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Review and Giveaway: The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards by Kristopher Jansma

In celebration of the paperback release of The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards, Viking Penguin is giving away one copy of the title to US residents. Please comment below for your chance to win and enjoy this repost of Sharon’s review.   The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards Kristopher Jansma Viking Penguin First Edition: March 21, 2013 […]

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LitStack Review: ‘How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia’ by Mohsin Hamid

How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia Mohsin Hamid Riverhead Books First Edition:  March 5, 2013 ISBN 978-1594487293 —♦— Mohsin Hamid, bestselling author of Moth Smoke and The Reluctant Fundamentalist, has recently released a marvelous third novel, How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia. Using a clever technique to express the narrator’s voice, […]

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Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter

Beautiful Ruins Jess Walter HarperCollins Publishers First Edition – June 12, 2012 ISBN 978-0-06-192812-3 — ♦ — Towards the end of Jess Walter’s lovely new novel, Beautiful Ruins, one of the characters muses as the world is unraveling around him that life, despite all its shortcomings, is a “glorious catastrophe”.  It is this ability to recognize beauty […]

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The Fifth Device by Gunther Boccius

The Fifth Device Gunther Boccius Bryce Cullen Publishing ISBN-10: 1935752243  — ♦ —  Clarity, a quaint, close-knit town, has one major problem – they’re suffering financially. So when Fluid Products comes into their town and promises them fat paychecks and local jobs in spite of the down economy, many citizens are eager to jump right into the deal. […]

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The News Where You Are by Catherine O' Flynn

  The News Where You Are Catherine O’ Flynn Picador ISBN-10: 0805091807 — ♦ — The News Where You Are starts with a walk, a revelation, and a death. Six months later, Frank and his eight year old daughter, Mo, visit the building that Frank’s father designed, the building that will soon be demolished. Frank […]

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Bond Girl

Bond Girl Erin Duffy Harper Collins January 24, 2012 ISBN # 978-0-06-206589-6  ▬ᴥ▬ Erin Duffy’s debut novel Bond Girl is a combination of Bridget Jones’ Diary, The Preppy Handbook and The Devil Wears Prada.  While the book might technically be categorized as Chick Lit, there’s enough testosterone in it to satisfy anyone who‘s grown up […]