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A review of Signal to Noise by Neil Gaiman

This is the second go-round for Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean's graphic novel ...read more

Reviewed by Dennis - Central on
April 16, 2009 | 0 comments
A review of: What I Saw and How I Lied by Judy Blundell

Was it when you got your first car? your first kiss? told your first lie to an adult?  This idea is fully explored in the award-winning novel What I Saw and How I Lied by Judy Blundell. If you don't periodically read young adult literature, I highly suggest it, there is some amazing storytelling going on ...read more

Reviewed by Katharine - Central on
April 15, 2009 | 4 comments
A review of The Library at Night by Alberto Manguel

The books in our libraries say a lot about who we are. This goes for both our own personal libraries as well as our public libraries, and it applies whether we consciously try to build our identity with what we possess or whether what we've acquired at first seems haphazard. "The Library as Identity" is just one of the essays in ...read more

Reviewed by Jon - Central Library on
April 13, 2009 | 0 comments
A review of: The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

This year’s Newbery Award winning The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman will turn your hair white. It is that scary.  And I know ...read more

Reviewed by Molly - Central on
April 11, 2009 | 0 comments
A review of Life Sentences by Laura Lippman

Laura Lippman's latest novel, Life Sentences ...read more

Reviewed by Lesley - Central on
April 10, 2009 | 2 comments
A revoew pf Waiter Rant by Steve Dublanica

There have been several good books, such as Kitchen Confidential, written about cooking in restaurants.  And it seems that restaurant food and cooking is a big part of the ...read more

Reviewed by Mary K. - Central on
April 9, 2009 | 0 comments
A review of Nuclear Jellyfish by Tim Dorsey

 Tim Dorsey is one of those authors I look forward to reading.  For no good reason, really--just accept it. ...read more

Reviewed by Dennis - Central on
April 7, 2009 | 0 comments
A review of The Ever-Running Man by Marcia Muller

In Marcia Muller’s last book, The Ever-Running Man, private investigator Sharon McCone nearly lost ...read more

Reviewed by Liz - Sequoya on
April 6, 2009 | 0 comments
A review of Shadow Divers by Robert Kurson

I cannot tell a lie.  I blanched a bit when my copy of Shadow Divers, the March book for the Meadowridge Book Group, arrived.  It seemed menacingly thick and blue, blue, blue, and all ...read more

Reviewed by Robin - Pinney on
April 2, 2009 | 5 comments
A review of Addition by Toni Jordan

Given the candy-colored cover and the peek-a-boo picture of the heroine, one might be forgiven for thinking that Addition by Toni Jordan is another in a long line of similar chick lit novels.  Certainly Addition has wit and ...read more

Reviewed by Jane J on
April 1, 2009 | 0 comments
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