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Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption
Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption
by Bryan Stevenson
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Just Mercy is one of the most heartbreaking and inspiring books I have read in years. Stevenson recounts his early career as a young attorney working on multiple death row cases, first for the Southern Prisoners Defense Committee and later as founder of... (read more)

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The Pox Party (The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, #01)
The Pox Party (The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, #01)
by M. T. Anderson
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I'll say right out that The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing is disturbing on a number of levels: it makes historical America seem shockingly contemporary (or, perhaps, futuristic); it explores theories of scientific experimentation and whether the... (read more)

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Over Sea, Under Stone (Dark is Rising Sequence)
Over Sea, Under Stone (Dark is Rising Sequence)
by Susan Cooper
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Susan Cooper's The Dark Is Rising sequence is a classic in children's fantasy, and the entire series is wonderful. But I have a special fondness for the very first in the sequence, Over Sea, Under Stone. While visiting their mysterious "Great Uncle Merry"... (read more)

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The Pox Party (The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, #01)
The Pox Party (The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, #01)
by M. T. Anderson
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This is an astonishingly imagined and well-researched book. Octavian Nothing's life is chronicled in the style of a slave narrative, but at times reads like a futuristic nightmare. Though living in apparent luxury, Octavian and his mother are slaves to... (read more)

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The Turnaround
The Turnaround
by George Pelecanos
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Great crime fiction challenges us; not just our armchair detective skills, but our notions of justice, our assumptions of societal norms. The Turnaround is great crime fiction. Suspenseful, yes, almost painfully so, but not in a heart-stopping... (read more)

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The Kneebone Boy
The Kneebone Boy
by Ellen Potter
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When their artist father must leave suddenly on business, three children, ostracized since the mysterious disappearance of their mother, find their way to a great aunt's holiday residence in a castle keep. There, they attempt to rescue the "Kneebone Boy,"... (read more)

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The Turnaround
The Turnaround
by George Pelecanos
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Great crime fiction challenges us; not just our armchair detective skills, but our notions of justice, our assumptions of societal norms. The Turnaround is great crime fiction. Suspenseful, yes, almost painfully so, but not in a heart-stopping... (read more)

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The Dead Lie Down
The Dead Lie Down
by Sophie Hannah
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Ruth Bussey's story is so bizarre, the police don't know what to make of it: her boyfriend insists he's killed a woman she knows to still be alive. Is she mad? Is her boyfriend mad? Is the woman he claims to have killed mad? Or is one or more of them... (read more)

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The Water's Edge
The Water's Edge
by Karin Fossum
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Norwegian author Karin Fossum is an exquisite writer of psychological suspense, and The Water's Edge may well be her finest work. Sixth in the series of Inspector Sejer mysteries, the novel follows the investigation and events that unfold in a community... (read more)

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Turnaround
Turnaround
by George Pelecanos
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