• FICTION

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FICTION

GIDDYAP TIN LIZZIE

by Harold William Thorp

An engaging first installment in a family saga that will have readers eagerly awaiting the next three. Full review >

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FICTION

WOMEN'S WORK

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A novel of ideas can easily become righteous and preachy; this thoughtful matriarchal tale impressively rises above that. Full review >

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    JULY 19, 2013

CHILDREN'S

THE JINNI ON THE ROOF

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An affectionate, amusing tale that serves as a sweet introduction to a Muslim observance. Full review >

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by S.J. Riccobono

Traditional genre trademarks and a stellar backdrop invigorate this tale, the first in a series featuring the whip-smart... Full review >

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FICTION

CURVEBALLS & CHANGEUPS

by K.P. Kmitta

A good read for any baseball fan and a fitting tribute to the recently triumphant Cubs. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

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    FEB. 17, 2017

BUSINESS

UNCOPYABLE

by Steve Miller

An enjoyable and helpful guide to developing and selling a brand. Full review >

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    JULY 3, 2016

FICTION

YOUR IRRESISTIBLE LOVE

by Layla Hagen

A strong start to the series, with enough sizzle to stand alone and plenty of likable characters. Full review >

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    PERFIDIA

    JUNE 1, 2017

FICTION

PERFIDIA

by D.Z. Church

Overpowering dread and a leery protagonist make this a suspenseful read. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    PAWS AT WORK

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NONFICTION

PAWS AT WORK

author-photographer Mary Hahn Ward

Affecting, insightful, and informative account of a lovely service dog and her handler. Full review >

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  • FICTION

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CONTROL

by A. J. Mahler

A fast-paced, crowded tale that’s sure to spark another sequel. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    SECRETS RETURN

    DEC. 18, 2016

FICTION

SECRETS RETURN

by C.C. Bolick

A suspenseful tale that stands out in a crowded genre. Full review >

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    AUG. 16, 2016

FICTION

BLAME

by Tony Holtzman

By integrating themes of genetic research, ethical conundrums, unlawful death, and racial discrimination, this multifaceted... Full review >

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    APRIL 22, 2017

FICTION

TREE

by Melina Sempill Watts illustrated by Jeff Sojka

An ingenious and satisfying tale about a single live oak. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    ARKANSAS SUMMER

    APRIL 9, 2017

FICTION

ARKANSAS SUMMER

by Anne Moose

An often powerful novel about courage and integrity in the face of hate. Full review >

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  • TEEN

    LOWLANDS

    APRIL 30, 2017

  • FICTION

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    MARCH 2, 2017

  • FICTION

    EAST OF EGYPT

    APRIL 23, 2009

FICTION

EAST OF EGYPT

by Scott Grant

An engrossing look at two morally ambivalent men confronting foes who are greedier and deadlier than they are. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    LOOKING FOR HUMBOLDT

LOOKING FOR HUMBOLDT

by Erika Schelby

A delightfully eclectic history told with charm and thoughtfulness. Full review >

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  • FICTION

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BLOOD MOON

by Ruth Hull Chatlien

A subtle dramatization of the conflict between white settlers and Native Americans in the 19th century. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    SHARKBAIT

    MAY 11, 2017

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

SHARKBAIT

by Guy Clark

Heavy on the technical details but rich with vividly recalled episodes of aerial warfare. Full review >

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