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Top Tier (4 to 5 stars)

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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Top Tier (4 to 5 stars)

Red Cicada, by Gregg Luke

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

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Good books (2.5 to 3.5)

One must tell the Bees, by J. Lawrence Matthews

3.5 out of 5 stars. A great Holmes novel with a really bad pacing problem. And way too much details.

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Good books (2.5 to 3.5)

Chasing Fireflies, by Chloe Fowler

The ending will bring a tear to your eye.

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Top Tier (4 to 5 stars)

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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Top Tier (4 to 5 stars)

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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Top Tier (4 to 5 stars)

Fault Lines, by Emily Itami

“True Confessions” of a Rebel Japanese Housewife.

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Top Tier (4 to 5 stars)

Boyfriend, by Sarina Bowen

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

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You might want to skip that (2 or less stars)

Music shall untune the sky [Celwyn Series #1], by Lou Kemp

1 out of 5 stars. Couldn’t find my way into the story, so this was a DNF for me.

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Top Tier (4 to 5 stars)

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.