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Autobiography/Memoir
Martha Hildreth

Boot Language

BOOT LANGUAGE This memoir will remind the reader of other books that recall a blighted, terrifying childhood such as Glass Castle and Educated. Like those

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History
Neal Ferguson

Engineers of Victory

Engineers of Victory: The Problem Solvers Who Turned the Tide in the Second World War Disclaimer: I gladly admit to a generally favorable attitude towards

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Fiction
Sunny Solomon

The Book of Jonas

Stephen Dau has written a most enigmatic and satisfying novel that delivers a story of loss as publicly broad as it is personally intimate. The

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Freedom Soup
Children’s early and middle readers
Sunny Solomon

Freedom Soup

FREEDOM SOUP Just in time for New Year’s Day celebration is another great picture book from Candlewick Press. Freedom Soup is proof that the publishing

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Reviews
Ann Ronald

Tahoe Chase

Reviewers for “Bookin’ with Sunny” are enthusiastic Todd Borg fans. Whenever he writes a new Lake Tahoe mystery, we line up; first to gain access

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Autobiography/Memoir
Ann Ronald

A Bushel’s Worth

A Bushel’s Worth: An Ecobiography My dictionary does not include “ecobiography,” nor does spellcheck recognize the word. But one definition of “eco” is “not harmful

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Poetry
Joanne Mallari

Eyes, Stones

Eyes, Stones is the winner of the Academy of American  Poets’ 2011 Walt Whitman Award, an honor given to American poets who have not previously published

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

Defending Jacob

Last evening I was talking with two poet friends about the term ‘niche writer.’ We agreed that formula prose is a lesser sort of creation,

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GREAT JOY
Children’s picture books
Sunny Solomon

Great Joy

Great Joy, a Christmas picture book by Kate DiCamillo, really is a great joy, and between DiCamillo’s words and Bagram Ibatoulline’s illustrations, it deserves to

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Books on books
Sunny Solomon

Phantoms on the Bookshelves

I am a sucker for books about books, so when my son-in-law gave me a copy of Jacques Bonnet’s Phantoms on the Bookshelves for Christmas

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British Authors
Ann Ronald

The Paying Guests

The Paying Guests Sarah Waters’ NeoGothic ingenuity astonishes me. With every novel she writes, she tweaks my inner Charlotte Bronte, my inner Emily Bronte, my

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Fiction
Sunny Solomon

Tahoe Hijack

Now I’m hooked. One mystery is never enough, literary or noir, look-out-here-comes-a-bullet or the forensics of a TV crime show, this is fun, entertaining reading.

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Autobiography/Memoir
Ann Ronald

West with the Night

West with the Wind Not long ago I reviewed Circling the Sun for “Bookin’ with Sunny.” Circling the Sun is Paula McLain’s fictional rendition of

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