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A review of Fragile Beasts by Tawni O'Dell

Tawni O'Dell returns to the Pennsylvania coal country in her fourth novel, a story of two families at opposite ends of the economic scale. ...read more

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July 1, 2010 | 0 comments
A review of The Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver

Barbara Kingsolver's first novel in several years, The Lacuna, spans three decades in the life of ...read more

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February 24, 2010 | 0 comments
A review of The Puzzle King by Betsy Carter

Betsy Carter's latest novel, The Puzzle King, is based on her great aunt and uncle's lives ...read more

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January 21, 2010 | 0 comments
A review of New York by Edward Rutherfurd

Best-selling author Edward Rutherfurd's latest historical novel, New York, is a biography of the ...read more

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December 28, 2009 | 0 comments
A review of Ford County by John Grisham

John Grisham returns to fictional Clanton Mississippi - the setting of his novel, ...read more

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December 12, 2009 | 0 comments
A review of A Change in Altitude by Anita Shreve

Bestselling author Anita Shreve's latest novel, A Change in Altitude, uses the tragedy of a ...read more

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November 23, 2009 | 0 comments
A review of Homer & Langley by E.L. Doctorow

E.L. Doctorow returns to New York City in his latest book Homer and Langley. ...read more

Reviewed by Lesley - Central on
October 16, 2009 | 0 comments
A while ago Jane posted news about some hot titles coming out in the near future, which got me thinking.  I find that as the summer season winds down in Madison, not only do I look forward to the many activities of a university town but also to the rush of books that come out in the fall by some of my favorites. I'm looking forward to reading these new ...read more

Reviewed by Lesley - Central on
September 18, 2009 | 2 comments
A review of The Scarecrow by Michael Connelly

Los Angeles Times reporter Jack McEvoy, featured in Michael Connelly's earlier novel ...read more

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June 30, 2009 | 0 comments
A review of The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by C. Alan Bradley

C. Alan Bradley's debut novel, Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie, introduces ...read more

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June 12, 2009 | 0 comments