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New Books This Week
The summer is almost over!  Find thee a hammock!  Go forth and read! Here are some new books from which to choose! Storm of the Century by Al Roker (William Morrow, $27.99; ISBN 978-0-06-236465-4) In this gripping narrative history, the beloved NBC weather ...
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New Books This Week
It's hard to believe summer is half way over!  Luckily for us, the books keep getting better and better, surely keeping our feet planted firmly in the sand.  Happy Reading! Children's and Teens' Books: The Iron Fey: The Iron Warrior by Julie Kagawa (Harlequ...
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New Books This Week
With such wonderful reading weather, pop into your local bookstore and check out these books new out this week! Children's and Young Adults' Books: Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back Illustrated Novel by Adam Gidwitz, illus. by Tom Angleberger (Disney/Lucas...
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New Books This Week
When you stop into your vacation book store, keep an eye out for these new titles! Children's and Young Adult Books: Daniel X: Lights Out by James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein (Little, Brown, $17; ISBN 978-0-316-20745-4). Saving Mr. Terupt by Rob Buyea (...
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Review: Unbreakable by Kami Garcia
Not terribly original YA, but I enjoyed it. Synopsis: When Kennedy Waters finds her mother dead, her world begins to unravel. She doesn’t know that paranormal forces in a much darker world are the ones pulling the strings. Not until identical twins Jared an...
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New Books This Week
How high is your book pile?  Hopefully, it is at a manageable level, for I am about to add a few fantastic books to it.  Below are my picks from the new books coming out this week. Children and Teen Books: Goodbye Stranger by Rebecca Stead (Random/Lamb, $16...
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Feature: IF I COULD TURN BACK TIME by Beth Harbison
From Publisher: This summer, from New York Times bestselling author Beth Harbison, comes an extraordinary story of self-discovery. In IF I COULD TURN BACK TIME (St. Martin’s Press; July 28, 2015; $26.99) Beth Harbison employs her signature wit and warmth to...
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It's Here! Harper Lee's Go Set A Watchman
Go Set A Watchman: A Novel by Harper Lee July 14, 2015 Harper From the Publisher: An historic literary event: the publication of a newly discovered novel, the earliest known work from Harper Lee, the beloved, bestselling author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning...
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Review: Paper Towns by John Green
Great book! So, you know that person in your neighborhood that you played with all the time when you were kids, but once middle school social anxiety hit you drifted apart, but always kept in a special little place in your heart?  That's Quentin and Margo R...
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Review: The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
If you think you know Kristin Hannah's work, The Nightingale will take you by surprise. The story opens in a small village in France during WWII. Two sisters, Vienne and Isabelle, find themselves with two very different paths. Vienne is a wife and mother, w...
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David Baldacci: Interview
Last week, I was lucky enough to have a front row seat to an exclusive interview with bestelling author David Baldacci.  Let me begin by saying, once I discovered Baldacci's work in the late 90s, I became a fan right away, powering through his stand-alone n...
A book review blog where you can find reviews on all books including fiction, non-fiction, Young Adult, supernatural, historical fiction, and several bestsellers.
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