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DoG – Review

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Though it's not presented as a thriller, 'DoG' by Matt Hlinak is a compelling page turner from the get-go. I'd be lying if I said the ending didn't wrap things up a little too quickly and neatly for my liking, but that wouldn't hold me back from recommending this book.

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Sex on the Moon – Review

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'Sex on the Moon' is the true life story how of Thad Roberts, a gifted NASA co-op whiz kid, attempted to steal one of the most valuable substances on earth: moon rocks. If you’ve ever encountered a news story of a crime or accident that gave you pause to wonder, “What the hell was he/she thinking?” this book provides a detaileded answer to that question.

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Ink – Review

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Amanda Sun does a great job describing the foreign setting and customs using language that younger readers will likely enjoy and find compelling, and the narrative is breezy and readable. Unfortunately, 'Ink' also suffers from some pacing issues.

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Suttree – Review

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'Suttree' is arguably as good of a book as 'Blood Meridian,' and for some readers, it may be more palatable than the relentless but beautiful dirge of the latter work. It deserves a place alongside the latter as one of the greatest works of 20th Century American fiction.

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The Marriage Plot – Review

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'The Marriage Plot' captures the intensity of emotion experienced by college graduates embarking upon the world, certain that what they have learned matters and that the decisions they make will echo through their lives.

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