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Author:

A. W. Hartoin

A diverting mystery in which the lead character is the daughter of a private investigator, recruited by her father to help him solve a case involving an attack on a young woman.

Favorite Thing:
The well-paced mystery
Coke with a Twist book cover
Book Length:
Shorter
Part of Series:
Short story/novella related to a series of long books
Stand Alone:
Yes
Stickiness:
Low
Categories:
Disclosures:
None
Author:

Sarah J. Maas

Celaena Sardothien is an accomplished and beautiful assassin, sent by her master to collect a debt from the Lord of Pirates. She is horrified to learn that the debt is to be paid in slaves, and feels compelled to act against her orders.

Favorite Thing:
The swashbuckling adventure
Assassin and the Pirate Lord book cover
Book Length:
Short
Part of Series:
Part of a series of short stories/novellas
Stand Alone:
Yes
Stickiness:
Low
Disclosures:
None
Author:

Saga Berg

A story with the intriguing premise that young men and women with the right character are recruited to be fairies, with eternal life, paired with their true love. It follows the female half of one such pair through an incarnation in which her true love seems to be breaking the rules.

Favorite Thing:
The premise, and the possibilities it presents
Nordic Fairies book cover
Book Length:
Shorter
Part of Series:
Part of a series of short stories/novellas
Stand Alone:
No
Stickiness:
Low
Disclosures:
None
Author:

Warren Ellis

An oddly appealing story about an extremely professional hit man and what happens when his latest job takes an unexpected turn.

Favorite Thing:
The well-drawn characters
Dead Pig Collector book cover
Book Length:
Shortest
Part of Series:
Not part of a series
Stand Alone:
Yes
Stickiness:
Moderate
Disclosures:
None
Author:

Lawrence Lessig

This book is both a look at what has gone wrong with United States politics and a call to action to fix it. Lessig traces our political deadlock to the corrosive effects of money in politics, and argues persuasively that the tools of the 21st century gives us, the citizens, the power to fix the problem, if only we'd recognize our power and act on it.

Favorite Thing:
The insights into why we should be optimistic about our ability to fix this problem now, despite past failures
Book Length:
Short
Part of Series:
Not part of a series
Stand Alone:
Yes
Stickiness:
High
Disclosures:
None
Author:

Julian Gough

A satire about the European sovereign debt crisis, CRASH follows the troubles of Jude, an Irish farmer who finds himself at the center of a surreal series of events when the powers that be decide that his roofless henhouse needs to become too big to fail.

Favorite Thing:
Golfing on an invisible roof- both the metaphor and the image
CRASH cover image
Book Length:
Shorter
Part of Series:
Not part of a series
Stand Alone:
Yes
Stickiness:
Moderate
Disclosures:
None

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