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Amy Bruno has commented on (3) products.

My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor
My Beloved World

Amy Bruno, March 20, 2013

It was the phrase "carrying around the weight of their sadness" right there on the first page that sucked me in. This is a great story about a great woman. Sonya Sotomayor tells a story that is totally worth reading.
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Soon I Will Be Invincible by Austin Grossman
Soon I Will Be Invincible

Amy Bruno, January 1, 2013

This book is exactly what I wanted. A proper anti-hero that I could really sink my teeth into. Dr. Horrible's singalong blog in story form for the true comic book geek.
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Robopocalypse by Daniel H. Wilson

Amy Bruno, January 3, 2012

Even though I am a Librarian and an avid reader(despite what people think these two things do not always go together) I rarely read end of the world scenarios from sci-fi, in fact I consider Asimov's "I Robot" series to be the definitive and seminal works in robot apocalyptic literature. So reading the reviews for Wilson's Robopocalyse, I was surprised to even be interested. This book is a Great Read, and very fun to recommend to my patrons. Like a strong female protagonist? There's several in here. Like the under-dog to win? Got that. An uplifting ending? Yep it's there, in a dark, end of all we know kinda way. Always liked that creepy talky Tina is gonna get you, what's lurking under the bed feeling? Got that too. A little afraid that your kids spend way to much time on their game slaves? Apparently Wilson thinks so too. For 20 years people have been asking me what my favorite book is. (This is a very common question to librarians) My answer has always been that picking a favorite book would be like picking a favorite child, I love them all equally, if for differing reasons. Daniel H Wilson and Robopocalpse have changed my tune and I admit that Archos is my favorite.
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