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Biography
Neal Ferguson

Elizabeth of York

 Elizabeth of York: A Tudor Queen and Her World Alison Weir, author of fourteen books on Medieval and Renaissance Britain, has now written about nearly

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Animal stories
Sunny Solomon

The Mare

THE MARE For those of us who know what it’s like to love horses, The Mare is so much more than another story about a

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Elephant Company
Biography
Neal Ferguson

Elephant Company

Elephant Company: The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Save Lives in World War II What do Elephants really want?

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Numbered Account
Fiction
Ann Ronald

Numbered Account

Numbered Account – Reich bifurcates his novel between the intricacies of Swiss banking and one fast-paced thriller. Christopher Reich has written what I would call

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The Paper Bag Princess
Children’s early and middle readers
Aubrey Siino

The Paper Bag Princess

The Paperbag Princess, A twist to the knight and princess tale. The Paper Bag Princess by Robert N. Munsch and illustrated by Michael Martchenko is

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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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The Overstory
Reviews
Ann Ronald

The Overstory

The Overstory A powerful novel of environmental concepts. During the decade before I retired, I often taught “Environmental Literature,” a capstone course for graduating seniors.

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Nonfiction
Ann Ronald

Trainwreck

Trainwreck: The Women We Love to Hate, Mock, and Fear . . . and Why Trainwrecks, Sady Doyle metaphorically muses, are women who have lost

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Bradstreet Gate
Reviews
Ann Ronald

Bradstreet Gate

BRADSTREET GATE An unsettling novel with an unsettled ending, Bradstreet Gate opens on the tenth anniversary of a murder committed on the Harvard campus.  Robin

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Hiding Place
British Authors
Ann Ronald

The Hiding Place

THE HIDING PLACE I could review C. J. Tudor’s novel, The Hiding Place, in just four words. Rosemary’s Baby on Steroids. Except that wouldn’t be

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The Last Secret
Reviews
Sunny Solomon

The Last Secret

The Last Secret  Secrets. Be honest, don’t we have a few things that, for whatever reason, we’ve never told another person? Well, Nora Trimble Hammond,

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