Sharp Objects - by Gillian Flynn

Sharp Objects - by Gillian Flynn

Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn is a dramatic fictional novel that follows the protagonist, Camille Preaker, a newspaper journalist, as she reintroduces herself to the town of her tumultuous childhood to report on the murders of two young girls. American Civil War history, small-town politics, family dynamics, and psychological trauma are woven into a storyline that is unpredictable to the end.

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The Architects are Here - by Michael Winter

The Architects are Here - by Michael Winter

Unlike the times that I have been to Newfoundland, you can actually inderstand what people are saying to each other in this book. Whether it's having a time zone that is off by half an hour, or weather that never makes up its mind, there are many reasons that Newfoundland makes for an interesting backdrop. Though, I do understand why the characters in this book make a habit of consistently leaving the island.

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Hard-boiled Wonderland and the End of the World - by Haruki Murakami

Hard-boiled Wonderland and the End of the World - by Haruki Murakami

Hard-boiled Wonderland and the End of the World by Haruki Murakami is a surrealist, fictional stroll through the ideas of consciousness and reality. There are two main plots that follow the same protagonist – who isn’t named – along alternate phases of his existence, or consciousness. Bizarre, dream-like scenes are criss-crossed by unexpected items such as Librarians and Unicorns.

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