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Psychopath Test

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ISBN: 9781594485756
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Published: Riverhead Books - May 2012

Psychopathy is one of the most difficult personality disorders to diagnose, study and predict. With new information, Ronson interviews and surreptitiously studies some very different characters, all of whom have been thought to exhibit this mental enigma. ~ Reviewed by Tara Swahlan


Tampa

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ISBN: 9780062280589
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Published: Ecco - March 4th, 2014

Disturbing, compelling and sexually graphic, Tampa is about an 8th grade teacher who uses her youth and beauty to seduce the boys in her classrooms. Nuttings' writing is darkly humorous, making Celeste's escapades convincing and repulsive. A modern counterpart for fans of Nabokovs' Lolita. ~ Reviewed by Tara Swahlan


Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore

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ISBN: 9781250037756
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Published: Picador - September 24th, 2013

What a lovely ode to books, the people who love them and the stores that house them! A quic, entertaining and intelligent read. If you loved "Ready Player One" you'll enjoy this too. ~ Reviewed by Tara Swahlan


Tampa

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ISBN: 9780062280541
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Published: Ecco - July 2nd, 2013

Disturbing, compelling and sexually graphic, Tampa is about an 8th grade teacher who uses her youth and beauty to seduce the boys in her classrooms. Nuttings' writing is darkly humorous, making Celeste's escapades convincing and repulsive. A modern counterpart for fans of Nabokovs' Lolita. ~ Reviewed by Tara Swahlan


Where'd You Go, Bernadette

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ISBN: 9780316204262
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Published: Back Bay Books - April 2nd, 2013

Frenetic and anti-social Bernadette has a wonderful life, caring husband and a gifted daughter. Yet she mysteriously disappears right before a family trip to Antarctica. Daughter, Bee, tries to piece together the weeks before her mothers' departure through revealing and funny communications to find the cause of her escape. ~ Reviewed by Tara Swahlan


A Planet of Viruses

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ISBN: 9780226983363
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Published: University of Chicago Press - April 30th, 2012

A short, but still very informative volume on the history, uniqueness and types of viruses that live along side and inside of us. Covering the common cold, influenza, HIV, Ebola and others, this is a great starting place for those interested in virology. ~ Reviewed by Tara Swahlan


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