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When Death’s away [On Behalf of Death #4], by E. G. Stone

5 out of 5 stars. With some new dark undertones, this story is a perfect melange between humour and a fantastic tale.

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Red Cicada, by Gregg Luke

4 out of 5 stars. Solid thriller with a cliche villain, suspenseful read.

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Wrestling with Bullies, by Thibault Busschots

4 out of 5 stars. Probably the best wrestling scenes you’ve ever read in fiction!

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Em, by Kim Thuy

So few words. Such powerful imagery. A beautiful story about an ugly chapter of Vietnam’s tortured history.

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Fault Lines, by Emily Itami

“True Confessions” of a Rebel Japanese Housewife.

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Boyfriend, by Sarina Bowen

Adorable! These two had me smiling every time they were on the page together!

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A Party of Certainties [On Behalf of Death #3], by E. G. Stone

4 out of 5 stars. Expect mischievous mobsters, tricky taxes and soulless snarksters.

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A Million Things, by Emily Spurr

This sad, heroic ten-year-old girl will win your heart. Rae is left to fend for herself when her unstable mother “leaves” her….

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Knowledge Aforethought [On Behalf of Death #2], by E. G. Stone

4 out of 5 stars. Cal Thorpe is back – back in the mortal world, and also back in time.

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The Damage Done, by Michael Landweber

4 out of 5 stars. Thought provoking and very clever story about the impact of violence on human society (and the loss of it).