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A reader of many books.

Rememorations by Paul B Kohler

This is the next short story in the Event Horizon 2017 collection of short stories highlighting authors who are eligible for the 2017 Campbell award for best new writer.

Published: September, 2015 in The Immortality Chronicles (Future Chronicles Book 6)

Genre: science fiction

Setting: a random city on Earth, near future

Summary: Short version: Don’t mess with your memories Continue reading

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Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver

I enjoy Kingsolver’s novels so I was interested, even if this was a nonfiction work. Plus, it was about eating locally and raising much of your own food, which I’m also interested.

Subtitle: A Year of Food Life

Additional writing by: Steven L. Hopp and Camille Kingsolver

Published: 2007

Genre: nonfiction, gardening

Length: 370 pages

Summary: Short version: An example of eating locally and in season Continue reading

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Make Good Art by Neil Gaiman

I happened to see this short book in the new books section at the library. I’m a big fan of Neil Gaiman for many reasons, and picked it up just because it had his name on it.

Designer: Chip Kidd

Published: 2013

Genre: graphic design/speech

Length: 80 pages

Summary: Short version: Gaiman’s commencement speech to the University of the Arts in Philadelphia Continue reading

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Guards! Guards! by Terry Pratchett

It’s the eighth Discworld book. I’m on vacation, so it was time to read another Discworld book and work my way a little deeper into the series.

Published: 1989

Genre: fantasy

Length: 376 pages

Setting: Ankh-Morpork on Discworld

Summary: Short version: The Night’s Watch isn’t as useless as people think Continue reading

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An Echo in the Bone by Diana Gabaldon

It’s the seventh book in the Outlander series that I’m trying to finish this year. There’s only one left so I think I can do it. They’re all starting to blur together so I’m going to wait a bit so I’ll appreciate that book more.

Published: 2009

Genre: historical fiction with time travel

Length: 1149 pages

Setting: 1778 America and Lallybroch, 1988 Lallybroch

Summary: Short version: The fighting starts to heat up and the Frasers are involved Continue reading

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Shattered Vessels by Kary English and Robert B. Finegold

I’m home from vacation and mostly caught up from being away. So, it’s back to my regularly scheduled posts. That means, today’s post is the next short story in the Event Horizon 2017 collection of short stories highlighting authors who are eligible for the 2017 Campbell award for best new writer.

Published: March, 2016 in Galaxy’s Edge Magazine

Genre: mythology

Setting: various parts of Earth, from prehistory to the present

Summary: Short version: The ongoing struggle between good and evil tips to good Continue reading

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Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann

This was my book club book for the month of July

Subtitle: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI

Published: 2017

Genre: nonfiction historical crime

Length: 291 pages of story, 338 pages total

Setting: Osage County, Oklahoma, early 1900s

SummaryShort version: White people screw Native Americans again in Osage, OK Continue reading

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