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The Hunting Accident: A True Story of Crime and Poetry

Posted February 27, 2018

Charlie grew up in 1960s Chicago believing his father, Matt Rizzo, as an intellectual and a poet, was blinded in a hunting accident during his youth. But that story is not quite the truth—Matt Rizzo was actually wounded in a failed robbery atte…

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Sleeping Giants

Posted January 31, 2018

If you love a good thriller that keeps you guessing, try the Themis Files series. It is part sci-fi, part thriller, and is mix between Stranger Things and World War Z. The first book in the series is Sleeping Giants. If you love it, Waking Gods will …

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My (Not So) Perfect Life

Posted August 29, 2017

I can’t lie-- I’ve loved Sophie Kinsella since her Shopaholic series. She can do no wrong. Her newest book follows Londoner Katie after she is fired from her job by her perfect boss. An interesting look into how the life we construct onli…

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The Fall of Lisa Bellow

Posted July 28, 2017

Two girls are in a convenience store during the time of a robbery-- one girl is kidnapped, the other left to lay on the floor. What happens to the girl left behind? Perabo’s book is layered--it is a slow burning thriller, yes, but it also gives…

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The Idiot

Posted June 2, 2017

Harvard, 1995. Enter the mind of Selin, the daughter of two Turkish immigrants. Wrapped up in the concept of language, she begins an e-mail correspondence with her Hungarian classmate, Ivan. “The Idiot” is a whip-smart, honest, funny comi…

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