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Just Because
Children’s picture books
Sunny Solomon

Just Because

JUST BECAUSE How many of us who have children in our lives remember people telling us, “Enjoy them while you can because they grow up

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Historical Fiction
Ann Ronald

Widow

WIDOW A classic cast of characters populates Sara Dahmen’s novel, Widow. The naïve easterner, a winsome heroine headed West for reasons revealed only piecemeal as

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Children’s early and middle readers
Joanne Mallari

When Did You See Her Last?

When Did You See Her Last? All the Wrong Questions To stop publishing Lemony Snicket—now that would be an unfortunate event. Fortunately, Little, Brown and

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Fiction
Vivienne French

The Goldfinch

Big book (784 pages!), big story. I was initially daunted by its size, but once into it, I couldn’t put it down. The Goldfinch is

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The Thanksgiving Visitor
Autobiography/Memoir
Sunny Solomon

The Thanksgiving Visitor

The Thanksgiving Visitor My annual reading of Truman Capote’s beloved story, The Thanksgiving Visitor, a tale of the spirit of giving, is my bellwether that

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Children’s picture books
Sunny Solomon

A Night of Tamales & Roses

A Night of Tamales & Roses is at its simplest, a story of stage fright. It is also the story of little Ana Luisa, whose

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Fiction
Dan Erwine

Drood

There’s something strangely familiar about Dan Simmons’ Drood. In mid-nineteenth century England Charles Dickens and William Wilkie Collins were successful writers and good friends. They

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History
Sunny Solomon

German Voices

The reader who recalls Frederic Tubach’s and Bernard Rosner’s movingly honest memoir, An Uncommon Friendship, should not pass up Tubach’s latest book, German Voices. The

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The English Major
Fiction
Sunny Solomon

The English Major

How can it be that I am as old as I am and have not read Jim Harrison’s fiction before this? All I can say

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Astray
Fiction
Ann Ronald

Astray

ASTRAY Emma Donoghue has concocted a collection of short stories that consider a single innovative theme. Astray features a diverse set of characters who have

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

The Maid’s Version

Last month Sunny posted a blog she wrote when she finished reading Daniel Woodrell’s novel, The Maid’s Version. She mused about Woodrell’s unhurried language and

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This 'N That
Sunny Solomon

Summer Horse People

I just finished reading Lord of Misrule and it proves what I’ve known since I was a kid: nothing beats a good horse story. The characters

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STARS cover
Children’s picture books
Aubrey Siino

Stars

This book is for the stargazer at heart. Stars captivates the reader and the listener turning both into viewers with its beautiful illustrations. The author,

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