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Horseradish by Lemony Snicket
"How could I not give this a positive review with such obvious panders as:

Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.

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A good library will never be too neat, or too dusty, because somebody will always be in it, taking books off the sh..." Read more of this review »
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My Sunshine Away by M.O. Walsh
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Close your eyes for a moment and remember the gang. You know, the one from your old neighborhood. Those kids you ran wild with when it was OK to be kids outdoors. Now imagine an act of violence by an unidentified assailant against one of those friend ...more
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The Dirty Life by Kristin Kimball
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If you have any doubt that growing clean food takes a special person, Kimball can set you straight. Especially since she didn’t start out a passionate grower. She was, in fact, a New Yorker. A Manhattanite even. A vegetarian Manhattanite living in a ...more
Pit Bull by Bronwen Dickey
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Pit Bull by Bronwen Dickey
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Please ignore the title of this book. Read only the subtitle, for that is the true subject of Dickey’s seven- year investigation into the history, hype, and true meaning of what it means to have, hate, or even think about pit bulls. When I first hear ...more
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Crazy Brave by Joy Harjo
Crazy Brave
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It took Joy Harjo fourteen years to write her memoir Crazy Brave. In it she tells of her parent’s tumultuous marriage. Her beautiful mother opposes her father, traveling to Tulsa, Oklahoma in search of a mate. When young, her father had been sent to ...more
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Witches of Lychford by Paul Cornell
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Dancing on the Head of a Pen by Robert Benson
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Robert Benson always takes the question of “how to write a book” very seriously. For he was once "in the same spot and grateful for any help that might move [him] along. . . Sharing the things [he] knows about how a person goes about telling his stor ...more
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Fieldhouse by Scott Novosel
Fieldhouse
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At first glance, Fieldhouse, by Scott Novosel appears to be a basketball story. And it is a story about basketball. After three tryouts as a walk-on player with the Kansas Jayhawks, Novosel finally succeeds in his senior year. He plays fifteen games ...more
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