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BOOK REVIEW

SCARECROW, WHERE DO YOU GO? by Andy  Z
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 11, 2011

"Meager enhancements and amateurish animation mar this effort. (iPad storybook/song app. 2-6)"
The entertaining song at the core of this picture-book app is poorly served by unsophisticated effects and uninspiring animation. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 2011

"A wake-up call for women who have succumbed to a culture of mediocrity."
TV host, commentator and lawyer Bloom felt compelled to write her debut after becoming disgruntled with society's intellectual decline. Read full book review >

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THE ACTIVE SIDE OF INFINITY by Carlos Castañeda
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 1999

"This is hardly an original idea, and it can—t justify wading through Castaneda's welter of self-indulgence, which might translate better to a bumper-sticker adage."
Dense, narcissistic musings on death and the shaman's life. Read full book review >

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Think Zebras by Kathryn Scott
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 4, 2016

"A medical mystery novel that has plenty of verisimilitude but lacks tension."
Epidemiologist and public health expert Scott offers an epidemiological mystery that also focuses on workplace toxicity and political dysfunction. Read full book review >

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THINK, WOODCHUCK by Edward Jason Maxwell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 15, 2004

"An arresting case study of a soul losing itself by abandoning all connections to the outside world."
Subterranean gloom suffuses this creepy tale of the implosion of a deranged mind. Read full book review >

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THINK WOLF by Michael Gregorio
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2016

"The second in this new series by the prolific Gregorio deftly walks a fine line, simmering with cheeky humor but maintaining the tension of the plot."
An Italian park ranger becomes a target of an organized crime family, or maybe of demonic fairies roaming the forest. Read full book review >

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THINK AGAIN by JonArno Lawson
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2010

"An entirely rewarding combination. (Poetry. 9-14)"
More than 40 introspective poems and accompanying illustrations explore the complexity of close relationships. Read full book review >

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THINK BIG! by Nancy Carlson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2005

"Though the solution is overly simple, it offers attitude, which might be enough for some. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Vinney is tired of being overlooked—literally. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 7, 2002

"Both amusing and dismaying. (8 pages color, 45 b&w illustrations, some not seen)"
A witty, acerbic, and, for those women who grew up in the mid-20th century, painful review of the social and marketplace pressures that reduced women to "soft, delicate, nurturing beings made of ‘sugar and spice and everything nice.' " Read full book review >

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YOU THINK THAT'S BAD by Jim Shepard
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 25, 2011

"The narrator of one story in this collection writes that, when the weather rages, communication is 'reduced to hand signals with mittens.' Some of this writing feels like that."
A story collection of expansive postmodernism that combines bursts of humor with flashes of tragedy. Read full book review >

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CAN'T THINK STRAIGHT by Kiri Blakeley
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 2011

"A touching, delicious, compulsively readable account of life after love."
A former Forbes writer drolly details the emotional fallout after her fiancé admitted he was gay. Read full book review >