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Geek Love by Katherine Dunn

This is a very unique story that tackles some controversial and, in my opinion, pretty unpleasant topics. I read it for a book club, otherwise I would not have picked it up based on the title (which I still do … Continue reading

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This is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper

This was an absolute breeze to read. It was funny and charming and entertaining. Our protagonist, Judd, has been called back to his childhood home to sit shiva with his family following his father’s death. Shiva is a Jewish tradition … Continue reading

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The Woman Upstairs by Claire Messud

This novel was on various authors’ “best of 2013” lists. I think it may have been on Lionel Shriver’s and I adore her, so this got bumped up on my “to-read” list. In fact, the voice of our protagonist is … Continue reading

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