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BOOKS: Best Reads of 2016 – List by Ross Jeffery

The Trees by ALI SHAW Ali Shaw blew me out of the water with this book. The quote on the cover says ‘Does for Trees what Hitchcock did for Birds’ and it’s his visionary mind that brings this world to life. One could easily imagine that this fictional world had been created by the great

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BOOKS: Best Reads of 2016 – List by Joseph Sale

The Complete Double Dead by CHUCK WENDIG  The concept for Double Dead is genius: in a zombie apocalypse, a lone vampire must protect the last humans so that his food supply doesn’t dry up. In this dead vs dead masterpiece we are treated to madness after madness: zombie-worshipping cults, two-ton cannibal goddesses and a city

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BOOKS: Best Reads of 2016 – List by Gareth Dickson

A Brief History of Seven Killings by MARLON JAMES This is by a comfortable margin the most deserving Booker winner I have ever read, the winner in 2015. The attempted assassination of Bob Marley in 1976 is the springboard, but this novel encompasses so much more. James fuses drug cartels, the CIA, Jamaican politics, and

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BOOKS: Best Reads of 2016 – List by Daniel Soule

Can you hear it? The Yule log burning in the hearth, hopefully warming kin and not a lonely heart. Soon spring will insert its chirps into our story, but for now winter holds court. So, pull up a chair, pour yourself a toddy, and light the shag in your pipe. It’s the end of a

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