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Learning the world

Macleod, Ken
A generation starship gets to its destination, finds its already inhabited. Interesting story. One would have thought 10,000 years in the future a replacement for the f word would have been found, though.

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4/2006

A Comedy Of Heirs

MacPherson, Rett
Torie O'Shea investigates a murder concealed by her family.

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12/2000

A Veiled Antiquity

MacPherson, Rett
Torie O'Shea deals with old documents, family trees, and a French connection.

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12/2000

Wheels Of Change

Macy, Sue
How Women Rode The Bicycle To Freedom. A history of women on bicycles, with many great images.

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4/2012

Heft on wheels

Magnuson, Mike
Fat professor guy loses weight, stops drinking, quits smoking, becomes local hot bicycle rider. Mostly a pretty good book, might read it again.

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2/2007

After Alice

Maguire, Gregory
Friend Ada goes down the rabbit hole after Alice. Hard to read, but interesting anyway. Spent a LOT of time looking up words!

Quote: Oh well. Marmalade has to make its way in life, like the rest of us, she thought. -- pg. 24

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7/2016

Confessions of an ugly stepsister

Maguire, Gregory
Retake on the Cinderella tale. Surprise twist at end, at least I was surprised. A slow-moving story, but interesting.

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8/2005

Lost

Maguire, Gregory
Confusing story of Winifred Rudge who stops off in London at her cousin's place, run into...ghosts, maybe? It is all cleared up, finally, in a pretty good story. But it was a rough go, for me, for quite a while.

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...to claim any truck with ghosts. -- pg. 245 - I thought I was the only person who used that word!

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4/2018

What The Dickens

Maguire, Gregory
An orphan tooth fairy finds his way the world, while three children and their cousin wait out a MOBY storm for news of their parents.

Is it a sign of a good book when you want to read more? Or is it better to have a satisfying conclusion?

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3/2011

Wicked: The Life and Times Of The Wicked Witch Of The West

Maguire, Gregory
Interesting take on Oz. Sexual situations.

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7/2002

The Best Time Travel Stories Of All Time

Malzberg, Barry N.
Fourteen stories selected by Barry Malzberg. Some really good stuff here, except I really didn't care for the Philip K. Dick story.

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4/2010

The Shadow Girls

Mankell, Henning
A Swedish poet is unwillingly coerced into hearing the stories of three illegal immigrants. While the stories are quite tragic, there is some humor in his tribulations.

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2/2013

Mystery! A treasury for younger readers

Manley, Seon, ed.
A number of stories and poems of mystery and wierdness (fairies?) by classic authors like Poe, F. Scott Fitgerald, Thurber and Holmes, for example. I kinda skipped the poetry... Favorite story was The Murder Of George Washington, by Richard M Gordon.

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5/2007

Holy terror

Marcinko, Richard
Co-authored by Jim DeFelice. Demo Dick saves the Pope from gettin blown up. I like how many of the people he encounters say his first book was the best. With index.

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8/2006

Rogue Warrier-Option Delta

Marcinko, Richard
The Rogue Warrier afield and afoot in Europe.

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No printable quotes!!

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6/1999

Rogue Warrier-The Real Team

Marcinko, Richard
Introduces the real operators from the Rogue Warrier series..

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6/1999

Rogue Warrior : Seize The Day

Marcinko, Richard
With Jim Defelice, Marcinko tells the tale of impersonating Fidel Castro to gather information on a big plot. Moves right along, a pretty good read.

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12/2009

Rogue Warrior: Dictator's Ransom

Marcinko, Richard
I'm PRETTY sure this one is fictional. Dickie goes to North Korea to have dinner with Kim Jong Il. Of course Richard has other motives. Like locating nuclear weapons. The dictator orders Dick to find his son. Stuff happens.

It was funny how this book tied in with the book I just finished, Richard Belzor's I Am Not A Cop!, what with the Russian phrases, references to the mafiya, and the Spetsnaz.

I would like to have see more about Cho Lim, the North Korean soldier/agent/spy who loved animals.

