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Review: Working Stiff: Two Years, 262 Bodies, and the Making of a Medical Examiner by Judy Melinek and T.J. Mitchell

Published by Scribner Released August 12, 2014 272 pages Where I got it: E-galley received from publisher via NetGalley [stars:4] Description (from Goodreads): The fearless memoir of a young forensic pathologist’s rookie season as a NYC medical examiner, and the cases, … Continue reading

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Review: Stories from Jonestown by Leigh Fondakowski

Published by University of Minnesota Press Released February 1, 2013 312 pages Where I got it: E-galley received courtesy publisher via NetGalley Rating: Description (from publisher): The saga of Jonestown didn’t end on the day in November 1978 when more than … Continue reading

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Review: Restless in Peace by Mariah de la Croix

Published by Llewellyn Publications Released September 8, 2012 244 pages Where I got it: E-galley received from publisher via NetGalley Rating: Description (from Goodreads): A deceased undertaker still carries out his life’s work. The spirit of a nun comforts mourners. Red … Continue reading

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Review: Mortality by Christopher Hitchens

Published by Twelve Released September 4, 2012 128 pages Where I got it: Library where I work Rating: Description (from Goodreads): On June 8, 2010, while on a book tour for his bestselling memoir, Hitch-22, Christopher Hitchens was stricken in his New … Continue reading

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Review: The Dog Stars by Peter Heller

Published by Knopf Released August 07, 2012 336 pages Where I got it:ARC received from publisher at ALA Annual 2012 Rating: Description (from Goodreads): Hig survived the flu that killed everyone he knows. His wife is gone, his friends are dead, he … Continue reading

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