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BOOK REVIEW

AUTUMN by David Moody
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 2010

"Standard zombie fare from Moody (Dog Blood, 2010), slowed down to a lifeless crawl."
When a fast-moving virus decimates the population, the few survivors struggle to make lives for themselves, even as some of the dead come back as mindless zombies. Read full book review >

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AUTUMN: AFTERMATH by David Moody
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 13, 2012

"A fine study of the human race's chances in a post-post-apocalyptic world."
Now that the re-animated dead are an ever decreasing threat, survivors must decide what to do next in the fifth and final book in Moody's (Autumn, 2010, etc.) Autumn series. Read full book review >

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AUTUMN: THE CITY by David Moody
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 2011

"The series staggers on, but without adding anything new or interesting to the zombie genre."
In the second book in Moody's Autumn series, a few dozen city dwellers try to survive after a mysterious plague wipes out almost everyone, then turns a third of the dead into shuffling zombies. Read full book review >

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DAVID GOLDER, THE BALL, SNOW IN AUTUMN, THE COURILOF AFFAIR by Iréne Nèmirovsky
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 18, 2008

"While not all the pieces are of equal quality, the collection as a whole is further proof that its daring, protean author's wretched death was indeed a loss to literature."
Four works of fiction, three available in English for the first time, by the Russo-French author and Auschwitz victim whose fame was resurrected with the long-lost Suite Française (2006). Read full book review >

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AUTUMN by Steven Schnur
ABC BOOKS
Released: Aug. 18, 1997

"Accessible and intimate, they depict people, animals, household objects, and outdoor scenes; warm and cozy, they complement and further define this friendly read-aloud. (Picture book. 3-8)"
A strong graphic presentation is balanced against the clear simplicity of an ingenious text in this captivating picture book. Read full book review >

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DAVID by Mary Hoffman
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Oct. 11, 2011

"Nonfiction masquerading as a novel and failing as either sort of narrative. (character list, historical note, glossary) (Historical fiction. 13 & up)"
The author of the Stravaganaza series reveals the muse behind Michelangelo's David. Read full book review >

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MOODY FOREVER by Steve Oliver
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 11, 1998

"Just don't look too closely at the clothespins and mucilage that hold the crazy plot together."
Scott Moody's been in Vietnam, in a mental institution, and in a shamus's office, but now he'd cheerfully settle for balancing his nights driving a cab around Spokane with his days as a second-string reporter for the Mill City newspaper his ex-wife Andrea works for, and his daydreams of reuniting with Andrea and his daughter with his night dreams (and not only dreams) of steamy sex with nubile socialite Xanthia Welch. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 3, 2015

"A hodgepodge of science and personal observation, this all-encompassing book urges women to get in sync with their bodies and embrace their moods."
Beyond the provocative title, psychiatrist Holland (Weekends at Bellevue: Nine Years on the Night Shift at the Psych ER, 2009) does not cast aspersions but instead urges women to embrace their mood fluctuations as part of natural hormonal rhythms. Read full book review >

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AUTUMN by David A. Carter
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 29, 2017

"A serene and lovely presentation. (Informational pop-up picture book. 3-5)"
Carter's latest stop on his ongoing seasonal cycle offers pop-up pumpkins, corn, and other signs of mellow fruitfulness. Read full book review >

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AUTUMN by Karl Ove Knausgaard
Kirkus Star
by Karl Ove Knausgaard, translated by Ingvild Burkey, illustrated by Vanessa Baird
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 22, 2017

"An engagingly wide-ranging set of meditations."
The acclaimed author delivers a host of brief but insightful observations about the small matters of everyday life. Read full book review >

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AUTUMN by Ali Smith
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 7, 2017

"Smith's book is a kaleidoscope whose suggestive fragments and insights don't easily render a pleasing pattern, yet it's compelling in its emotional and historical freight, its humor, and keen sense of creativity and loss."
A girl's friendship with an older neighbor stands at the center of this multifaceted meditation on aging, art, love, and affection. Read full book review >