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A review of The Battle 100: The Stories Behind History's Most Influential Battles by Michael Lee Lanning

Need something to read when you only have a few minutes here or there? Want a good book to thumb through? Try The Battle 100. Retired Lt. Colonel ...read more

Reviewed by Gregg - Sequoya on
April 28, 2006 | 2 comments
A review of In the Company of the Courtesan: A Novel by Sarah Dunant

Boring facts about the past?  Perhaps something dry that your grandpa reads about WWII? Well, historical fiction is alive and kicking these days, as evidenced in the spirited new novel from Sarah Dunant ...read more

Reviewed by Katharine - Central on
April 27, 2006 | 1 comment
A review of Not Buying It: My Year Without Shopping by Judith Levine

I just loved the first 2/3rds of Not Buying it My Year of Not Shopping by Judith Levine, a personal life-as-project book.  Judith and her partner Paul decide that for the next year they aren’t going to buy anything but necessities.  No DVD rentals.  No ...read more

Reviewed by Liz - Central Library on
April 26, 2006 | 6 comments
A review of Moon Called by Patricia Briggs

As a longtime fan of contemporary urban fantasy I’m thrilled with the recent surge in the genre.  In tone and content the new entries fall somewhere between Laurell K. Hamilton’s  ...read more

Reviewed by Jane J on
April 18, 2006 | 5 comments
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