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Pilgrim at Tinker Creek
Annie Dillard
Vampires in the Lemon Grove: Stories
Karen Russell
The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August
Claire North
Moral Tribes: Emotion, Reason, and the Gap Between Us and Them
Joshua Greene
The Wisdom Of The Myths: How Greek Mythology Can Change Your Life
Luc Ferry

Dog on It: A Chet and Bernie Mystery (Chet and Bernie Mysteries)

Dog on It - Spencer Quinn Fun mystery from the point of view of the detective's dog, Chet. I loved Quinn's use of the Chet as an unreliable narrator. Chet's poor understanding of certain human concepts, tendency to get easily distracted by snacks and balls, and habit of falling asleep during important conversations made the character funny and endearingly dog-like. Quinn wrote all the "good guys" in the story as likable human beings with quirks and flaws, and kept at least a few of the "bad guys" as round characters that were people who'd made bad choices (although some of the vilains were simply cardboard cut-outs of black hats). Overall an engaging read with an interesting perspective and well-written characters I cared enough about to keep coming back to read.