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A review of Living on the Black by John Feinstein

In John Feinstein's Living on the Black:  Two Pitchers, Two Teams, One Season to Remember, Feinstein once again shows why he ...read more

Reviewed by Liz - Sequoya on
September 11, 2008 | 2 comments
A review of Nightlife by Rob Thurman

I'm a fan of urban fantasy, which probably won't surprise many of you.  In general though, I tend to stick to the women - kickass gals solving their problems with a little help from their friends.  That being said, something about ...read more

Reviewed by Jane J on
September 10, 2008 | 0 comments
A review of The Invention of Everything Else by Samantha Hunt

Samantha Hunt's first novel, The Seas, is one of my all-time favorite books, and her second novel, The Invention of Everything Else ...read more

Reviewed by Kylee on
September 9, 2008 | 0 comments
A review of When I Knew by Robert Trachtenberg

As is turns out, this book is really gay. Gay-positive, anyway.  For the most part. The book is called When I Knew, edited by Robert Trachtenberg and illustrated by Tom Bachtell.  It's a collection of anecdotes and remembrances from gay adults describing their ...read more

Reviewed by Dennis - Central on
September 8, 2008 | 0 comments
A review of Lush Life by Richard Price

Were you a huge fan of The Wire on HBO? If so, then you're probably aware that one of the great strengths of the show was the writing-- done by authors such as ...read more

Reviewed by Liz - Central Library on
September 5, 2008 | 0 comments
A review of A Voyage Long and Strange by Tony Horwitz

Ask most Americans about what transpired between Columbus' sighting of the New World and the Pilgrims' first Thanksgiving, and you're likely to get a blank look in response.  At least, that was the experience of Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist Tony Horwitz, who was appalled to discover that in spite of a college ...read more

Reviewed by Katie H. on
September 4, 2008 | 0 comments
A review of The Lace Reader by Brunonia Barry

I've heard of fortune telling by reading tea leaves, palms, tarot cards, crystal balls and Ouija boards, but reading patterns in lace is new to me.  The Lace Reader by Brunonia Barry features the Whitney women of Salem and their psychic ability to read lace.  This talent is complex--not only ...read more

Reviewed by Molly - Central on
September 3, 2008 | 3 comments
A review of Absolute Brightness by James Lecesne

Absolute Brightness was recommended to me by my niece, a ferocious reader, who once read  ...read more

Reviewed by Katharine - Central on
September 2, 2008 | 2 comments
A review of Fearless Fourteen by Janet Evanovich

Who would have thought that a series that seemed so creative and innovative when Janet Evanovich wrote  ...read more

Reviewed by Mary K. - Central on
August 29, 2008 | 0 comments
A review of A Much Married Man by Nicholas Coleridge

There's nothing like a good British soap opera/social comedy.  Especially in the summer.  Nicholas Coleridge's ...read more

Reviewed by Lisa - Central on
August 28, 2008 | 1 comment
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