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THE WOAD TO WUIN by Peter David
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Aug. 2, 2002

"Cyclopean drama by a one-eyed giant, his prose so golden it smudges your fingers."
Unaccountably, Davis fails to name this darkly serious sequel to his equally glum Sophoclean epic Sir Apropos of Nothing (2000), The Woad to Wack and Wuin. Read full book review >

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STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION: Q-SQUARED by Peter David
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 1994

"Only diehard Trekkies will survive the derailment when the tracks merge."
The latest Star Trek: The Next Generation novel from Peter David once again attempts to bring in a character from the original TV series. Read full book review >

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AMAZING FANTASTIC INCREDIBLE by Stan Lee
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 3, 2015

"A worthwhile primer for adoring acolytes, but too much P.T. Barnum and not enough behind-the-scenes insights for a broader audience."
Comic book legend Lee offers fans a graphic autobiography in his inimitably jaunty style. Read full book review >

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SIR APROPOS OF NOTHING by Peter David
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 10, 2001

"Steady fun, yes, but rather YA."
Many know Davis from his bestselling Star Trek novels. Read full book review >

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MASCOT TO THE RESCUE! by Peter David
ADVENTURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"Holy page-turner! (Fiction. 9-12)"
Fans of comic books will find a lot to like in this breathless, funny novel about 12-year-old New Yorker Josh Miller, whose life seems uncannily parallel to that of Mascot, the sidekick in his favorite comic-book series. Read full book review >

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PETER WATSON
by Gregory McNamee

Five hundred-odd years ago, in the time of Leonardo da Vinci, a scientist—a term then unknown—was a person of many parts, someone who might work in fields ranging from chemistry to botany, astronomy to metallurgy, to divine the hidden order of the universe.

Even as recently as the early Victorian idea, writes British science historian Peter Watson in his new ...


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DAVID OWEN
by Alex Layman

The American West has long been a place of myth and wonder, of dramatic canyons, mesas, and mountain ranges. These dramatic landscapes have wooed Americans for centuries, and The New Yorker’s David Owen isn’t immune to its siren song. Though Owen has lived in Connecticut for most of his adult life, he spent the summers of his youth in ...


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DAVID SAMUEL LEVINSON
by James McDonald

“I'm just furious,” David Samuel Levinson says, agitation lending his voice both energy and an edge. “I'm furious that we have to talk about this in 2017.” It was less than a month into the new administration when we discussed his novel, Tell Me How This Ends Well, and the dangerous implications for minority groups of ...


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LOVE YA
by Bobbi Dumas

Hi friends!

I don’t read a lot of Young Adult/New Adult books, but I’ve become a fan of Huntley Fitzpatrick.

I think I’ve read all of her books now (and hope a new one is coming out soon!).

I just finished What I Thought Was True, and I invite you all to read it!

Sometimes, with YA, I feel ...


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DAVID GARROW
by Gregory McNamee

Barack Obama has been portrayed as being many things over his life and political career. Some have thought him flippant, coasting by on charm and glibness. Others have thought him suspect. Admirers and detractors both have found him aloof, though very few have doubted the fact of his formidable intelligence.

And admirers and detractors alike have also found Barack Obama ...


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A READING YEAR: SOMETIMES A CHANGE OF PERSPECTIVE IS USEFUL
by J. Kingston Pierce

Last December, after posting my “favorite crime novels of 2015” list, I put together a rather different assessment of the year’s new offerings in this genre. Rather than confine myself to picking 10 books (all released in the United States) that I judged to have been particularly well-written and memorable—a traditional and potentially valuable, but admittedly limiting exercise—I expanded my ...


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