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My Kitchen Year
Food
Marjorie Cordova

My Kitchen Year

MY KITCHEN YEAR Ruth Reichl: My Kitchen Year was reviewed by Ann Ronald in Bookin’ with Sunny in 2016. Ann’s review set the stage for

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In Another Country
The Poet's Corner - Poem by Poem
Sunny Solomon

Prognosis

The Poet’s Corner  —  Poem by Poem Prognosis from the book In Another Country An old man alone in a house full of books who

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Biography
Neal Ferguson

Elephant Company

Elephant Company: The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Save Lives in World War II What do Elephants really want?

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History
Neal Ferguson

Japan 1941

Japan 1941: Countdown to Infamy Japan 1941, by Eri Hotta, a Japanese historian, traces the crucial decisions made by the Japanese political and military leadership

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Reviews
Ann Ronald

Lisette’s List

Is Lisette’s List Susan Vreeland’s best novel to date?  In my opinion, yes!  Because I so admire Vreeland’s pictorial imagination, I have always enjoyed her

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Fiction
Neal Ferguson

Doc, A Novel

John Henry “Doc” Holliday: Southern landed gentry, classical pianist, consumptive, classicist, dentist, gambler, alcoholic, loyal friend, detective, and horseman.  In Russell’s fictional version, Doc Holliday

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History
Neal Ferguson

Men of War

Men of War: The American Soldier in Combat at Bunker Hill, Gettysburg, and Iwo Jima As a former soldier in the American Civil War, Oliver

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Autobiography/Memoir
Neal Ferguson

What the Eyes Don’t See

WHAT THE EYES DON’T SEE The contributions of immigrants to the articulation of and striving towards the “American Dream” are unassailable. Those contributions are still

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

A Small Indiscretion

“I resist imagining the present . . . in order to finger my way along the thread, backward to the beginning.” Thus Annie Black Gunnlaugsson

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British Authors
Neal Ferguson

Testament of Youth

Vera Brittain was in many ways a typical female product of a slightly repressive, prosperous, late Victorian family. Despite the potential stultification, she developed an

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Fiction
Vivienne French

Perfect

It is 1972 in a small English country town. The year is important because it is a leap year and “time was out of joint

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

The Longest Night

As the wife of an active-duty naval officer, Andria Williams recognizes the range of difficulties that can be encountered by military spouses. In her first

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Fantasy/Sci-Fi
Brandy Burgess

Uprooted

Uprooted Naomi Novik’s novel Uprooted is what fantasy films are made of.  The story follows Agnieszka, who fears that the mysterious wizard known only as

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