Fiction

Fiction
Ann Ronald

My Last Continent

MY LAST CONTINENT On one level Midge Raymond’s novel, My Last Continent, shadows the initial attraction and then the developing love between Deb and Keller.

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

A Gentleman in Moscow

A GENTLEMAN IN MOSCOW Imagine incarceration, not in an isolated prison cell but in a bustling Moscow hotel, not for a week or a month

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Fantasy/Sci-Fi
Ann Ronald

Valley of the Moon

VALLEY OF THE MOON When I was a girl, perhaps ten years old, my parents treated me to a matinee staging of Brigadoon. I’ve never

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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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Fiction
Sunny Solomon

Setting Free the Kites

SETTING FREE THE KITES It’s not often that we read a book with as many laughs as tears, but Alex George has done it again

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

Celine

Celine Each of Peter Heller’s three novels sends dissimilar characters in wildly diverse directions.  Yet there is a thematic consistency between The Dog Stars and

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

A Fine Imitation

A Fine Imitation While reading Amber Brock’s novel, A Fine Imitation, I kept thinking of Robert Frost’s poem, “The Road Not Taken.”  Vera Longacre Bellington,

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

The Shadow Land

THE SHADOW LAND If “Bookin’ with Sunny” were to give five stars to the best novels we review, Elizabeth’s Kostova’s The Shadow Land would deserve

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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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Crime
Ann Ronald

Night School

NIGHT SCHOOL – JACK REACHER AND CLASSMATES? Night School, Lee Child’s twentieth Jack Reacher novel, isn’t the first I’ve reviewed for “Bookin’ with Sunny’ and

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Art
Ann Ronald

A Piece of the World

A PIECE OF THE WORLD Any review of Christina Baker Kline’s novel, A Piece of the World, must begin with Andrew Wyeth’s masterpiece, “Christina’s World.”

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