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The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
The Girl on the Train

W S Krauss, May 31, 2015

Solid mystery with an ending I didn't see coming. I liked the unreliable narrator, Rachel, and the way the author uses the first- person point of view of the other characters as well. A good summer read!
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How to Build a Girl by Caitlin Moran
How to Build a Girl

W S Krauss, May 26, 2015

Actually kind of a fun story about a girl growing up in a poor family outside of London who longs to make a difference in the world and sets out to change her life. Only it doesn't quite work out the way she'd planned...........A different kind of "coming of age" story.
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A face at the window

W S Krauss, May 12, 2015

I had read somewhere that this was a truly scary read and I'm always looking for movies and books that scare me. Unfortunately, nothing ever does. But, I thought I'd give it a shot. It was well-written and engaging as a story. But, though it had surprises and was populated with spirits, it failed as a thriller for me. However, it is interesting that the character flaws of the main character, Cookson Selway, are reflected in the situations and characters of the ghosts and Cookson's experiences with them.
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Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
Station Eleven

W S Krauss, April 14, 2015

Arthur Leander, an aging actor, dies onstage and shortly after, a deadly flu pandemic kills most of the population of the world. Fast forward twenty years. A group of musicians and actors travel by caravan from town to town performing Shakespeare and playing music for the survivors that remain. The thing that ties these characters together is a comic book series called Station Eleven, written and drawn by Arthur's first wife, Miranda. Mandel weaves the stories of these characters together into a novel that is chilling and beautiful in its realism.
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Zone One by Colson Whitehead
Zone One

W S Krauss, March 27, 2015

A fun read for zombie genre lovers. Gory, descriptive and at times funny. Colson Whitehead can craft a sentence!
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