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Windy City Blues
Entertainment
Ann Ronald

Windy City Blues

Windy City Blues. Polish brothers, Black musicians and entertainers, and a record company you won’t soon forget. Rosen’s novel has it all. Renée Rosen seamlessly

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Fiction
Sunny Solomon

The Help

THE HELP Kathryn Stockett‘s debut novel, The Help, is so popular (my recently purchased copy was a seventh edition of the paperback) that another positive

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

The Crimson Rooms

Katharine McMahon fashions a post-World War I London in her novel, The Crimson Rooms.  She prefaces her story with a Wilfred Owen poem, written in

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

In Need of a Good Wife

After the Civil War, many lonesome western men sent for wives from the east. Some marriages were arranged by brokers, some by charlatans, but all

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

Heartbroke Bay

Heartbroke Bay: A Novel of Alaska To tell the story of Heartbroke Bay, an Alaskan fjord known locally as Lituya Bay and now part of

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Mystery
Ann Ronald

Mystery Bound Game Wardens

Stone Cold by C. J. Box and The Precipice by Paul Doiron As I was reading and reviewing Paul Doiron’s first four Mike Bowditch mysteries

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

Snow Angels – Nordic Noir

Snow Angeles – An Inspector Vaara Mystery A few years ago I reviewed The Boy in the Suitcase for “Bookin’ with Sunny,” and made what

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The French Girl
Fiction
Ann Ronald

The French Girl

THE FRENCH GIRL Lexie Elliott’s The French Girl is the best mystery I’ve read in a while. It’s one of those books that keep you

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Tiny Little Thing
Fiction
Ann Ronald

Tiny Little Thing

TINY LITTLE THING Tiny Little Thing, a novel written by Beatriz Williams, advertises itself as “a perfect summer read.” I’m prejudiced against catalogs like “100

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An Artless Demise
Fiction
Ann Ronald

An Artless Demise

AN ARTLESS DEMISE I initially encountered Anna Lee Huber’s mysteries in 2012 when her first novel featuring Lady Kiera Darcy, The Anatomist’s Wife, was published.

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Flight Patterns
Fiction
Ann Ronald

Flight Patterns

Flight Patterns – Author Karen White turns Southern Gothic in a new and original direction. When I was about a quarter of the way through reading Karen

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Vox
Fiction
Ann Ronald

Vox

Vox, Christina Dalcher’s novel makes use of Atwood’s template for modern feminist dystopian novels, placing it squarely in the United States. Not quite dystopian, eh?

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