Monthly Archives: September 2015

Euphoria (Recommended)

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Euphoria by Lily King

The origin of Anthropology as deeply romantic, tragic love-triangle implodes.

 

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(I’m including a photo of a gum tree so you can better appreciate the cover art.)

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Luckiest Girl Alive (Recommended)

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Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll

Literary mystery delivers punch in the gut. Tart-tongued narrator fascinates.

FUN FACT: Before her writing debut success, Jessica was John Searles’ assistant.

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Adam and Eve and Pinch Me (Recommended)

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Adam and Eve and Pinch Me by Ruth Rendell

Naughty nutters, conniving cads, nosy neighbors, tabloid journalists. Masterful character-building.

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The Grand Design (Recommended for Science Nerds)

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The Grand Design by Stephen Hawking

Cool diagrams, cheeky humor and brain-busting physics. Tough, but enlightening.

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Tell the Wolves I’m Home (Recommended)

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Tell the Wolves I’m Home by Carol Rifka Brunt

Coming-of-age turns terribly sad and surreptitiously disturbing. Kaleidoscope of grief.

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