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  1. North Water, by Ian McGuire (Remember: anyone can submit reviews to Reader’s Connection.)

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    July 18, 2016 by Reader's Connection

    It is the late 1800s and the whale hunting industry is beginning to fade. Why would a ship owner send a ship this far north so late in the year?…


  2. I discovered Rage on Virginia Avenue

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    July 4, 2016 by Reader's Connection

    You know how some stories are said to have “twists?” Well, Becky Masterman’s 2013 novel Rage Against the Dying begins in a twist. I can’t go into details, but the…


  3. Human Bodies and Human Beings

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    June 20, 2016 by Reader's Connection

    Christine Montross won the Indiana Authors Award as an emerging author in 2009, and her book Body of Work: Meditations on Mortality from the Human Anatomy Lab makes me glad…


  4. THIS IS A PREJUDICED ESTABLISHMENT.

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    June 13, 2016 by Reader's Connection

    I’m not talking about the library. Those proud words about being prejudiced appear on a sign at a restaurant in one of the four “hard states,” where slavery in the…


  5. If you read The Crow Girl, I have a question.

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    May 5, 2016 by Reader's Connection

    • The Crow Girl is a Swedish crime novel by Erik Axl Sund, and it is due to go on sale in June of this year. • The book has been…


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