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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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The Clockwork Crow
British Authors
Sunny Solomon

The Clockwork Crow

The Clockwork Crow, first in a new series by Catherine Fisher. I feel on pretty sure ground when reviewing children’s picture books, but lacking a

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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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The Shadow Land
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 Kostova’s The Shadow Land would deserve

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Before We Were Yours
Historical Fiction
Ann Ronald

Before We Were Yours

Before We Were Yours – Lisa Wingate’s fictional character discovers and uncovers the hidden and difficult historical truths surrounding her family’s past. Because I so

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Time for Bed, Old House
Reviews
Sunny Solomon

Time for Bed Old House

Time for Bed, Old House A perfect blend of story and illustrations describing a young boy’s first night away from home. Time For Bed, Old

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The Book of Lost Friends
Historical Fiction
Ann Ronald

The Book of Lost Friends

THE BOOK OF LOST FRIENDS Lisa Wingate’s The Book of Lost Friends is a historical novel firmly grounded in historic poignancy and pain. For many

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The Opposite of Fate
Family relationships
Ann Ronald

The Opposite of Fate

The Opposite of Fate – Rape, a resulting pregnancy, and a 16-year coma. Alison McGhee stretches the reader’s emotional imagination in profound ways. Alison McGhee’s

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The Good Lord Bird
Fiction
Sunny Solomon

The Good Lord Bird

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

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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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Brandy Burgess
This 'N That
Brandy Burgess

Combining Like Terms

Combining Like Terms By Brandy Burgess “All human wisdom is contained in these two words – Wait and Hope. For all evils there are two

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