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A Slice of Pi by Liz Strachan
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This review was written by Lee Sorensen and posted by Lizzy Mottern

My father, a math enthusiast who knew how to make any algebra homework take twice as long, ended every explanation to his decidedly non-mathematical son with the summation, “numbers a
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Elizabeth I, CEO by Alan Axelrod
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This review was written by Jim Harper and posted by Lizzy Mottern

This quick, engaging, exciting, fast-paced read (261 pages) reveals 134 Elizabeth I precepts developed for her survival and used in today’s world of business. This brilliant lady devise
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Lucifer's Tears by James Thompson
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This review was written by Mark Kearney and posted by Lizzy Mottern

Nordic detective fiction has finally produced its version of Donna Leon, the New Jersey-born American expat who lives in Venice and writes novels in English about an Italian cop, nove
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How to Live by Sarah Bakewell
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This review was written by Robert Bliwise and posted by Lizzy Mottern

Self-help books are not my favorite literary genre—far from it. But I was drawn to How to Live, or A Life of Montaigne, because it defies easy classification. It is part biography,
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The Ministry of Special Cases by Nathan Englander
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This review was written by Judith Ruderman and posted by Lizzy Mottern

As the New Yorker observed in introducing its recent “20 under forty” series, “the fiction being written in this country today is not necessarily fiction set in this country.” A pr
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Fall of Giants by Ken Follett
Fall of Giants (The Century Trilogy, #1)
by Ken Follett (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2011
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This review was written by Ginger Wilson and posted by Lizzy Mottern

Unlike the provincial medieval world of his earlier historical fiction, Follett placed his characters in several European nations as well as the United States; the rich and powerful
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Nim Chimpsky Nim Chimpsky Nim Chimpsky by Elizabeth Hess
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This review was written by Molly Tamarkin and posted by Lizzy Mottern

This fascinating piece of nonfiction documents the life of a captive chimpanzee from his birth in 1973 to his death in 2000. The chimp’s name, Nim Chimpsky, alludes to the role he w
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The Sweet By and By by Todd  Johnson
The Sweet By and By
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This review was written by Mary Dunn Siedow and posted by Lizzy Mottern

The voices of women tell this story of five women’s relationships with family and friends. Margaret and Bernice are residents of a nursing home where Lorraine is a nursing assista
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Homer's Odyssey by Gwen Cooper
Homer's Odyssey
by Gwen Cooper (Goodreads Author)
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No, no, not the Homer’s Odyssey that you studied in school. This is the story of Homer, a tiny, blind cat who captured the heart of a young woman and went on to teach her valuable life lessons through his o
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