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A review of Burning Bright by Tracy Chevalier

I was looking around for more book reviews of Tracy Chevalier's new book ...read more

Reviewed by Katharine - Central on
May 4, 2007 | 0 comments
A review of Lost and Found by Carolyn Parkhurst

I like reading books more than I like watching television. So I guess it makes sense that I'd read a book about a reality show instead of watching one.  ...read more

Reviewed by Lisa - Central on
May 3, 2007 | 1 comment
A review of The Edge of Winter by Luanne Rice

Off the shore of a Rhode Island nature sanctuary lies the grave of a German submarine, downed during World War II.  A rich developer plans to raise the sub and move it as part of a historical display, with little regard to how this will change the local area.   Joseph O'Casey, who once commanded the Naval vessel that took on the German submarine, is now a raptor rehabilitator.  His son, Tim, is a former Marine working as a park ranger at the nature ...read more

Reviewed by Liz - Sequoya on
May 2, 2007 | 0 comments
A review of The Spellman Files by Lisa Lutz

If you pick up the Spellman Files by Lisa Lutz thinking you are going to read a serious mystery novel, you will be disappointed. ...read more

Reviewed by Mary K. - Central on
April 30, 2007 | 0 comments
A review of Planet Earth As You've Never Seen It Before by Alastair Fothergill

Planet Earth: As You've Never Seen It Before by Alistair Fothergill is a companion book to the Discovery Channel/BBC Series Planet Earth and must surely be one of the most beautiful books ever published. Not only is the book a splendiferous display of more than 400 photographs ...read more

Reviewed by Molly - Central on
April 29, 2007 | 1 comment
A review of The Scent of Shadows by Vicki Pettersson

Joanna Archer is on the blind date from hell - literally.  As though it wasn't bad enough to be out with a boring banker, he's suddenly made things more interesting by turning into a demonic beast from hades.   Though she's tough and determined, fighting off a murderous attack isn't how Joanna planned to spend the evening as ...read more

Reviewed by Jane J on
April 27, 2007 | 0 comments
A review of The Restraint of Beasts by Magnus Mills

...except a lot of weirdness. Every now and then I have to re-read Magnus Mills's slim novel The Restraint of Beasts.  I ...read more

Reviewed by Sarah - Alicia Ashman on
April 26, 2007 | 0 comments
A review of About Alice by Calvin Trillin

I didn't know Alice Stewart Trillin, but I have great affection for her, as do countless others.  In About Alice, a tribute written by Cal Trillin after Alice passed away on September 11, 2001, her ...read more

Reviewed by Molly - Central on
April 25, 2007 | 5 comments
A review of Arlington Park by Rachel Cusk

I still haven't seen the film version of Little Children by Tom Perrotta, but boy did I ever like the book.  Now, I read it awhile ...read more

Reviewed by Liz - Central Library on
April 24, 2007 | 3 comments
A review of Daddy's Girl by Lisa Scottoline

I didn't enjoy Daddy's Girl by Lisa Scottoline as much as I have some of her previous books, especially those featuring the all-female law firm of Rosato and Associates like ...read more

Reviewed by Mary K. - Central on
April 23, 2007 | 0 comments
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