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    FIRST LINE FRIDAY

    Let’s keep the summer feel going with this thoughtful, light and funny read starting with…

    "I SHOULD HAVE BEEN THINKING ABOUT GOD. OR THE MEANING OF LIFE. OR SIMPLY GRIEVING FOR THE FACT THAT MY BEST FRIEND WAS NOW MOTHERLESS AND MY OWN MOTHER WITHOUT HER BEST FRIEND. INSTEAD, I FOUND MYSELF GAZING INTO THE SLEEK MAHOGANY COFFIN LINED WITH GENEROUS FOLDS OF IVORY SILK, SILENTLY CRITIQUING MRS. CARR’S LIPSTICK, A MAGENTA WITH BLUE UNDERTONES THAT SUBTLY CLASHED WITH HER CORAL DRESS, THE SAME ONE SHE HAD WORN TO LUCY’S WEDDING NEARLY FIVE YEARS AGO." 

    Check it out now!

    BEES!

          

    TUESDAY TWELVE: WORLD WAR II SPY NOVELS

                 

      

        

    2014 HUGO WINNER: BEST SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL

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    "JERONIMUS CORNELISZ DIDN’T BELIEVE IN THE DEVIL, BUT THE DEVIL SURE AS HELL BELIEVED IN HIM." 

    If this opening line does not tempt you into picking up this dark and funny fantasy, you may be a lost cause…. .” 

    DANCE ON MY MIND

         

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    "IN RETROSPECT, IT WOULD HAVE BEEN BETTER IF MY WIFE HAD LET ME STAY HOME TO SEE MEET THE PRESS INSTEAD OF MAKING ME SCHLEP ACROSS TOWN TO WATCH JIM WALLACE DIE.”

    If you guessed this opening line, you know that getting old can be fun and exciting. If you don’t know what we’re talking about, check out this fantastic mystery now. 

    TUESDAY TWELVE: BEST IN NEW PSYCHOLOGICAL SUSPENSE

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    "HIS PENCIL WAVERED ABOVE THE SALES LEDGER, DIPPING TOWARD THE PAGE AS HIS STATEMENTS INCREASED IN VIGOR, THE PENCIL TIP SKIMMING THE PAD, THEN PULLING UP LIKE A STUNT PLANE, ONLY TO PLUNGE AT MOMENTS OF EMPHASIS, PRODUCING A CONSTELLATION OF INCREASED BLUNG DOTS AROUND THE LONE ENTRY FOR THE MORNING, THE SALE OF ONE USED COPY OF LAND SNAILS OF BRITAIN BY A. G. BRUNT-COPPELL (PRICE: $3.50).”

    Bibliophiles and lovers of strange, funny, and realistic fiction, here is a new book for you. Have you read it yet? If not, get it now and your weekend will be made. 

    TUESDAY TWELVE: TO CELEBRATE FRIENDS

               

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