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What We're Reading August 2015

What We’re Reading

Or, In Which Our New Colleague Daniele Makes His First Appearance. Tiemen: The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers. Immensely fun space opera that doesn’t, for once, revolve around massive space battles and explosions. Lynn:  Lila by …

stalinsdaughter

Staff Review: Stalin’s Daughter – Rosemary Sullivan

Reviewed by Klaartje Stalin was the biggest Russian Soviet dictator, who was responsible for the death of millions of Russians. He fulfilled Lenin’s plan, the leader of the USSR. Stalin was paranoid of losing his power and helped build up …

Purity - Jonathan Franzen

What We’re Reading

Or, In Which Advanced Reader Copies (ARCs) and Dutch Authors Make A Strong Showing JeroenW: Bonita Avenue by Peter Buwalda.  Bought this on impulse from our neighbours at Van Stockum*.  I’ve read the first 50 pages or so and thus far …

What We’re Reading: Spring 2014

PeterL: The Farm – Tom Rob Smith.  A young man in London gets a call from his father in Sweden.  “Things aren’t going well with your mother, she’s in the hospital, she’s psychotic.” One day later he gets a call …