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BOOK REVIEW

THE PRIVATE LIFE OF PLANTS by Lee Seung-U
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 8, 2015

"Almost certainly the oddest love story you'll have read in a long time. Think of Murakami drifting into the lands of Borges and Kafka, and you'll have some of the feel of this strange, enchanting tale."
"All trees are incarnations of frustrated love." So avers this beguiling novel by the writer whom J.M. Clezio has called Korea's most likely Nobel Prize contender. Read full book review >

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DREAM FRIENDS by You Byun
by You Byun, illustrated by You Byun
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 21, 2013

"Readers will want to go to sleep right away in hopes of summoning their own dream friends. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A little girl's "dream friend" assuages her loneliness after a family move. Read full book review >

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TICK BAIT'S UNIVERSE by Marc Gamble
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 8, 2012

"This well-designed odyssey truly does put the universe at viewers' fingertips. (iPad informational app. 6-12)"
A "powers of 10" app that takes young explorers from quarks to the furthest reaches of the observable universe. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 9, 2015

"Ably captures the antic spirit of the New Yorker's first heyday."
A fresh view of the much-chronicled magazine, focused on the three writers/editors who, with founder Harold Ross, shaped its sophisticated stance in the years between the world wars. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 25, 2014

"A detailed, didactic guide to Scripture for daily study and devotion, sidestepping sanctimony in favor of thoughtful tips and reader-friendly resources."
Approaching religion with an academic sensibility, this autobiographical guide advocates the Bible as a text for intensive study, one to be regularly revisited by the faithful. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LITTLE BABY BUTTERCUP by Linda Ashman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 29, 2015

"Cozy, predictable, cheerful and brimming with motherly love—a dependably pleasing read-aloud for the smaller set. (Picture book. 2-4)"
Little Baby Buttercup blooms under the sunny warmth of her mother's love, beaming as she eats (and wears) breakfast, builds with blocks, works the garden hose, hits the playground and returns home. Read full book review >