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Jul 12

Book Review: And the Band Played On

And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic by Randy Shilts This book has just about everything I like in a non-fiction. It’s got science, medicine, high stakes, historical significance, and modern relevance. Trying to figure out why it wasn’t more compelling to me, I had to look no further than the …

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Jul 11

Book Review: The Jungle

The Jungle by Upton Sinclair I have a tendency to be easily swayed by arguments, so I asked a well-read friend for an antidote to Ayn Rand’s ATLAS SHRUGGED. She suggested this book. If I ever get that wish where you get to resurrect people and have them at a dinner party, I’m going to …

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Jul 09

Faerie Killer: Chapter Six

Chapter Six Morales tried to research everything he could about Jim Brown, but without an address or a birthday, he wasn’t able to find much that he knew was accurate. The cat didn’t help. While Morales was typing, Sprocket crawled onto his keyboard and tried to sleep there. Morales pushed him onto his lap, which …

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Jul 02

Faerie Killer: Chapter Five

Chapter Five   Kit walked into her brother’s coffee shop with Kaa on her shoulder.  Kaa usually didn’t like being indoors, but there were big windows facing the street, and he’d been here often enough that he hopped off her shoulder and flapped across to the mantel above the coffee shop’s fireplace without so much …

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Jun 25

Faerie Killer: Chapter Four

Chapter Four   The alarm went off just before dusk, but Morales was already awake. As spring melted into summer, he had been finding it harder and harder to sleep the day away. Not for the first time he thought about finding a cute little fishing village to spend the summers in. Some place with …

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