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Posted October 29, 2014in Book Review

‘A Deadly Wandering’

Courtesy of Beaverdale Books Review by Shirley Shiffler William Morrow & Company Sept. 23, 2014 $28.99 416 Pages In “A Deadly Wandering,” Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Matt Richtel has written a gripping account of the tragic consequences of our modern use of technology. Early in the morning of Sept. 22, 2006,

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Posted October 22, 2014in Book Review

‘Killing Patton: The Strange Death of World War II’s Most Audacious General‘

Courtesy of Beaverdale Books Review by Harriet Leitch Sept. 23, 2014 Hardcover $30 352 Pages In a straightforward presentation of the wartime experiences of General George S. Patton, Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard develop a good picture of the character of General Patton. Less time is spent on his personal

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Posted October 15, 2014in Book Review

‘Broken Monsters’

Courtesy of Beaverdale Books Review by Julie Goodrich Mulholland Books 9-16-14 448pp $26.00 I like my horror subtle and my thrillers, well, thrilling. A bit of magical realism is the frosting to my cupcake. In other words, Lauren Beukes newest masterpiece, “Broken Monsters,” was basically written for me. The balance and

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Posted October 08, 2014in Book Review

‘We Are Called To Rise’

Courtesy of Beaverdale Books Review by Fay Jones Simon & Schuster June 3, 2014 $25 307 pp Laura McBride’s new novel offers an emotionally powerful tale about a different side of Las Vegas, where ordinary people call it home and try for a normal life. Inspired by an actual event

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Posted October 01, 2014in Book Review

‘How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World’

Courtesy of Beaverdale Books Review by Sally Wisdom Riverhead Books Sept. 30, 2014 $30 304 Pages The symbiotic relationship between insects and flowering plants created an opportunity for hummingbirds to extract nectar from plants. To do so, they had to evolve an ability to hover in a way no other

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Posted September 24, 2014in Book Review

‘Dear Committee Members’

Courtesy of Beaverdale Books Review by Shirley Shiffler Doubleday Books Aug. 19, 2014 $22.95 180 Pages Jason Fitger is a disenchanted professor of creative writing and literature at a small, mediocre liberal arts college in the Midwest, and “Dear Committee Members” is the hilarious look at one year of his

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Posted September 17, 2014in Book Review
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‘Rat Queens Volume 1: Sass and Sorcery’

Courtesy of Beaverdale Books Review by Julie Goodrich Image Comics April 8, 2014 128pp $9.99 Comic books are known to be a boy’s club. With few (but notable) exceptions, female characters not drawn as human beings but rather living dolls with little personality and even less clothing. Yet recently there

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Posted September 10, 2014in Book Review

‘Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt’

Courtesy of Beaverdale Books Review by Harriet Leitch W. W. Norton & Company  March 31, 2014 $27.95 274 Pages Michael Lewis has taken a highly complex and detailed subject, high frequency trading on Wall Street, and wrote a compelling and disturbing account of the development of the stock markets of

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Posted September 03, 2014in Book Review

‘Fives And Twenty-Fives’

Courtesy of Beaverdale Books Review by Fay Jones Bloomsbury Publishing Pub Date: 08/26/14 $ 27.00 400 pp With his powerful debut novel, Pitre delivers an honest, definitive portrayal of the Iraq war experience. Pitre, a two-tour Iraq war veteran, joined the Marine Corps in 2002 and wrote this story to

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Posted August 27, 2014in Book Review

‘The Good Girl’

Courtesy of Beaverdale Books Review by Shirley Shiffler Mira Books July 29, 2014 $24.95 350 Pages With her debut novel “The Good Girl,” Mary Kubica has received well-deserved comparisons to Gillian Flynn and Tana French. This psychological thriller kept me turning the pages until well past my bedtime and had

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