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The Beginner's GoodbyeThe Beginner's Goodbye

 

Anne Tyler is known for her novels featuring quirky characters struggling with close relationships. She writes with humor and sympathy about imperfect people making tentative steps towards their goals. Her novels are primarily set in Baltimore and focus on the everyday lives of...

[Nightwoods

 

Fans of Charles Frazier will be pleased to know his latest novel, Nightwoods, contains many of the features that made his previous bestseller...

The Dog Ate It

 

Our family dog, Sophie, is a yellow lab mix who loves food of all kinds but oddly enough, not dog bones. I decided that if I could buy treats from a store for her instead, why couldn't I make them at home? That way I know exactly what's in them and I can make sure they're both good...

Bringing up Bebe

 

Contrasting parenting styles is a hot topic in recent books. The latest of these is "Bringing Up...

 

 

It's getting time for me to think about buying my next car. This one is 13-years-old. It has served me well, but if I want to get anything for it in trade, I need to act. Unfortunately, I still have books to read.

I shouldn't say read, I should say, I still...

Find a Romance in February

 

What do you do when you're waiting for the next book in you favorite series? Bite your nails, eat chocolate, pull out your hair? I'm reserving my copy from SLCL now and brushing up on my fav series and trying a few new ones

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"Wayward Saints" by Suzzy Roche

 

Suzzy Roche, youngest sister in the trio known as The Roches, has written...

The Way We Were

 

Two major literay awards in 2011 were won by novels exploring themes of memory and time. Jennifer Egan was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 2011 for "...

The Long Night by Steve Wick

 

In "The Long Night," author Steve Wick tells us what it was like to be a broadcast journalist...

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