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Star Island - Carl Hiaasen

Fun splashing, but same old ocean.

Stars: Three of five.

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Summary:   Meet twenty-two-year-old Cherry Pye (née Cheryl Bunterman), a pop star since she was fourteen—and about to attempt a comeback from her latest drug-and-alcohol disaster.  495 more words
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Working Stiff - Rachel Caine

Love the title, love the cover. Content? well, s’ok.

Stars: Three of five.

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Summary: Bryn Davis never really knew what to do with her life but after a stint in the military dealing with death and destruction on a daily basis, Bryn believes she has found her true career calling as a funeral director.  341 more words
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Tritcheon Hash - Sue Lange

Stars: Three out of five.

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Summary: This book is super-hard to classify.  It’s funny, crude, feminist, absurd, SF, toys with romance,and detours through adventure. 65 more words
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The Family Trade - Charles Stross

Too naive to survive – will the series be worth it?

Stars: Three out of five.

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The Family Trade… 1,363 more words
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Monster Hunter International - Larry Correia

Owen does slayage.

Stars: Three out of five.

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Monster Hunter International – Larry Correia. Summary: Five days after Owen Zastava Pitt pushed his insufferable boss out of a fourteenth story window, he woke up in the hospital with a scarred face, an unbelievable memory, and a job offer. 502 more words
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Shards of Honor - Lois McMaster Bujold

Flashes of Promise.

Stars: Three of five.

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Shards of Honor- Lois McMaster Bujold. Cover summary: In her first trial by fire, Cordelia Naismith captained a throwaway ship of the Betan Expeditionary Force on a mission to destroy an enemy armada. 719 more words
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The Tinkerer's Daughter - Jamie Sedgwick


Steam-elf? No punk edge, but still fun.

The Tinkerer’s Daughter by Jamie Sedgwick.

Stars: Three of five.
Cover summary: Breeze is an outcast, a half-breed orphan in a world devastated by 1,000 years of war. 569 more words
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