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A review of Eat This Not That! by David Zinczenko

Did you know that Kentucky Fried Chicken is the most requested last meal for death-row inmates?  This is just one of the many interesting tidbits that I gleaned from Eat This Not That, the bestselling guide to smarter, healthier food choices written by ...read more

Reviewed by Molly - Central on
May 29, 2008 | 0 comments
A review of Bloody Mary by Joe Konrath

I don't often read mysteries.  But when I do, you'd better believe I want a mystery--I want real hard-boiled, hard-livin', hard knocks, hard drinkin' (think Humphrey Bogart as Philip Marlowe)-type stuff. This is why it was a lot of fun to find a series by ...read more

Reviewed by Sarah - Alicia Ashman on
May 27, 2008 | 0 comments
A review of Parachute Infantry by David Kenyon Webster

Having very much enjoyed the popular HBO series Band of Brothers, which tells the story of E ("Easy") Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne Division in World War II,  I decided to ...read more

Reviewed by Library Staff on
May 24, 2008 | 0 comments
A review of Gig by John Bowe

When Gig arrived on hold for me, I thought, "Ewwwww."  It has a simple black-and-white cover and, well, it's thick.  I lugged it home, though, and dutifully commenced.  Happily, Gig had me at "Wal-Mart Greeter." ...read more

Reviewed by Robin - Pinney on
May 23, 2008 | 0 comments
A review of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz

I'm not talking about a new type of flower for spring planting, but the recent Pulitizer Prize winning book The Brief Wondorous Life of Oscar Wao by ...read more

Reviewed by Katharine - Central on
May 22, 2008 | 0 comments
A review of Exit Wounds by Rutu Modan

Set in contemporary Tel Aviv, Rutu Modan's Exit Wounds is ...read more

Reviewed by Barbara - Alicia Ashman on
May 21, 2008 | 0 comments
A review of The Devil's Highway by Luis Alberto Urrea

Our book group just finished reading and discussing The Devil's Highway by ...read more

Reviewed by Liz - Central Library on
May 20, 2008 | 0 comments
A review of Friend of the Devil by Peter Robinson

Peter Robinson consistently produces appealing and well written character driven mysteries.  In the latest book, ...read more

Reviewed by Mary K. - Central on
May 19, 2008 | 0 comments
A review of The Lost Ark of the Covenant by Tudor Parfitt

Everyone ready to go see Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull when it opens on May 22?* If you can't wait, or you're waiting for it to come to the cheap seats (see you there!), consider picking up a copy of ...read more

Reviewed by Sarah - Alicia Ashman on
May 17, 2008 | 0 comments
A review of The Host by Stephenie Meyer

 If you've read my reviews you know I'm a fan of urban fantasy/paranormal novels.  Vampires and werewolves?  Bring 'em on.  Given that fact, I surprise myself (and a few of my co-workers) by the fact that I haven't yet read Stephenie Meyer's ...read more

Reviewed by Jane J - Central on
May 16, 2008 | 1 comment
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