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BOOK REVIEW

DARK SPIES by Matthew Dunn
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 7, 2014

"All the elements of a classic espionage story are here. The novel moves with relentless momentum, scattering bodies in its wake."
The Russians are the bad guys once again in this spy-vs.-spy thriller. Read full book review >

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SPYCATCHER by Matthew Dunn
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 9, 2011

"This is twisty, cleverly crafted work."
A super elite M16 agent goes after an Iranian terrorist planning a massive attack, possibly in America or Great Britain, in this debut thriller. Read full book review >

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SLINGSHOT by Matthew Dunn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 25, 2013

"Perhaps more cerebral and less breathtaking then Spycatcher but as rewarding as championship bridge."
A single piece of paper that could trigger massive fatalities disappears in this cryptic thriller. Read full book review >

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SARAH DUNN
by Megan Labrise

Somewhere along the line in Lucy and Owen’s marriage, the sex tapered off. The makeup, high heels, and date nights went out the window. The poop wound up on the wall. Again.

“Why is there poop on the wall again?” Sarah Dunn writes in The Arrangement, a big, bawdy comic novel (starred review) set in the fictional Hudson Valley ...


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OH MY GODDESS
by Mandy Curtis

BOOK REPORT for Freya by Matthew Laurence

Cover Story: Photo Op
BFF Charm: Natalie Imbruglia
Swoonworthy Scale: 3
Talky Talk: Modern Theology
Bonus Factor: Gods and Goddesses (+ Diversity)
Factor: Open-Ended
Relationship Status: Agnostic

Cover Story: Photo Op

Although the wings on this cover are more colorful than the DeLand Wings, everything about the image reminds me of the photos I’ve ...


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MATTHEW DOWD
by Rhett Morgan

A political analyst with ABC news, the co-author of 2006’s Applebee’s America, and the former chief strategist for the Bush-Cheney 2004 presidential campaign, Matthew Dowd has spent the last seven years ruminating on the current state of the country. Through his columns and TV appearances he sharpened his observations about leadership and what is lacking in that leadership, but it ...


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START YOUR READING YEAR OFF RIGHT WITH JANUARY'S BEST SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY BOOKS
by John DeNardo

Another year of reading begins! What better way to start it off than with books that will stretch your imagination? This month's selection of the best science fiction and fantasy reads offers sword and sorcery, eldritch horrors, a richly-imagined forest world, deals with the Devil in the Old West, espionage across parallel worlds, and a 25th Century whodunit ...


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HERE’S TO THE LADIES
by Julie Danielson

We may be nearing the end of March, but before it’s over, let’s honor one of the best things about it – that it’s Women’s History Month. If you work in any way in an educational setting with children’s literature, I hope you show your students books about strong women all throughout the year and not just during March. If ...


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LEAVE THE BOX BEHIND
by Julie Danielson

Thinking outside of the box gets a lot of lip service but isn’t always rewarded – especially in the lives of children. Gloriously, there are four brand-new picture books on shelves that celebrate creative thinkers and problem-solvers of many stripes. (To boot, all four have received starred reviews here at Kirkus, and hey, I didn’t even plan that.)

Let’s kick ...


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BOOK REVIEW

GIRL ON THE VERGE by Pintip Dunn
Released: June 27, 2017

"A thrilling tale with a lot of heart. (Suspense. 14-18)"
How far would you go to fit in? Read full book review >

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DREAM FISHING THE LITTLE SPOKANE by Jeffrey  Dunn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 25, 2017

"A Brautigan-esque ramble through a river's history."
A debut abstract novel ponders the intersection of nature, history, and writing. Read full book review >