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Reviews
Dan Erwine

Mary Martin Broadway Legend

To kids growing up in the 1950’s, the name Mary Martin meant just one thing: Peter Pan. This was a television re-creation of the 1954

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Poetry
Joanne Mallari

Poets’ Guide to America

What would happen if poets conquered America? The answer to this question lies in a clever collection of poems that maps of the United States.

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Poetry
Joanne Mallari

Yankee Broadcast Network

The duo is at it again: after their colorful conquest of the United States in Poets’ Guide to America, John F. Buckley and Martin Ott

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British Authors
Ann Ronald

Resorting to Murder

Resorting to Murder: Holiday Mysteries Not long ago I described a new series for “Bookin’ with Sunny” readers. Poisoned Pen Press is offering British Library

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Crossings
Reviews
Ann Ronald

Crossings

CROSSINGS The best way to read Alix Landragin‘s novel, Crossings, is with a healthy dose of Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s “willing suspension of disbelief.” As a

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This 'N That
Sunny Solomon

Black History Month 2019

BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2019 It is February, the shortest month of the year. You know what that means, dear readers. It is Black History Month.

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Search for the New Land
African American Writers
Sunny Solomon

Search for the New Land

Search for the New Land shook me awake and into the world of Julius Lester’s Black experience. Sometimes my reading habits set me off like

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A Good Neighborhood
Fiction
Sunny Solomon

A Good Neighborhood

A GOOD NEIGHBORHOOD Therese Anne Fowler’s latest book, A Good Neighborhood, is one very good novel. The first thing that will catch your attention is

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History
Sunny Solomon

The Remains of Company D

“He went lights-out somewhere just beyond the Paris-Soissons Road, while the air rained bullets and his company – the survivors, anyway – rolled on through

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Reviews
Sunny Solomon

Lost and Found

Based on a program of Conflict Resolution developed by author Jan Elise Sells, Lost and Found: Healing Troubled Teens in Troubled Times is a title

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

Small Blessings

Calling a book ‘an academic novel’ is often a kiss of death, but in the case of Martha Woodroof’s Small Blessings, it is a breath

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Biography
Sunny Solomon

The Mystery of Lewis Carroll

The Mystery of Lewis Carroll, Discovering the Whimsical, Thoughtful, and Sometimes Lonely Man Who Created “Alice in Wonderland.” The Mystery of Lewis Carroll, a well-researched

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Reviews
Ann Ronald

The Nightingale

Whenever I read a book about the German occupation of France during World War II, I am aghast at the horrible living conditions, the deprivations,

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Books on books
Ann Ronald

The Book of Speculation

The Book of Speculation As Sunny’s regular readers must have surmised by now, I’m not much of a fan of science fiction and I never

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The Last House on The Street
Fiction
Sunny Solomon

The Last House on The Street

Diane Chamberlain’s latest mystery, The Last House on The Street, is a provocative title for a provocative mystery that takes forty-five years to solve. The

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