January 20, 2014

Absolutely Perfect: A New Novel by Rachel Joyce

Calling a novel Perfect sets a high bar for both the reader and author, yet Rachel Joyce’s latest delivers all the elements of a great read.

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January 19, 2014

The Beginning of Everything: Young Adult with Heart

Robyn Shneider’s The Beginning of Everything addresses the meaning of finding one’s true identity in a world where social status rules the day.

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January 18, 2014

Counterterrorism's New Hero, Courtesy of Brad Thor

Brad Thor’s character Scot Horvath thrills readers looking for a new hero.

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January 17, 2014

Dan Menaker’s Memoir: Witty, Moving My Mistake

'I love Daniel Menaker’s voice, one that probes and flinches as it sifts through a lifetime’s baggage for the small but telling nuggets.'

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January 16, 2014

A Star for Mrs. Blake: The Story Behind the Story

'It took me twenty-five years to understand and refine the experiences of those pilgrims into a novel. Twenty-five years is not a writing assignment. It’s an obsession.'

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January 15, 2014

Alan Lightman Tackles the Big Questions: The Accidental Universe

There are no definitive answers to questions like ‘Is there a god?’ or ‘Does life have a meaning?’ At least, there aren’t any that have been met with universal acceptance. That hasn’t kept humanity from trying to find them, though.

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January 14, 2014

E.L. Doctorow’s Andrew’s Brain: Escape Into the Mind of Another

E.L. Doctorow’s Andrew’s Brain is, as the title promises, a foray into the thoughts, neuroses, and possible delusions of a man named Andrew.

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