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Fiction
Sunny Solomon

The Good Lord Bird

It’s not any wonder that James McBride’s latest book, The Good Lord Bird won the 2013 National Book Award, and I won’t be the last

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This 'N That
Sunny Solomon

Reading Journal 4, Part 3

Without having Googled Jonathan Crary, all I know about the author, from five brief lines on the inside of the dust jacket, is that he

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Call for Unagented Manuscripts

Harper Voyager Accepting Unagented Manuscripts for Two Weeks For all you writers of science fiction and fantasy who are without a literary agent, this may

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Children’s picture books
Sunny Solomon

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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Fiction
Sunny Solomon

Sweeping Up Glass

Hang on folks, here comes the best read I’ve had this year. Carolyn Wall, an Oklahoma resident who has taught creative writing to children and

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History
Neal Ferguson

Pacific

Pacific – Silicon Chips and Surf Boards, Coral Reefs and Atom Bombs, Brutal Dictators, Fading Empires and the Coming Collision of the World’s Superpowers Simon

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

America’s First Daughter

America’s First Daughter – From Monticello to Jefferson’s White House, She Shaped the Legacy of a Nation Patsy Jefferson’s mother died when her daughter was

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Historical Fiction
Sunny Solomon

These is My Words

These is My Words has been out since 2008, so my wholehearted two thumbs up for this book may seem a day late and a

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Books on books
Ann Ronald

The Bookseller

THE BOOKSELLER Ordinarily, I distrust a narrative strategy such as the one Cynthia Swanson employs for her novel, The Bookseller. The protagonist, co-owner of a

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Children’s picture books
Aubrey Siino

Plant a Kiss

  Perfect for Valentine’s Day, author Amy Krouse Rosenthal and illustrator Peter H. Reynolds have created a picture book that begins and ends with a

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

The Round House

  The Round House, Louise Erdrich’s latest novel, foregrounds all of her considerable talents. Set on an Ojibwe Indian reservation in North Dakota, the story

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FLIGHT BEHAVIOR
Fiction
Ann Ronald

Flight Behavior

Barbara Kingsolver is at her best when she views a particular setting and its inhabitants through the eyes of a keenly perceptive female character. Writing

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