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BOOK REVIEW

WELCOME HOME, BABY!  by Abigail  Tabby
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 27, 2017

"Destined to be tucked in with a shower gift to gently reassure anxious new moms that they and their babies will be perfectly happy. (Board book. 1-3)"
Toddlers will get the message: your birth was eagerly anticipated; you are wanted and loved. Read full book review >

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THE KNITWITS MAKE A MOVE! by Abigail  Tabby
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 27, 2013

"This may get a few chuckles, but for true laughs that have stood the test of time, stick with the original literal-thinker: Amelia Bedelia. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A combination of the Dumb Bunnies and Amelia Bedelia, the KnitWits will surely appeal to juvenile humor. Parents? Not so much. Read full book review >

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DANGEROUS GIRLS by Abigail Haas
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 16, 2013

"A compulsively readable, hair-raising snapshot of 21st-century legal spectacle. (Thriller. 14 & up)"
In a ripped-from-the-headlines thriller that is more than it seems, an American teen languishes in an Aruba jail, charged with the brutal murder of her best friend. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 18, 2004

"Raw and unsettling, yet ultimately reassuring."
A formerly out-of-control teenager recounts her life-altering experiences at Peninsula Village, a residential treatment center in Tennessee that uses behavior-modification techniques to reform seriously troubled kids. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

AN ACTUAL LIFE by Abigail Thomas
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1996

"A heartfelt first novel."
Virginia and Buddy, the college couple who ``had to'' get married in Thomas's debut collection, Getting Over Tom (1994), are back, a year older and initially no wiser. Read full book review >

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TURTLE BABY by Abigail Padgett
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 1995

"But she's still hands down the most original detective to set up shop in the past ten years."
Bo Bradley is on new meds for her manic-depression, but she still feels as if her job with San Diego's Child Protective Services involves moving mountains and jousting with windmills. Read full book review >

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JOY by Abigail Santamaria
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 4, 2015

"With access to unpublished documents and family papers, Santamaria has fashioned a compelling narrative, remaining cleareyed about her subject's many personal failings."
A woman's quest for faith and love. Read full book review >

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IF I FIX YOU by Abigail Johnson
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 25, 2016

"A nuanced take on learning to fix yourself rather than fixing others. (Fiction. 14-18)"
A young woman struggles to regain her footing after walking in on her mother and the boy she's loved since childhood. Read full book review >

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BLUE by Abigail Padgett
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 7, 1998

"But burning ears shouldn't keep readers of either gender from enjoying this suspenseful, boldly plotted tribute to the power of sisterhood."
The gifted author of five Bo Bradley mysteries (The Dollmaker's Daughters, 1997, etc.) kicks off her equally impressive new series with three bangs. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MOONBIRD BOY by Abigail Padgett
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 3, 1996

"No wonder Bo's so paranoid."
Sent reeling into a deep depression by the death of her beloved dog Mildred, San Diego Child Protective investigator Bo Bradley's not ready for any untoward excitement in her life. Read full book review >

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CHILD OF SILENCE by Abigail Padgett
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 1, 1993

"Given the manic- depressive bent of detectives ever since Sherlock Holmes, why hasn't anybody thought of all this before?"
Barbara Joan Bradley, San Diego child-abuse investigator, is promised that her newest case—Weppo, a young boy abandoned on a Paiute Indian reservation—will be routine. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HOT LITTLE HANDS by Abigail Ulman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 31, 2016

"Nine short stories, all wry, authentic, and moving."
A vivid collection of short stories about young girls and women on the cusp of major life changes. Read full book review >