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WOULD EVERYBODY PLEASE STOP? by Jenny Allen

October 19, 2017

FUNNY, ANGRY ESSAYS by a writer and performer cover motherhood, illness, divorce, and everyday annoyances. SOLID B

WOULD EVERYBODY PLEASE STOP?: REFLECTIONS ON LIFE AND OTHER BAD IDEAS (HARDCOVER)
Sarah Crichton Books
2017

Grade: SOLID B

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THE NEON HOUSES by Linda C. Mims

August 14, 2017

NEAR-FUTURE THRILLER WITH an SFF twist, set in a Chicago where poor neighborhoods are war zones. Sharp, sad. SOLID B

THE NEON HOUSES
Morning Glory Publishing
2016

Grade: SOLID B

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ON EDGE by Andrea Petersen

August 12, 2017

LIVING WITH ANXIETY: a science and health writer’s own story, leavened by updates on anxiety research. SOLID B

ON EDGE : A JOURNEY THROUGH ANXIETY
Crown Publishing Group (NY)
2017

Grade: SOLID B

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DUPLICITY by Ingrid Thoft

June 3, 2017

CHURCH OR CULT? A private eye uncovers secrets and lies. Sharp, complex mystery, vivid Boston setting. SOLID B

DUPLICITY
G.P. Putnam’s Sons
2017

Grade: SOLID B

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LUCKY by Henry Chang

May 28, 2017

TAUT CHINATOWN NOIR: a cop with loyalties divided between the force and his old neighborhood friends. SOLID B

LUCKY
Soho Crime
2017

Grade: SOLID B

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REVOLUTIONARY SCIENCE by Steve Jones

May 18, 2017

SCIENCE AND THE FRENCH REVOLUTION serve as the jumping-off point for a ramble through history and science. SOLID B

REVOLUTIONARY SCIENCE : TRANSFORMATION AND TURMOIL IN THE AGE OF THE GUILLOTINE
Pegasus Books
2017

Grade: SOLID B

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TELEVANGELIST by Ron Johnson

May 1, 2017

CLEVER, BITTER SATIRE of big-money religion follows the rise of a ruthless televangelist. SOLID B

TELEVANGELIST
Golden Calf Books
2017

Grade: SOLID B

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I HATE EVERYONE, EXCEPT YOU by Clinton Kelly

April 20, 2017

CATTY, ELEGANT, WARM-HEARTED collection of short pieces from style guru Clinton Kelly is lots of fun. SOLID B

I HATE EVERYONE, EXCEPT YOU
Gallery Books
2017

Grade: SOLID B

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A REALLY GOOD DAY by Ayelet Waldman

March 16, 2017

QUIRKY, CHATTY ACCOUNT of LSD microdosing treatment for mood issues combines research, personal experiences. SOLID B

A REALLY GOOD DAY: HOW MICRODOSING MADE A MEGA DIFFERENCE IN MY MOOD, MY MARRIAGE, AND MY LIFE
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
2017

Grade: SOLID B

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LIVE FAST, DIE PRETTY by Emily Wesley Stringer

March 13, 2017

THE GOLDEN AGE OF HOLLYWOOD is the setting for a murder mystery with atmosphere, if a bit too much plot. SOLID B

LIVE FAST, DIE PRETTY: A HISTORICAL ROMANTIC SUSPENSE MURDER MYSTERY (THE MOVIE STAR MURDERS BOOK 1)
Emily Wesley Stringer
2017

Grade: SOLID B

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