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Fiction
Sunny Solomon

Coal Black Horse

Robert Olmstead has given us a little literary gem in Coal Black Horse, the tale of fourteen year old Robey Childs, who has been sent

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AN AMERICAN MARRIAGE dust jcket
Authors of color
Sunny Solomon

An American Marriage

AN AMERICAN MARRIAGE Think of marriage as a lovely pond, surrounded by flora and fauna (family and friends). Then think of someone throwing a rather

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

The Current

THE CURRENT I just finished reading another “Bookin’ with Sunny” novel that I couldn’t put down. Tim Johnston’s The Current, a mystery thriller that careens

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Historical Fiction
Sunny Solomon

The Second Mrs. Hockaday

The Second Mrs. Hockaday Belonging to the Clayton Community Library Book Club has its perks. Members now spread the wealth by bringing in books they’ve

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

Mudbound

MUDBOUND Hillary Jordan’s novel, Mudbound, carries the reader back to a 1940s Mississippi rife with hatred, prejudice, and bigotry. Since the first chapter opens with

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

West of Sunset

Stewart O’Nan’s novel, West of Sunset, mirrors perfectly the frenetic ennui of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s life and his fiction. West of Sunset tells the story

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

The High Divide

Lin Enger sends The High Divide characters into a sequence of improbable, nearly impossible situations. The novel takes place in 1886, when the West was

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Historical Fiction
Sunny Solomon

The Puzzle King

Occasionally I read a book that’s just too short. That’s the problem with Betsy Carter’s The Puzzle King. It could easily be fifty or a

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