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Books I Read: November 2017

Barbara Nickless, Dead Stop. ***** Last year I read Nickless’s first book, Blood on the Tracks, and it was one of my favorite books of the year. I was delighted to read the follow-up. Sydney Parnell, the protagonist of these books, is … Continue reading

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Books I Read: October 2017

Not a big month for reading for me, apparently. N. K. Jemisin, The Fifth Season. ***** Imaginative and incredibly thoughtful. I will read the rest of this series. Science fiction that explores a world that is familiar but entirely different from … Continue reading

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Last Night’s Dream: The Return of Last Night’s Dream

I dreamed a kid told me he liked the blond streaks in my hair. I told him it was gray hair.

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Books I Read: September 2017

I’m getting worse and worse at getting these done in time. Four books in September. Theodore Wheeler, Kings of Broken Things. **** A novelization of the Omaha race riots of 1919. Very interesting book – Wheeler comes at this event from … Continue reading

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Books I Read: August 2017

I’m getting really bad and doing these in time. I’m already two books into September and I still haven’t done my report for August. Here we go. I’m going to be more brief than usual because I suspect I don’t … Continue reading

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Books I Read: July 2017

Dang, I waited a whole eleven days to post this. Apologies to the three of you who check this. David Grann, Killers of the Flower Moon. ***** In the 1920s the Osage Indians were the richest group per capita in the … Continue reading

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Books I Read: June 2017

Some good ones this month. Luke Harrington, Ophelia, Alive. ***** A brilliant, mindbending psychological thriller. This book is billed as a ghost story, but it’s not – at least not in the sense that you think it is. I started reading … Continue reading

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Books I Read: May 2017

A couple days late this month! John Scalzi, Old Man’s War. ****  It’s been a while since I’ve read some good science fiction. I like it when authors actually pay attention to what happens when we travel through space. Even though it … Continue reading

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Books I Read: April 2017

Hey guys, here’s what I read in April. It’s been a long day and I kind of forgot to do this until the last minute, so my summaries may not read like fine literature. Art Edwards, Badge. **** I am a … Continue reading

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Books I Read: March 2017

Here’s another month of books I read. Eight of them this month. Don’t expect me to keep up this pace. Neil Gaiman, Norse Mythology. **** This is a pretty good telling of some of the Norse myths. I mean, it’s … Continue reading

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