Monthly Archives: November 2016

Everyone Brave Is Forgiven by Chris Cleave

Books about war are often peopled with characters who are unbelievably courageous or ignominious cowards right from the very beginning, cheating the reader of knowing why they became that way. In Everyone Brave is Forgiven,¬†however, Cleave sets up a much … Continue reading

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Jane Steele by Lyndsay Faye

You cannot help but be intrigued when the first sentence in a book is: “Of all my many murders, committed for love and for better reasons, the first was the most important.” But when a book really delivers on the … Continue reading

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Before the Fall by Noah Hawley

Scott Burroughs almost missed the plane. In fact he had expected it to have already left, but it was still sitting on the tarmac when he got out of his cab. It was bit embarrassing climbing aboard the private jet, … Continue reading

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Speak: A novel by Louisa Hall

What makes us human? What is memory? What is the difference between the human mind and Artificial Intelligence? Interesting questions to raise as we be come more and more dependent on Siri (and the like) to manage our lives or … Continue reading

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