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Unzipped by Noire (Review)
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Unzipped by Noire (Review)

Unzipped: An Urban Erotic Tale. By Noire. One World Books/Random House, 2010. 269 pages. Harlem twins Pearl and Diamond both have stunning bodies, seven-year-old daughters, and loving parents who are raising them, but the similarities stop there. Pearl is a rising star in the FBI, while Diamond dances for drugs, but the sisters still plan to … Continue reading

Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock by Matthew Quick, read by (Review – Audiobook)
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Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock by Matthew Quick, read by (Review – Audiobook)

Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock. By Matthew Quick. Read by Noah Galvin. Hachette Audio, 2013. 6 hours 14 minutes. It’s Leonard Peacock’s birthday and so far, no one has remembered. He has presents for four people: a neighbor, a classmate, a evangelical girl he met outside the train station, and his favorite teacher, Herr Silverman, who … Continue reading

The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North (Review)
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The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North (Review)

The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August. By Claire North. Redhook Books/Hachette Book Group, 2014. 405 pages. Harry August has been born into the same life many times, always at the same time in history, which does not change. In his third life, he discovers he is not alone but one of many Kalachakra, men … Continue reading

Cell by Robin Cook (Review)
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Cell by Robin Cook (Review)

Cell. By Robin Cook. G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 2014. 402 pages. George Wilson, a radiology resident, just learned about the latest medical technology at a conference: iDoc. The new app will take care of your health, monitoring chemical levels, giving insulin to diabetics automatically through the use of an implant, saving the medical profession millions of dollars … Continue reading

Boxers & Saints by Gene Luen Yang (Review)
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Boxers & Saints by Gene Luen Yang (Review)

Boxers. By Gene Luen Yang. First Second, 2013. 325 pages. Saints. By Gene Luen Yang. First Second, 2013. 170 pages. Graphic novel companions Boxers and Saints by Gene Luen Yang, author of the Printz-award winning book American Born Chinese, offer two perspectives on the Boxer Rebellion of 1898. Boxers, the longer of the two works, … Continue reading

The Heist by Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg (Review)
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The Heist by Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg (Review)

The Heist. By Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg. Bantam Books/Random House, 2013. 304 pages. FBI agent Kate O’Hare is the best at what she does, and what she does is track down criminals. However, there is one man she has never caught, and his playful jabs at her failed attempts make her crazy. After she finally … Continue reading

The Good Nurse by Charles Graeber (Review)
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The Good Nurse by Charles Graeber (Review)

The Good Nurse. By Charles Graeber. Twelve, 2013. 307 pages. In 2006, Charlie Cullen, a nurse working in Pennsylvania and eventually dubbed “The Angel of Death,” was sentenced for murder. He had been killing patients, not for mercy but for reasons unknown, during the sixteen years of his nursing career. Charles Graeber tells both the story … Continue reading