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Damaging Evidence ~ 
by Al Macy

*******Damaging Evidenceby Al Macy2020 /  323 plsread by Nick Sullivan: 8h 19mrating:  A+ / legal crime*******  Oh yay!  I’ve now finished another series this month!  There were the Anne Reeve books prior to Al Macy.  Both are *almost* cozy crime … Continue reading

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Fair Warning ~ by Michael Connelly

*******Fair WarningBy Michael Connelly2020 /  (416 pages)read by Peter Giles 10h 26mrating –  A / crime thriller# 3 in Jack McEnvoy series******* I read the first two books in this series (of 3 now) but only remembered only that Jack McEnvoy … Continue reading

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Sufficient Evidence – by Al Macy

*******Sufficient Evidenceby Al Macy2018 /read by Nick Sullivan: 5h 57mrating – A / legal crime******* Fun book – mostly legal thriller with plenty of courtroom drama, but with some nice procedural elements. There’s also a good story arc meshing nicely … Continue reading

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The House on Mango Street – by Sandra Cisneros

The House on Mango Streetby Sandra Cistneros1984 / 111 pagesread by author: 2h 18mrating 10 / 20th century(both read and listened) Second reading –  I knew I would it’s sooo good and because it’s that good even on a second … Continue reading

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Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: by Lori Gottlieb

*******Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, HER Therapist, and Our Lives Revealedby Lori Gottlieb: 2019 Read by Brittany Pressley: 14h 21m Rating: 7.5 / memoir/self-help ******* I only read this book because I bought it in an impulse by when it was … Continue reading

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Dead Weight – by Rosemary Reeve

*******Dead Weightby Rosemary Reeves2018 / 292 pagesread by Noah DeBlase  10h 8mrating – A   / mystery *******  This story starts out with a twist – Jack Hart is working for an insurance company which is trying not to pay a … Continue reading

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The Gates of Europe ~ by Serhi Plokhy

The Gates of Europe: A History of UkraineBy Serhii Plokhy2017 / 397 pagesread by Ralph Lister 15h 20mrating: 9.5 / Europe history So many things I didn’t really pick up on as I learned the history of Russia in college … Continue reading

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The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee ~ by David Treuer

 *******The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Presentby David Treuer – 2019512 pagesread by Tanis Parenteau – 17h 44mrating – 9.5(both read and listened)******* This is an amazing book and although I have some arguments, I … Continue reading

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The Last Trial ~ by Scott Turow

The Last Trialby Scott Turow2020 / 453 pagesread by John Bedford Lloyd 15h 55mrating:  A+/ legal mystery  This very good book is not much of a legal “thriller” by anyone’s measure. It’s more of a thinking person’s legal mystery – … Continue reading

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Girl, Woman Other ~ by Bernardine Evaristo

*******Girl, Woman Other by Bernardine Evaristo 2019 / 464 pagesRead by Anna-Maria Nabiryerating –  9 / lit fict – Booker Prize(both read and listened) *******  The book doesn’t really follow anything or anyone – Rather it gathers the people who have connections to … Continue reading

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Art and Fear: ~ by David Boyles and Ted Orland (x2)

Art and Fear: Observations on the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking by David Boyles and Ted Orland2014 / 125 pagesread by Arthur Morey- 3h 8mrating: 8 / nonfiction- Artmaking (both read and listened)  This was a second reading (1st reading … Continue reading

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Conclusive Evidence ~ 
by Al Macy 


*******Conclusive Evidenceby Al Macy2019 / 278 pagesread by Nick Sullivan 6h 56mrating:  B+ / legal drama*******  This is an amusing legal drama using the themes of a murder (?) with a deaf defendant, embezzlement, privacy, and twins.    Taking place … Continue reading

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