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Tell the Machine Goodnight by Katie Williams
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Tell the Machine Goodnight (2018)

by Katie Williams

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Such an interesting premise and mostly successful execution until it took a sudden turn for the gruesome. If you’re at all sensitive about harm being done to animals, run away! If I’d known about that aspect of the book beforehand, I’d never have picked it up. ( )
  Editrixie | Jul 6, 2019 |
As an audiobook, this was pretty good and it was good to listen to before going to sleep. But, it was hard to tell if this was a series of short stories that were all related or just a loosely constructed novel. I know that
doesn't sound much like an endorsement but there you have it... ( )
  Dianekeenoy | Apr 29, 2019 |
Great premise. Totally mediocre execution.
  sparemethecensor | Aug 10, 2018 |
Hard work. The story starts out ok, then branches out and loses focus. Uses that device where you have to work to figure out who is narrating various chapters - hasn't that been done to death? Story about Val seems a completely unnecessary diversion. Deeply unsatisfying read. ( )
  ValNewHope | Aug 5, 2018 |
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"Pearl's job is to make people happy. Every day, she provides customers with personalized recommendations for greater contentment. She's good at her job, her office manager tells her, successful. But how does one measure an emotion? Meanwhile, there's Pearl's teenage son, Rhett. A sensitive kid who has forged an unconventional path through adolescence, Rhett seems to find greater satisfaction in being unhappy. The very rejection of joy is his own kind of "pursuit of happiness." As his mother, Pearl wants nothing more than to help Rhett--but is it for his sake or for hers?"--Amazon.com.… (more)

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