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The Fifth Wave

I started a new book over the weekend that I think you guys will like. Do you like The Hunger Games? Yeah, me too. Do you like Independence Day and War of the Worlds? Yeah, I know. Duh. Me too. Well I’m a huge sci-fi nerd and basically anything involving monsters or aliens or big-budget movie adaptations will likely catch my attention. A couple of months ago I…

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Life is Good

There’s some wild weather headed to the east coast this weekend so please please please be safe. If you find yourself stuck inside, this is the perfect chance to grab a few feel-good books just in case the power goes out and you must find a technology-free way to entertain yourself. Life is Good, by the founders of the clothing company of the same name, celebrates the power…

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In the Unlikely Event

I don’t know about you guys, and perhaps I am just the most morbid person ever, but I am fascinated by air disasters. FASCINATED. The Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappearance? Forget it. I was captivated. I ate up every soundbite and possible lead during the 24-hour news cycle immediately following the tragedy. 16 months later, it was oddly comforting to hear that the wing debris that washed up…

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Modern Romance

At no other point in human history have we had such easy access to people. We have apps to connect with people, to meet people, to find people. So why are so many of us having trouble finding a romantic relationship? It all seemed so easy in years gone by when you would meet someone from your neighborhood and settle down. But then again the divorce rate is…

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The Martian

This book reco is a drastic departure from my last one. I went from period romance with some science thrown in – to a sci-fi action adventure… with some science thrown in. I guess I’m a nerd who can’t escape some good science. The Martian is about a team of astronauts who accidentally leave a man behind on the red planet. Here’s an excerpt from the dust jacket:…