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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
Sunny Solomon

Cold Wind

There are so many reasons to recommend C. J. Box and his Joe Pickett novels it’s hard to know where to begin. Let’s start with

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

The Shadow Land

THE SHADOW LAND If “Bookin’ with Sunny” were to give five stars to the best novels we review, Elizabeth’s Kostova’s The Shadow Land would deserve

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Fiction
Sunny Solomon

The Good Lord Bird

It’s not any wonder that James McBride’s latest book, The Good Lord Bird won the 2013 National Book Award, and I won’t be the last

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Authors of color
Sunny Solomon

Home

HOME   —   MORE THAN A HOUSE OR THE PLACE YOU COME FROM “Home” is rather like a jigsaw puzzle (another of my favorite pastimes). It

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Looking Back on Good Intentions

Sometimes, in reaction to today’s state of rapid publication of almost avalanche proportions, it seems wise to pause and scrounge through those books purchased from

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

The Cleaner of Chartres

The prosaic title of Salley Vickers’s new novel, The Cleaner of Chartres, belies the subtle complexities of her story. On a literal level, illiterate Agnes

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

The Husband’s Secret

Australian novelist Liane Moriarty poses an intriguing question: what might occur if/when a wife unwittingly/purposely unearths a heretofore hidden, horrific marital secret? What might happen,

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

The Colony of Unrequited Dreams

Wayne Johnston, writing The Colony of Unrequited Dreams, fictionalizes the life of Joe Smallwood, a real-life twentieth-century Newfoundland politician. In so doing, Johnston presents a

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