11th Hour by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro

April 24, 2015

Plot summary (from the publisher): Your best friend Lindsay Boxer is pregnant at last! But her work doesn’t slow for a second. When millionaire Chaz Smith is mercilessly gunned down, she discovers that the murder weapon is linked to the deaths of four of San Francisco’s most untouchable criminals. And it was taken from her […]

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Stalking the Angel by Robert Crais

April 22, 2015

Plot summary (from the publisher): Bradley Warren has lost a very valuable thirteenth-century Japanese manuscript, the Hagakure, and hires Elvis Cole to recover it. Elvis and Joe Pike search through Los Angeles’ Little Tokyo and the nest of the notorious Japanese mafia, known as the yakuza. Warning: Spoilers below! Liked: So far, Elvis is still […]

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Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain

April 19, 2015

Summary (from the publisher): At least one-third of the people we know are introverts. They are the ones who prefer listening to speaking; who innovate and create but dislike self-promotion; who favor working on their own over working in teams. It is to introverts—Rosa Parks, Chopin, Dr. Seuss, Steve Wozniak—that we owe many of the […]

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