• NONFICTION

    A REAL MOTHER

    MARCH 12, 2012

NONFICTION

A REAL MOTHER

by Denise Malloy

A quick, lighthearted romp through the joys of motherhood as told by a real, honest and very funny mom. Full review >

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    DEAD END JOB

    JUNE 19, 2012

DEAD END JOB

by Ingrid Reinke

A refreshing, humorous read that strikes a winning balance between chick lit and light mystery. Full review >

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    HOW TO MAKE AN AMERICAN MALE

    JAN. 13, 2012

HOW TO MAKE AN AMERICAN MALE

by Chuck Henry

An honest, funny and occasionally troubling look at socially bewildered masculinity in the 21st century. Full review >

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    ROOM FOUR

    APRIL 5, 2012

ROOM FOUR

by A.J. Knauss

Witty and engaging, this short novel will provide readers a dose of hilarity and a quick cure for the workaday blues. Full review >

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    SLICK!

    NOV. 1, 2011

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    THE CHESTERFIELD HOURS

THE CHESTERFIELD HOURS

by Gwyn Parry

The only unsatisfying feature of Parry’s debut is that it ends. Full review >

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