Arah-Lynda Hay

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Location: Kitchener, Ontario, Canada


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The Accident by Linwood Barclay
The Accident by Linwood Barclay
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars The Accident, Jan. 28 2012
Glenn Garber is beside himself. His wife Sheila, mother of his eight year old daughter Kelly, is dead, the result of a horrific car accident. Worse still the officer at the scene believes that Sheila is responsible for the accident that claimed the lives of two others. He wants Glenn to accept that his wife was driving under the influence, with an overwhelming amount of vodka in her system. This simply makes no sense. Sheila would never do something that stupid! As the coroner's report confirms the officer's initial assessment of Sheila's condition Glenn's disbelief and grief morphs into rage and an all consuming anger aimed at his dead wife. How could she have done something that stupid,… Read more
Robopocalypse: A Novel by Daniel H. Wilson
Robopocalypse: A Novel by Daniel H. Wilson
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Robopocalypse, Jan. 28 2012
I started this story with a gentle yet persistent trepidation. It took me a while to adjust to robospeak and slowly, familiarize myself with (on a very shallow level, toes dipped so to speak) the technical terminology.

Somewhere along the way, somewhat surprisingly, I became invested in this story and it's many occupants, human and well, not. Suddenly the outcome of this war mattered, the story mattered, it mattered a lot.

It's somewhat eerie, I think, that the storyteller holds a PHD in robotics......

Holy Raptors Reader, what next...... Dinosaurs
State Of Wonder by Ann Patchett
State Of Wonder by Ann Patchett
5.0 out of 5 stars State of Wonder, Jan. 28 2012
This marks the third time that I have dipped into the writing pool of Ann Patchett and let me tell you, she does not disappoint!
Dr. Marina Singh embarks on a trip to Brazil in an effort to determine two things: What happened to her colleague, who had died there scant weeks ago and what kind of progress was being made by her former mentor in the development of a new fertility drug that was being funded by her pharmaceutical company. Both of these tasks prove to be most complex and difficult to acheive. Her former mentor's work is at the center of her journey and involves a little known tribe of people whose ability to procreate extends well into their seventies and proves to be as… Read more

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