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Just After Sunset by Stephen King
Just After Sunset

M Daly, March 13, 2015

This collection of short stories is just the thing when you don't have a large chunk of time to read, but don't read it right before bed if you want to sleep with the lights out. After reading "A Tight Place" I'll never use a port-o-potty again.
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The Invisible Bridge (Vintage Contemporaries) by Julie Orringer
The Invisible Bridge (Vintage Contemporaries)

M Daly, October 22, 2014

This is really two stories. The first is the story of a young man studying architecture in 1930s France, and falling in love. The second is what happens when this young man, who is a Hungarian Jew, is forced to return to Hungary during WWII. Julie Orringer manages to weave two mesmerizing stories.
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Lockwood & Co. #01: The Screaming Staircase by Jonathan Stroud
Lockwood & Co. #01: The Screaming Staircase

M Daly, March 19, 2014

In a world where only children can see or hear ghosts, but where these ghosts are malevolent beings with the power to kill with a touch, companies form using these gifted children to track and contain said ghosts. When Lucy loses her job with a well-established ghost hunting firm, she joins forces with Anthony Lockwood and becomes one of three employees. Things get off to a rocky start and continuing getting interesting until the final page. I was drawn in by the plucky characters and the suspense. I'm looking forward to more in this series.
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The Bones of Paris: A Novel of Suspense by Laurie R. King
The Bones of Paris: A Novel of Suspense

M Daly, March 13, 2014

This gritty mystery takes the reader into the heart of the dark side of Paris in the late 1920s. When an American girl disappears in Paris, her parents hire Harris Stuyvesant to investigate. In his search, he crosses paths with some very shady characters, some real (Man Ray) and some fictional (Didi Moreau). It may be too dark for some, however, I enjoyed recognizing people and places. Be warned, though the cover doesn't indicate it, this is a sequel to Touchstone.
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Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail (Vintage) by Cheryl Strayed
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail (Vintage)

M Daly, March 13, 2014

When Cheryl Strayed's mother died, she was left without an anchor. To regain a sense of purpose and battle some demons, she decided to hike the entire Pacific Coast Trail from San Diego to The Bridge of the Gods in Oregon. Never having backpacked before, she went to REI, bought a lot of gear and set off, without even taking a practice trip. Her journey is sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes scary, and sometimes hilarious. While the book did not make me want to lace up my boots and head down the trail, I did enjoy reading about her travels.
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