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September 2017
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reviewed: The Book of Phoenix by Nnedi Okorafor
This short, futuristic novel is essentially a power/revenge fantasy focused on the exploitation of people of African descent,...
The Book of Phoenix (Who Fears Death) - Nnedi Okorafor
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BookLikes Reading Challenge: Merle wants to read 35 books in 2017.
Merle has read 26 book(s) out of 35 books in
2017 Reading Challenge
September 2017
21
reviewed: Everybody Lies by Seth Stephens-Davidowitz
This is an engaging and informative book about the huge amount of data available online and what it tells us about society. I...
Everybody Lies: Big Data, New Data, and What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are - Seth Stephens-Davidowitz
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September 2017
18
reviewed: Post Captain by Patrick O'Brian
This is a lot of fun, literary historical fiction with a dose of action. I read the first book a few years back and enjoyed i...
Post Captain (Aubrey/Maturin Book 2) - Patrick O'Brian
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September 2017
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September 2017
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September 2017
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reviewed: Dataclysm by Christian Rudder
On its face this book sounds good: data guru uses the information people share online, particularly on the dating website OkC...
By Christian Rudder Dataclysm: Who We Are (When We Think No One's Looking) - Christian Rudder
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September 2017
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September 2017
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Generations ago, humans fled to the cosmic anomaly known as Grass. But before humanity arrived, another species had already c...
reviewed: The Dream-Quest of Vellitt Boe by Kij Johnson
I really enjoyed this novella. It is in dialogue with a short story by Lovecraft, which I have not read, but you don’t need t...
The Dream-Quest of Vellitt Boe - Kij Johnson
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August 2017
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reviewed: The Cost of Sugar by Cynthia McLeod
This is a lively, melodramatic work of historical fiction set in mid-18th century Suriname. At that time, the small nation on...
The cost of sugar - Cynthia Mc Leod
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August 2017
17
reviewed: No One Cares About Crazy People by Ron Powers
This is a deeply emotional book about an important topic, and it seems to have found a large audience (judging by the number ...
No One Cares About Crazy People: The Chaos and Heartbreak of Mental Health in America - Ron Powers
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