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TERMITE PARADE – Joshua Mohr

TERMITE PARADE by Joshua Mohr Two Dollar Radio – July 2010 180 pages; $16.00 “There were days I felt like the bastard daughter of a ménage a trois between Fyodor Dostoevsky, Sylvia Plath,and Eeyore. Days Pungent with Disappointment. Days soiled … Continue reading

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BEST KEPT SECRET – Amy Hatvany

BEST KEPT SECRET by Amy Hatvany Washington Square Press – June 2011 352 pages; $15.00 “I felt no real desire for my death. No part of me said, now suicide, there’s a good idea. I longed only for an absence … Continue reading

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JOHNNY ONE-EYE – Jerome Charyn

JOHNNY ONE-EYE by Jerome Charyn W.W. Norton & Co. – February 2008 448 pages; $25.95 “Where shall I begin my unremarkable life? My hands were bound with hangman’s rope. A rifle dug into my ribs. My accomplices were slobbering at … Continue reading

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ALICE BLISS – Laura Harrington

ALICE BLISS by Laura Harrington Pamela Dorman Books (Viking) – June 2011 320 pages; $25.95 “Does everyone have a secret life, she wonders? Is everyone carrying an impossible, unbearable secret?” -Alice Bliss The Bliss family is your typical American family. … Continue reading

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THE DEVIL SHE KNOWS – Bill Loehfelm

THE DEVIL SHE KNOWS by Bill Loehfelm Sarah Crichton Books – May 2011 336 pages; $26.00 “Because he’s scared of her. That gives him power over her. And they have a history. He’s the devil she knows. As far as … Continue reading

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BEFORE I GO TO SLEEP – S.J. Watson

BEFORE I GO TO SLEEP by S.J. Watson Harper Books – June 2011 368 pages; $25.99 “I cannot imagine how I will cope when I discover that my life is behind me, has already happened, and I have nothing to show … Continue reading

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THE SISTERS BROTHERS – Patrick deWitt

THE SISTERS BROTHERS by Patrick deWitt Ecco Books – May 2011 336 pages; $24.99 Brothers Eli and Charlie Sisters have a job to do. Their mission is to find and kill Hermann Kermit Warm. The year is 1851 and this … Continue reading

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