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Water Knife

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ISBN: 9780804171533
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Published: Vintage - April 5th, 2016

In his latest novel, Bacigalupi leads readers into an all to plausible dystopian future where resources are scarce and the question on everyone's mind remains the same: what will happen when the water runs out? From would-be assassins, to journalists and Texas immigrants, everyone has a stake in the answer to this question. As the American Southwest continues to hemorrhage water and people become more desperate for dwindling resources, Bacigalupi plumbs the depths of humanity and emotional connections in a world that is increasingly predicated on the belief of every man for himself. ~ Reviewed by Cheryl Cornwell


American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780679735779
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Published: Vintage - March 6th, 1991

This book is not for the faint of heart. Ellis gives readers a violent and mostly sadistic look into the dissolute lives of Wall Street warriors during the 1980s. Patrick Bateman, our cruel and twisted narrator, plays Wall Street during the day and terrorizes NYC by night. ~ Reviewed by Cheryl Cornwell


The Three-Body Problem

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By Cixin Liu, Ken Liu (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9780765382030
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Published: Tor Books - January 12th, 2016

This engaging look at first contact with aliens, set against China’s Cultural Revolution, examines what happens when philosophy, history and science meet, unlocking a corrupt civilization’s potential to take over a world. This unique, exciting work of speculative fiction will leave you clamoring for the sequel. ~ Reviewed by Cheryl Cornwell


Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780679723165
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Published: Vintage - March 13th, 1989

One of my top 5 favorite books of all time. Nabokov is an exquisite writer with a biting sense of humor. Forget the hype and read Lolita for its ingenious sentences and brilliant wit! ~ Reviewed by Cheryl Cornwell


A Strangeness in My Mind

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By Orhan Pamuk, Ekin Oklap (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9780307700292
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Published: Knopf - October 20th, 2015

An extraordinary love letter to Istanbul! Spanning nearly a half-century, Pamuk uses the story of a street vendor to witness the upheaval, change, and growth of this fabled city. A touching and brilliantly written story about place and what it means to belong. ~ Reviewed by Cheryl Cornwell


Dark Forest

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By Cixin Liu, Joel Martinsen (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9780765377081
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Published: Tor Books - August 11th, 2015

Few books are as sweeping in nature and compelling in content as The Dark Forest, the second book in Liu's Three-Body Problem trilogy. As Earth prepares for an imminent alien invasion, it is up to the Wallfacers, an eclectic group of men tasked to use manipulation and deceit to confuse the enemy, to save Earth from certain destruction. ~ Reviewed by Cheryl Cornwell


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