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Journey
4.30
For ages 3 to forever. Beautifully illustrated wordless book that will leave you wishing you had a red crayon like this. Oh wait, it's all about imagi ...more
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Aug 15, 2013
 
Mr. Emerson's Wife
3.73
This is a beautiful debut novel featuring the portrait of a marriage between an independent, fascinating woman and one of America's greatest philosoph ...more
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Dec 08, 2009
 
The Rosie Project (Don Tillman #1)
4.02
Here's what our fiction buyer, Alice had to say:
"What a delightful novel. It's the story of a man with Asperger's who is seeking a wife using an exact
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Aug 07, 2013
 
Beyond Texting: The Fine Art of Face-To-Face Communication for Teenagers
3.00
Review from Catherine:
Debra Fine has created a concise, highly readable guide for teens seeking to navigate the tricky world of conversation. It has t
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Aug 12, 2014
 
Now You See Him
3.05
A minor cult celebrity murders his girlfriend, then commits suicide in this haunting and suspenseful novel. To cope with the tragedy, his best friend ...more
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Jan 21, 2009
 
The Amaranth Enchantment
3.64
A blend of fantasy, supernatural, romance, and adventure. Lucinda is a great heroine - you couldn't help but root for her. Wrapped up a bit too neatly ...more
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Mar 26, 2009
 
Models Don't Eat Chocolate Cookies
3.94
Read as Celeste not only learns to lose weight but learns to stand up for herself and become more outgoing. A fun, fast read.
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Mar 16, 2009
 
The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion
3.92
Review by JoAnne

THE ALL GIRL'S FILLING STATION LAST REUNION is first and foremost a tribute to the courageous women who served and accomplished the ex
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Sep 11, 2014
 
The Home Place
3.48
Review by JoAnne

THE HOME PLACE is a debut novel that I would love to give four or five stars for the marvelous sense of place, the wonderful character
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Sep 16, 2014
 
To Say Nothing of the Dog (Oxford Time Travel, #2)
4.14
So here's what happens: at the Oxford University of the future, historians use time travel to study history in extraordinary depth - and some are gett ...more
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Feb 16, 2013
 
The Tortilla Curtain
3.64
For twenty five years T. C. Boyle has garnered wide acclaim and an enthusiastic following of both readers and critics alike. Mr. Boyle has been a writ ...more
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Jul 14, 2009
 
The Memory of Running
3.75
This marvelous coming of age story of a quirky, overweight, friendless, chain-smoking forty three year old drunk will capture your imagination, and sw ...more
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Aug 05, 2009
 
The Summer Guest
3.92
This is a stunning novel written in 2005. I think it is so breathtaking, everyone should be able to share in its beauty. The story takes place at a ru ...more
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Dec 08, 2009
 
The Cure for Modern Life
3.37
In this heartfelt and touching novel, a high-powered pharmaceutical executive who only cares about money finds his balance threatened when he encounte ...more
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Sep 29, 2009
 
The Help
4.44
I believe this magnificent debut novel will be the blockbuster of the season.

In Jackson, Mississippi in 1962 Elizabeth "Skeeter" Phelan graduates wit
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Aug 13, 2009
 
East of Eden
4.31
This magnificent 1952 novel is a classic tale of sibling rivalry in two generations of brothers. It leans heavily on the biblical story of Cain and Ab ...more
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Sep 14, 2009
 
The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York
3.99
This is my favorite kind of history book. It's a suspenseful, engrossing story that reads like fiction, full of larger-than-life personalities: bungli ...more
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Feb 21, 2013
 
Hawaii
4.15
One of our greatest epic historical story tellers and writers is James Michener. Any of you who have not had the absolute thrill of reading Tales of t ...more
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Jul 07, 2009
 
South of Broad
3.73
When Pat Conroy writes about his home town of Charleston, South Carolina, he describes it so masterfully and with such deep and abiding love that you ...more
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Nov 06, 2009
 
State of Wonder
3.83
Joanne said "This marvelous atmospheric and multi layered novel takes place in the Amazon jungle where an emissary from a pharmaceutical company dies ...more
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Jun 28, 2011
 
Serena
3.59
Not since Ben Ames Williams’ gripping novel, Leave It To Heaven, have we encountered a sinister female sociopath capable of chilling and frightening r ...more
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Aug 21, 2009
 
Palisades Park
3.70
JoAnne loved it!
"The author of this poignant, literary saga has called his novel, “a love letter to a cherished part of my childhood”. It is that and
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Jul 30, 2013
 
The Given Day (Coughlin #1)
3.99
Dennis Lehane has written several award winning novels which I have truly enjoyed. He even wrote Mystic River which became a movie and won Academy Awa ...more
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Aug 13, 2009
 
Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President
4.16
If you're like me (or even if you're not), chances are you don't spend much time thinking about James A. Garfield. He was only president for about 4 m ...more
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Feb 16, 2013
 
Shark Dialogues
4.12
While Hawaii carries an all encompassing viewpoint, Shark Dialogues, by Kiana Davenportm is a debut novel that is spellbinding in its imagery and anci ...more
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Jul 07, 2009
 
Vanished (Nick Heller, #1)
3.83
One of my favorite corporate intrigue thrillers has long been Paranoia, and I'm terribly excited to tell you that this best selling author has done it ...more
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Oct 19, 2009
 
Past Imperfect: Facts, Fictions, Fraud American History from Bancroft and Parkman to Ambrose, Bellesiles, Ellis, and Goodwin
3.42
Historian, Peter Charles Hoffer, traces the history of American history from the beginning of the republic to modern times. From the onset, historians ...more
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Mar 23, 2009
 
Kind of Blue
3.59
Joanne said "A fine first novel that marks the arrival of a strong new voice in hard boiled crime fiction After the engaging, Jewish detective, Ash Le ...more
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Jan 18, 2011
 
Serendipity
3.54
If you treasure Broadway as much as I do, then this is the book for you. This wonderful novel depicts three generations of women and their stories - s ...more
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Aug 25, 2009
 
The Thinking Woman's Guide to Real Magic
3.44
So what did our Fiction Buyer think of this book? She loved it!

"Absolutely loved this. One of the best witchcraft stories I've read in ages. Nora Fisc
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Jul 24, 2013
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