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Martha Wells

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Book Recs

I'm looking for something to read, so rec me books! New books, or books that are about to come out, including your own books. Comment with title, author, and why you liked it/are looking forward to it.

ETA: Fantasy, mystery, science fiction, romance, it's all good.
ETA2: And historical fiction or non-fiction!
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I just read North River by Pete Hamill, and highly recommend it. I also recommend his book Forever, which was phenomenal. North River is set in NY in the Depression, and it's about a doctor who comes home from making house calls one day to find his 3 year old grandson deposited in the foyer of his house. His daughter, who had run away at 17 to Mexico to marry the boy's father has taken off for Spain. Anyway, the story is about the doctor, his relationship with his grandson and Rose, the woman he hires to look after Carlitto. Loved this book.

Forever is about an Irishman who comes to New York in the 17th c. to exact revenge on someone (an Englishman of course) who very seriously wronged him (killing his father). Cormac is granted immortality as long as he remains on Manhattan island. The story covers a few hundred years of NY history but also follows Cormac through time as he searches for the decendants of the Earl of Warren, the man who killed his father, and goes through to the modern age. I LOVED THIS BOOK. Loved it.

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