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The Martian by Andy Weir

From Goodreads: Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first men to walk on the surface of Mars. Now, he’s sure he’ll be the first man to die there. It started with the dust storm that holed … Continue reading

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Cinders and Sapphires (At Somerton #1) by Leila Rasheed

From Goodreads: One house, two worlds… Rose Cliffe has never met a young lady like her new mistress. Clever, rich, and beautiful, Ada Averley treats Rose as an equal. And Rose could use a friend. Especially now that she, at … Continue reading

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Heat Wave (Nikki Heat #1) (Audiobook) by Richard Castle

From Goodreads: A New York real estate tycoon plunges to his death on a Manhattan sidewalk. A trophy wife with a past survives a narrow escape from a brazen attack. Mobsters and moguls with no shortage of reasons to kill … Continue reading

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The Looking Glass Wars (The Looking Glass Wars #1)

From Goodreads: When Alyss Heart, heir to the Wonderland throne, must flee through the Pool of Tears to escape the murderous aunt Redd, she finds herself lost and alone in Victorian London. Befriended by an aspiring author named Lewis Carrol, … Continue reading

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Discount Armageddon by Seanan McGuire

Premise (and cover image from Indiebound) Ghoulies. Ghosties. Long-legged beasties. Things that go bump in the night… The Price family has spent generations studying the monsters of the world, working to protect them from humanity-and humanity from them. Enter Verity … Continue reading

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Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones (Howl’s Moving Castle #1)

Premise (and cover image fromIndiebound) Sophie has the great misfortune of being the eldest of three daughters, destined to fail miserably should she ever leave home to seek her fate. But when she unwittingly attracts the ire of the Witch … Continue reading

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Heartless (Parasol Protectorate #4)

Sorry for the delay – I’ve been swamped with non-review work (i..e., data work that pays bills, boo! hiss!) but I’m back and ready to review. Who knew reading and writing about books would help restore my sanity? Spoilers and … Continue reading

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