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Another Self-publishing Opportunity

Thanks again to Mediabiistro and GalleyCat for their breaking news about Simon Schuster’s entry into the ever-increasing world of self-publication. “Simon & Schuster has created 

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

We Are Called to Rise

We Are Called to Rise When I began reading We Are Called to Rise, I was reminded of a pointillist painting. Four seemingly disparate narrators

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Biography
Ann Ronald

Queen’s Gambit

Queen’s Gambit: A Novel of Katherine Parr Successful historical novels draw the reader into a bygone milieu, bringing historic characters to life while describing colorful

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British Authors
Ann Ronald

What She Left

What She Left These characters are not likeable at all!!! Not a single man or woman in T. R. Richmond’s novel, What She Left, is

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Crime
Dan Erwine

The Skeleton Crew

THE SKELETON CREW: HOW AMATEUR SLEUTHS ARE SOLVING AMERICA’S COLDEST CASES This book is not to be confused with Skeleton Crew, Stephen King’s 1985 collection

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Autobiography/Memoir
Ann Ronald

What Happened

WHAT HAPPENED Like a dedicated political junkie, I followed in real time the events that Hillary Clinton retraces in her book about the 2016 presidential

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Nature
Ann Ronald

The Soul of an Octopus

THE SOUL OF AN OCTOPUS When the proprietress of Seaport Books, in La Conner, Washington, recommended Sy Montgomery’s The Soul of an Octopus, I must

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Biography
Neal Ferguson

The Bonanza King

THE BONANZA KING: JOHN MACKAY AND THE BATTLE OVER THE GREATEST RICHES IN THE AMERICAN WEST Gregory Couch’s The Bonanza King: John Mackay and the

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Fantasy/Sci-Fi
Ann Ronald

Once Upon a River

ONCE UPON A RIVER When I turned the final page of Diane Setterfield’s novel, Once Upon a River, I closed the book and sat staring

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The Library Book
Books on books
Ann Ronald

The Library Book

THE LIBRARY BOOK Susan Orlean’s The Library Book couples a moving meditation on the author’s part with the solid research she has conducted in archives

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Biography
Neal Ferguson

The Wright Brothers

The Wright Brothers Obsession may be in the eye of the beholder. Maybe. If anyone has ever been obsessed, the Wright brothers, Wilbur and Orville,

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