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Interviews | April 8, 2014

Shawn Donley: IMG Gabrielle Zevin: The Powells.com Interview

Gabrielle ZevinThe American Booksellers Association collects nominations from bookstores all over the country for favorite forthcoming titles. The Storied Life of... Continue »
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    The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry

    Gabrielle Zevin 9781616203214


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Soon I Will Be Invincible by Austin Grossman
Soon I Will Be Invincible

Norman M. Brenner, January 30, 2013

A hilarious pastiche of superhero/supervillain adventures. The story is narrated mainly by Dr. Impossible, a reluctant supervillain with issues. The same accident which granted him evil powers also created the world's leading superhero, and he has labored under the latter's shadow ever since. So what if he is currently in prison for life, and his island fortress is sinking into decay under a canopy of jungle lianas? He'll be out before you can say "Shazam!", get it up and running again, and blackmail the whole world to his will (again). Or will he?
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The Fourth Man by K. O. Dahl
The Fourth Man

Norman M. Brenner, September 6, 2011

A serviceable but dull police procedural from Norway. A homicide detective is dazzled by a femme fatale in a standard noir plot; his own boss tells him to open his eyes! I prefer Jo Nesbo.
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