Words I Had To Look Up:

Chinese cup garden (pg. 98) -- It's a garden. A Chinese garden. Nothing really definitive on the web about them.
"Nazdarovya" yelled the team's jumpmaster... (pg. 179) -- He yells "To your health" when they jump?

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7/2009

Violence Of Action

Marcinko, Richard
Some renagade American sojers steal a suitcase nuke and plan to use it, in all places, Portland Oregon, since apparantly it is a den of immorality. Hilarity ensues...

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3/2003

Rogue Warrier-Echo Platoon

Marcinko, Richard and John Weisman
Dicky goes to the Caucasus area to rescue hostages on yet another oil rig, among other things.

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8/2000
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[Abadzis- Alcott] [Alcott- Anderson] [Andreae- Atkinson] [Atkinson- Ballard] [Balliett- Barnard] [Barnard- Barnhill] [Barr- Barr] [Barrows- Bear] [Bear- Beaton] [Beaton- Beattie] [Beattie, editor- Black] [Black- Block] [Block- Borchert] [Bosch- Brennert] [Brillant- Bryson] [Bryson- Bujold] [Bujold- Card] [Card- Card] [Card- Chabon] [Chabon- Clancy] [Clancy- Coakley] [Coben- Cole] [Cole- Collins] [Collins- Connelly] [Connelly- Cook] [Cook- Cornwell] [Cornwell- Crais] [Crais- Crumley] [Crumley- Cussler] [Cussler- David] [Davidson- Dickinson] [Dickinson- Dorsey] [Dorsey- Duane] [Duble- Elkins] [Elkins- Evanovich] [Evanovich- Fairstein] [Fairstein- Ferris] [Ferris- Flanagan] [Flanagan- Ford] [Forester- Francis] [Francis- Francis] [Francis- Francis] [Francis- Gaiman] [Gaiman- Gash] [Gash- Goldberg] [Goldberg- Grafton] [Grafton- Gratz] [Graves- Grennan] [Griffin- Grisham] [Grisham- Haldeman] [Haldeman- Hall] [Hallinan- Harte] [Hartwell- Heinlein] [Heinlein- Heller] [Heller- Henry] [Hepler- Hess] [Hess- Hiaasen] [Hiaasen- Hobb] [Hobb- Horowitz] [Horowitz- Hyman] [Ibbotson- Jocelyn] [Johansen- Kaminsky] [Kaminsky- Kelley] [Kellog- Kienzle] [King- Klise] [Klise- Krueger] [Kurland- Larsson] [Lasky- Lee] [Lee- Lescroart] [Lescroart- Little] [Little- Lowry] [Lu- Macleod] [Macleod- Marcinko] [Marcinko- Mass] [Mass- McBain] [McBain- McCrumb] [McCrumb- McNab] [McNally- Mikaelsen] [Miles- Moore] [Moore- Mullane] [Muller- Nimmo] [Nimmo- O'Brian] [O'Brian- O'Brian] [O'Brien- Owens] [Palacio- Park] [Park- Parker] [Parker- Parker] [Parker- Paulsen] [Paulsen- Peck] [Peck- Pfeffer] [Pfeffer- Posey] [Powell- Prager] [Pratchett- Pratchett] [Pratchett- Pronzini] [Pronzini- Pynchon] [Pynchon- Reeves] [Rehder- Riordan] [Riordan- Rose] [Rose- Russell] [Russell- Savage] [Savin- Schmatz] [Schmidt- Scottoline] [Scottoline- Setterfield] [Shaffer- Shute] [Sijie- Smith] [Smith- Spinelli] [Spinelli- Steinberg] [Steinhauer- Stross] [Stross- Swee] [Sweeney- Tepper] [Thompson- Turtledove] [Turtledove- Van Draanen] [Van Draanen- Veglahn] [Villasenor- Webster] [Weeks- Westlake] [Westlake- Wiles] [Wiles- Woodring] [Woodruff- Zevin] [Zimmerman- Zusak] 

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