Kirby, Jessi. Things We Know by Heart.

NY: HarperCollins, 2015.

This is a new author for me, and this is not her first book, but I’m impressed with both her style and her ability to construct an unusual but convincing plot. The focus is Quinn Sullivan, now seventeen, whose life on the Southern California coast seemed perfect until her boyfriend of three years was killed. She thought she’d be spending all the rest of her life with Trent, but now it’s Day 400 since he died, and Quinn still can’t get her life back.


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Bazell, Josh. Beat the Reaper.

NY: Little, Brown, 2009.

Dr. Peter Brown is a pretty hulking guy for a hospital intern, as well as being a little older than average. That’s because he’s also Pietro Brnwa, a/k/a “Bearclaw,” retired Polish-Jewish hit man for the New York mob, and now in Witness Protection. Being a doctor is a lot tougher job than being a professional killer, he discovers, as well as a lot more bloody.


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