Posts Published by LeAnn Suchy

Faller

Faller by Will McIntosh is a very strange sci-fi novel. It begins fabulously, with our hero waking up not knowing where he is, his name, how to read, what the name for common things is,…

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The Masked City

At the end of The Invisible Library by Genevieve Cogman, a book I really enjoyed, we uncover a secret about librarian Irene’s assistant Kai. His secret plays a big part in book two of the…

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Irena’s Children

Have you heard the name Irena Sendler? The Irena Sendler who is called the “female Oskar Schindler” because she helped rescue more than 2,500 Jewish children in Warsaw in WWII? If you haven’t heard of…

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Dark Matter

I’d never heard of Blake Crouch until I stumbled upon the TV show “Wayward Pines.” I don’t remember exactly what episode I stopped watching the show, but it was the one where they revealed the…

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Underground Airlines

In Underground Airlines by Ben Winters, slavery still exists in the United States. This alternate history imagines a world where four southern states, called the “Hard Four,” still enslave black people because instead of losing…

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All the Missing Girls

I heard about All the Missing Girls by Megan Miranda everywhere, but reviews were mixed. Some people hated that this mystery was told backwards. Some people loved that. Some people didn’t like the characters; others…

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The Invisible Library

In Genevieve Cogman’s The Invisible Library, Irene is a librarian spy for a magical library that stands in another plane of existence and stores masterpieces from alternate worlds. We first meet Irene as she’s stealing…

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Charcoal Joe

Set in the 1960s, Charcoal Joe, the 14th book in Walter Mosley’s popular Easy Rawlins series, picks up right where Rose Gold left off, with Easy using money he earned from that case to start…

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The Girls

The Girls by Emma Cline is a haunting novel set in the late 1960s where Evie, a young, impressionable girl, is drawn into a Manson-like cult. Bouncing between young Evie and her grown up self,…

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