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April 2015
07
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