Tag Archives: Contemporary

Robin Sloan – Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore | Review

Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore is a gripping mystery written by Robin Sloan. The main character Clay Jannon finds himself unemployed and through a sequence of events, almost as if the universe itself wanted it so, he finds a job in … Continue reading

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Julian Fellowes – Snobs | Review

Snobs by Julian Fellowes is a magnificent, insightful recap of the British aristocracy of the 21st century. The main character is an unnamed man who tells us the story of his friend Edith. She is a gold- or perhaps better … Continue reading

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E. Lockhart – We Were Liars | Review

We Were Liars guides us through the tragedy of Cadence Sinclair Eastman. We are introduced to her life on the island of Beechwood through the summer and her life of the island. For almost two years I have been bombarded … Continue reading

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Timur Vermes – Look Who’s Back | Review

I am not completely sure how I feel about this book. At first, when the character of Adolf Hitler had been intoduced I found him and situations he had gotten himself into quite funny and comical. But as the novel … Continue reading

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