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The Receptionist, a novel

Review: The Receptionist by Kate Myles

June 10, 2021 11:47 am By Leave your thoughts

The Receptionist, Kate Myles, Thomas & Mercer - There are no heroes in Kate Myles’ novel, “The Receptionist.” Instead, her main characters are despicable, greedy and inhumane people whose sole aim is “monetizing the population” by illegally collecting medical data to sell products.

What Could Be Saved

Review: What Could Be Saved by Liese O’Halloran Schwarz

April 6, 2021 9:12 am By Leave your thoughts

What Could Be Saved, Liese O'Halloran Schwarz, Atria Books - The lingering quietness of Liese O’Halloran Schwarz’s mystery novel, “What Could Be Saved,” is also its driving energy. The narrative, bouncing between past and present, evolves around the disappearance of a child, and then, his re-appearance a half-century later.