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THE LOST CITY OF THE MONKEY GOD by Douglas Preston

October 11, 2017

A FABLED HISTORIC SITE and the nearly impossible quest to explore it. Journalism that reads like a thriller! B PLUS

THE LOST CITY OF THE MONKEY GOD : A TRUE STORY
Grand Central Publishing
2017

Grade: B PLUS

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LURK by Adam Vine

October 9, 2017

PARTY HOUSE TURNS NIGHTMARE palace in a well crafted California horror tale with a touch of Stephen King. B PLUS

LURK
Forsaken
2016

Grade: B PLUS

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BLEAKER HOUSE by Nell Stevens

October 4, 2017

ON NOT WRITING A NOVEL: an intimate, thoughtful memoir by a writer who chased inspiration in isolation. B PLUS

BLEAKER HOUSE: CHASING MY NOVEL TO THE END OF THE WORLD (HARDCOVER)
Doubleday Books
2017

Grade: B PLUS

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THE DELIRIUM BRIEF (HARDCOVER) by Charles Stross

September 28, 2017

CIVIL SERVANT AND SORCERER Bob Howard and his occult gov’t cohort vs. the greatest evil yet—privatization. B PLUS

THE DELIRIUM BRIEF (HARDCOVER)
Tor.com
2017

Grade: B PLUS

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PREGNANT FUTURE by Joy Lo-Bamijoko

September 25, 2017

A BRAVE, DETERMINED WOMAN from rural Nigeria studies in early 1960s Rome, then returns home. Vividly written! B PLUS

PREGNANT FUTURE: NO ONE KNOWS WHAT TOMORROW WILL BRING
Joy Nwosu Lo-Bamijoko
2017

Grade: B PLUS

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BANNERLESS by Carrie Vaughn

September 22, 2017

POST-APOCALYPTIC DETECTIVE STORY follows a determined investigator through a ruined California. Intense! B PLUS

BANNERLESS
John Joseph Adams/Mariner Books
2017

Grade: B PLUS

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STAY WITH ME (HARDCOVER) by Ayobami Adebayo

September 21, 2017

A NIGERIAN FAMILY’S TRAGEDIES, set against a backdrop of national turmoil. Heartbreaking, beautiful novel. B PLUS

STAY WITH ME (HARDCOVER)
Knopf Publishing Group
2017

Grade: B PLUS

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THE IMPOSSIBLE FAIRY TALE (PAPERBACK) by Yu-Ju Han

September 13, 2017

PERPLEXINGLY LOVELY NOVEL tells a story of two young girls in South Korea, and a story of writing that story. B PLUS

THE IMPOSSIBLE FAIRY TALE (PAPERBACK)
Graywolf Press
2017

Grade: B PLUS

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UNF*CK YOUR HABITAT by Rachel Hoffman

September 3, 2017

NO-NONSENSE, THOUGHTFUL, BLISSFULLY pottymouthed guide to cleaning and organizing has solid advice, laughs. B PLUS

UNF*CK YOUR HABITAT : YOU’RE BETTER THAN YOUR MESS
St. Martin’s Griffin
2017

Grade: B PLUS

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WOOLLY by Ben Mezrich

September 1, 2017

RE-ENGINEERING THE WOOLLY MAMMOTH? Inside a geneticist’s quest to recreate an extinct species. Fascinating! B PLUS

WOOLLY: THE TRUE STORY OF THE QUEST TO REVIVE ONE OF HISTORY'S MOST ICONIC EXTINCT CREATURES (HARDCOVER)
Atria Books
2017

Grade: B PLUS

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