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The Monsters of Templeton
Fantasy/Sci-Fi
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The Monsters of Templeton

The Monsters of Templeton and everything else in between. This is reading bliss. When I wrote this review in November of 2008, for the Clayton

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Fiction
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So Brave, Young and Handsome

So Brave, Young and Handsome goes way past the streets of Laredo Leif Enger‘s long-awaited second novel., So Brave, Young and Handsome, takes the reader

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Fiction
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The Various Flavors of Coffee

The Various Flavors of Coffee Sort of a silly name for this sprawling, romantic, historical, blockbuster of a novel. The Various Flavors of Coffee is

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MISTER PIP
Fiction
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Mr. Pip

MR. PIP Mr. Pip, written by New Zealand author Lloyd Jones,  may just be the best thing you’ll read in 2008. The setting is one of

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Song Yet Sung
Fiction
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Song Yet Sung

SONG YET SUNG “On a grey morning in March 1850, a colored slave named Liz Spocott dreamed of the future. And it was not pleasant.”

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Children’s picture books
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A Night of Tamales & Roses

A Night of Tamales & Roses is at its simplest, a story of stage fright. It is also the story of little Ana Luisa, whose

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Fiction
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Coal Black Horse

Robert Olmstead has given us a little literary gem in Coal Black Horse, the tale of fourteen year old Robey Childs, who has been sent

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Children’s picture books
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A Story For Bear

With summer on the horizon, can a good beach read be far behind? Well, forget the sexy chick lit, the political thriller or the sophisticated

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Fiction
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Falling Man

In four months, it will have been six years since 9/11. The reading public has, since that ominous day in American history, been plowed under

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Biography
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Will in the World

The subtitle of Greenblatt’s book is How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare. It is a great lead-in to this most lively and innovative look at the Bard’s

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Children’s picture books
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The Wolves in the Walls

Oh, my gosh! This book is so scary it will make you scream until you laugh, and then you will cheer for Lucy who is

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An Uncommon Friendship
Biography
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An Uncommon Friendship

AN UNCOMMON FRIENDSHIP Just when we think we’ve read all the Holocaust books that we can, Bernard Rosner and Fritz Tubach come up with a

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