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BOOK REVIEW

CLOSE TO THE BONE by Lisa Black
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2014

"By releasing surprises little by little, Black manages to fit both a whodunit and a police-chase thriller into a single bagged-and-tagged package."
A forensic scientist investigates a murder at her own morgue. Read full book review >

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EVIDENCE OF MURDER by Lisa Black
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 15, 2009

"Smart science propels this intelligent, well-thought-out crime thriller."
A bereaved coroner is stymied by the apparent suicide of a beautiful young mother. Read full book review >

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TRAIL OF BLOOD by Lisa Black
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 7, 2010

"A smart step-by-step thriller."
Decapitated bodies, one new and one 75 years old, bring an infamous mass murder case to forensic scientist Theresa MacLean. Read full book review >

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BLUNT IMPACT by Lisa Black
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 2013

"Black handles multiple plots like a pro, building a story with almost as many layers as the new Cleveland jail."
Forensic detective Theresa MacLean (Trail of Blood, 2010, etc.) takes the risk of getting too close to a murder victim's daughter. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE PRICE OF INNOCENCE by Lisa Black
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 2013

"Once again, Black constructs a puzzle that weaves old crimes with new, always leaving room for one more twist."
A series of routine suicide probes turns deadly for a Cleveland crime scene investigator. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Dec. 1, 2010

"Blackwell's inspiring call to action will help women get out of their own way on the path to fulfillment."
In her first book, a former executive coach and certified change agent attempts to provide readers the tools they need to eliminate the situations that weigh them down. Read full book review >

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LISA CAREY
by Megan Labrise

The Stolen Child may be set on a fairy-filled Irish island, but it is “Magical realism of the best kind, utterly devoid of whimsy,” according to Kirkus’ starred review.

“My friends loved that quote, ‘utterly devoid of whimsy,’ ” says author Lisa Carey, who was recently abroad in Turkey, where we reached her by phone. “They said that ...


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LISA BUNKER
by Megan Labrise

Some of the best advice Lisa Bunker received for writing a book had nothing to do with writing a book.

“The best advice I ever got for naming a child was ‘use all the names you love,’ ” says Bunker, author of Felix Yz. “By the time the next kid comes along, you’ll love different names—don’t hold one for ...


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FOR VALENTINE’S WEEK, A HAPPY READING SIGH
by Bobbi Dumas

Hi friends!

I’ve been waiting to read Lisa Kleypas’ Devil in Spring since I heard it was coming. Combining her current Ravenel series with the Wallflowers is a stroke of brilliance—and since one of my all-time favorite romance couples is Sebastian and Evie – and this one matches their son Gabriel with the quirky entrepreneur Pandora Ravenel – I simply ...


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MIDWINTER TREASURES
by Leila Roy

After a physically and intellectually and emotionally exhausting Midwinter Meeting in Atlanta—and a horrorshow day of travel on Tuesday—I am back home in Maine. Congratulations to all of the Youth Media Award winners and honorees, and a very special personal congratulations to the authors and books on the 2017 Amelia Bloomer list.

Due to being in Bloomer deliberations for one ...


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READING ACROSS THE COUNTRY MAINE
by Leila Roy

One of the funny things about living in a state nicknamed ‘Vacationland’—especially living near the coast—is that, for locals, a huge part of summertime is about avoiding the tourist-heavy spots. You know, like the beach.

So, rather than actually leaving our houses and enjoying these lovely, lovely days in public, a large percentage of us Year-Rounders do quite a lot ...


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