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Red Planet Blues. Robert J. Sawyer

Reading "Red Planet Blues" gave me the blues, too

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You cant track someone when you dont know what body hes using. Your quarry could look like anybody his real self, some video star, your sibling… Alex Lomax, the best private eye in New Klondike, Mars (mostly because hes the only one) had a foolproof system: He killed them all and let God sort them…Read more

Stanley 3/32-inch Tip Cushion Grip Nail Set

Get Ready. Get Set. Nail!

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If youve ever done finish carpentry by hand, you probably have an assortment of nail sets in your toolbox. Theyre essential to hand carpentry because they're how you countersink a finish nail without leaving hammer dents everywhere.Read more

Saturn Run. John Sandford and Ctein

Sandford and Ctein take the fun out of science fiction

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John Sandford, author of twenty-seven Prey and eight Virgil Flowers novels, joins forces with scifi luminary Ctein to write Saturn Run .  Fans of Sandford expecting to find a version of Lucas Davenport in a space suit have been disappointed, since theres neither a serial killer nor a detective in…Read more

Unseen. Karin Slaughter

"Unseen" by Karin Slaughter: Dr. Linton seems… irrational

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Macon, Georgia, was hoppin the other night, Lena Adams was, as usual, in the middle of it all. Jared, Lenas husband, Jared, was shot in the back. Adams offed one of the attackers and was about to kill a second with a claw hammer when Will Trent stopped the action.Read more

NOS4A2 Joe Hill

Joe Hill’s NOS4A2: slow beginning, weird ending – the rest is great!

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At age eight, "Vic" McQueen discovered she had a talent when she bicycled across an abandoned covered bridge. What appeared at the other end wasn't the opposite bank of the river; it was where her Mom had lost her bracelet that same morning.Read more

Evanger's Classic Recipes Cooked Chicken Wet dog food

It’s Kosher for your observant canine, but be prepared for the flatulence

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We know our blonde Lab isnt Jewish shes a Texas native, so shes probably Baptist. On the other hand, our rescue pooch came to us with no history, so when Rosh Hashanah rolled around we decided to give him some nice Kosher chicken for his daily canned-food treat.Read more

Cooked : A Natural History of Transformation. Michael Pollan

Michael Pollan returns in “Cooked,” with a lot on his mind: it’s food for thought

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Lots of people write about food, too many of them self-proclaimed foodies who prefer their cuisine edgy. But not everyone's eats trendy: some writers investigate nutrition, not fashion.Read more

One Fat Summer. Robert Lipsyte

Bobby Marks takes things in hand and ends up a banned book candidate

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Thought just fourteen, Bobby Marks already weighs over 200 pounds. Even though his family is taking their usual summer vacation at Lake Rumson, Bobby refuses to go swimming because he dreads taking off his shirt.Read more

Petstages Orka Jack Dog Chew Toy

The Lab test results are in, and Orka Jack gets an A-plus!

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Our yellow Lab has always had a schedule for playing with her toys: the squeaky frog is for rolling around on the floor after supper, and her beloved squirrel baby is who she snuggles at night. When she need high-energy exercise, though, shes wants her Petstages Orka Jack Chew Toy .Read more

Hoover Max Extract 77 Multi-Surface Pro Carpet and Hard Surface Floor Cleaner

Great for regular cleaning, though overwhelmed by heavy soiling

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We chose a Hoover Max Extract 77 Multi-Surface Pro because, well, we had multiple surfaces. Part of the house had deep-pile carpet, part had Berber carpet, and the rest was (white) ceramic tile.Read more