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  • jameskearl completed the requirement “Reply to topics 15 times” of the activity rank Cub Reporter 3 weeks, 3 days ago

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    I’m not stating anything original when I say 2020 was a weird year, stressful and filled with distractions. My goal for 2021 is admittedly ambitious: I aim to start a new book every Monday (except November when NaNoWriMo takes my time). I’m curious to see how this goes. With more than 200 books on my …
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  • 30. The President Is Missing – Bill Clinton and James Patterson

    The President Is Missing confronts a threat so huge that it jeopardizes not just Pennsylvania Avenue and Wall Street, but all of America. Uncertainty and fear grip the nation. There are whispers of cyberterror and espionage and a traitor in the Cabinet. Even the President himself…[Read more]

  • jameskearl completed the requirement “Reply to topics 15 times” of the activity rank Cub Reporter 1 month, 1 week ago

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    I’m not stating anything original when I say 2020 was a weird year, stressful and filled with distractions. My goal for 2021 is admittedly ambitious: I aim to start a new book every Monday (except November when NaNoWriMo takes my time). I’m curious to see how this goes. With more than 200 books on my …
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  • 29. Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights – Salman Rushdie (2015)

    From one of the greatest writers of our time: the most spellbinding, entertaining, wildly imaginative novel of his great career, which blends history and myth with tremendous philosophical depth. A masterful, mesmerizing modern tale about worlds dangerously colliding, the…[Read more]

  • jameskearl completed the requirement “Reply to topics 15 times” of the activity rank Cub Reporter 1 month, 3 weeks ago

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    I’m not stating anything original when I say 2020 was a weird year, stressful and filled with distractions. My goal for 2021 is admittedly ambitious: I aim to start a new book every Monday (except November when NaNoWriMo takes my time). I’m curious to see how this goes. With more than 200 books on my …
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  • 28. True Grit – Charles Portis (1968)

    Charles Portis has long been acclaimed as one of America’s foremost writers. True Grit is the basis for two movies, the 1969 classic starring John Wayne and the Academy Award® winning 2010 version starring Jeff Bridges and written and directed by the Coen brothers.

    True Grit tells the story of Mattie Ro…[Read more]

  • jameskearl completed the requirement “Reply to topics 15 times” of the activity rank Cub Reporter 2 months, 1 week ago

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  • 27. Call for the Dead – John le Carré (1961)

    George Smiley is no one’s idea of a spy—which is perhaps why he’s such a natural. But Smiley apparently made a mistake. After a routine security interview, he concluded that the affable Samuel Fennan had nothing to hide. Why, then, did the man from the Foreign Office shoot himself in the head only h…[Read more]

  • jameskearl completed the requirement “Reply to topics 15 times” of the activity rank Cub Reporter 2 months, 3 weeks ago

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  • 26. This Is How You Lose the Time War – Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone (2019)

    HUGO AWARD WINNER: BEST NOVELLA

    NEBULA AND LOCUS AWARDS WINNER: BEST NOVELLA

    “[An] exquisitely crafted tale…Part epistolary romance, part mind-blowing science fiction adventure, this dazzling story unfolds bit by bit, revealing layers of meaning as it plays with c…[Read more]

  • jameskearl completed the requirement “Reply to topics 15 times” of the activity rank Cub Reporter 2 months, 3 weeks ago

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  • 25. The Medusa Frequency – Russell Hoban (1987)

    When his creative juices dry up, writer Herman Orff abandons serious novels for comic books. In despair, he tries an acquaintance’s electronic device for brain galvanizing and is rewarded by several strange visions of the head of Orpheus, with whom Orff and other characters in the novel are…[Read more]

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  • 24. We’ll All Be Burnt In Our Beds Some Night – Joel Thomas Hynes (2017)

    Scrappy tough guy and three-time loser Johnny Keough is going a little stir-crazy awaiting trial for an alleged assault charge involving his girlfriend, Madonna, and a teapot. Facing three to five years in a maximum-security prison, Johnny knows this might just be the end of…[Read more]

  • jameskearl completed the requirement “Reply to topics 15 times” of the activity rank Cub Reporter 3 months, 2 weeks ago

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  • 23. The Only Good Indians – Stephen Graham Jones (2020)

    A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

    From USA TODAY bestselling author Stephen Graham Jones comes a “masterpiece” (Locus Magazine) of a novel about revenge, cultural identity, and the cost of breaking from tradition. Labeled “one of 2020’s buzziest horror novels” (Entertainment Weekly), this is a…[Read more]

  • jameskearl completed the requirement “Reply to topics 15 times” of the activity rank Cub Reporter 3 months, 3 weeks ago

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  • 22. Dead Astronauts – Jeff VanderMeer (2019)

    A 2020 LOCUS AWARD FINALIST

    Jeff VanderMeer’s Dead Astronauts presents a City with no name of its own where, in the shadow of the all-powerful Company, lives human and otherwise converge in terrifying and miraculous ways. At stake: the fate of the future, the fate of Earth — all the Earths.

    A…[Read more]

  • jameskearl completed the requirement “Reply to topics 15 times” of the activity rank Cub Reporter 4 months, 2 weeks ago

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  • 21. The Sense of an Ending – Julian Barnes (2011)

    Winner of the 2011 Man Booker Prize and #1 international bestseller, The Sense of an Ending is a masterpiece.

    The story of a man coming to terms with the mutable past, Julian Barnes’s new novel is laced with his trademark precision, dexterity and insight. It is the work of one of the world’s most…[Read more]

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