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Why Read or Buy Poetry?

If you don’t dress in black or hang out in coffeehouses, why would you want to read poetry? I mean really, you squeaked through all

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Children’s picture books
Sunny Solomon

A Story For Bear

With summer on the horizon, can a good beach read be far behind? Well, forget the sexy chick lit, the political thriller or the sophisticated

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A Grandfather's Lesson
Food
Marjorie Cordova

A Grandfather’s Lessons

A GRANDFATHER’S LESSONS Does your child or grandchild express an interest in cooking? Don’t know where to start? Well, I have the book for you

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Film
Joanne Mallari

After the Shot Drops

AFTER THE SHOT DROPS Randy Ribay delivers a morally complex narrative in his new young adult novel. After the Shot Drops follows the story of

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

Salt Houses

Salt Houses Imagine your family displaced, forced from your family home by political maneuverings and wartime invasions that have little to do with your daily

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British Authors
Ann Ronald

The Versions of Us

Imagine that moment in time when you first met someone who would change the course of your life. Then imagine what might have happened had

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Fiction
Joanne Mallari

Ludie’s Life

What makes Ludie extraordinary is her life—not as it is shaped by popular success, but as it is lived. Award-winning author Cynthia Rylant weaves a

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

Black River

 A few months ago, Sunny posted companion musings where she and I both opined about the tempo and rhythms of Southern literature.  At the time, I

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Books on books
Neal Ferguson

When Books Went to War

When Books Went to War: The Stories that Helped Us Win World War II Did you ever wonder how WW II soldiers filled up the

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Children’s early and middle readers
Sunny Solomon

God Bless the Gargoyles

God Bless the Gargoyles is a most unexpected treasure. At first glance, just from its cover, the average grandparent, looking for that perfect children’s book

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Wild at Heart
Animal stories
Sunny Solomon

Wild at Heart

WILD AT HEART, MUSTANGS AND THE YOUNG PEOPLE FIGHTING TO SAVE THEM I reviewed Terri Farley’s book back in August of 2017. This is the

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The Fencing Master
Fiction
Ann Ronald

The Fencing Master

THE FENCING MASTER   Spanish author Arturo Perez-Reverte and his translator, Margaret Jull Costa, have created a novel that may best be described as a

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Rebel Cinderella
Biography
Ann Ronald

Rebel Cinderella

REBEL CINDERELLA Adam Hochschild renews my faith in biographers and the art of biography. Rebel Cinderella models the very best of this sort of intellectual

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