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Simple Observations

by Katie Asher

This is stand-up comedy in written form, a culmination of oftentimes universal thoughts that are given a winking twist. Patrick Dykie’s straightforwardly presented book "Simple Observations" is a humorous work that skips between... Read More

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Peacock's Alibi

by Jeff Fleischer

Stuart David’s character Peacock Johnson has already been through a bit, appearing in an earlier David novel and an actual Ian Rankin crime novel (it’s a long story). Now he’s back in Peacock’s Alibi, a fun caper highlighted by... Read More

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The Two-Plate Solution

by Rachel Jagareski

"The Two-Plate Solution" is a molten broth of comic, nonstop action from page one. The American TV show Natural Dish-aster is shooting in Israel, and producer Sara Sinek, a Special Forces veteran with a secret about her time embedded... Read More

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Peril in the Old Country

by Claire Foster

Sloot Peril, a modest accountant who is “only as superstitious as required by law,” is an unlikely hero in the humorous fantasy "Peril in the Old Country". With a lyrical flair that evokes P. G. Wodehouse, Peril is funny and fun.... Read More

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Ivy vs. Dogg

by Nancy Powell

Brian Leung’s "Ivy vs. Dogg" delivers a stinging commentary of how unchecked voyeurism has impacted modern politics, making it a politician’s business to get into everybody’s business. This Election for the internet age is a heady,... Read More

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The Man Who Died

by Matt Grant

Finnish author Antti Tuomainen’s "The Man Who Died" is a bizarre, twisty, darkly comic novel about a man investigating his own murder. It’s a tightly paced Scandinavian thriller with a wicked sense of humor and a bumbling... Read More

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