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Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger

Ordinary Grace is narrated by the character of Frank Drum when he is an older man.  He reflects upon the summer of 1961, when he was 13 years old and growing up in the small Midwestern town of New Bremen, Minnesota. 244 more words

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Flourish: A Visionary New Understanding of Happiness and Well-Being by Martin E. P. Seligman

Longtime psychologist Martin Seligman argues that there is more to mental health than the absence of mental illness. He is a proponent of a movement he calls “ 275 more words

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The Sound of Broken Glass by Deborah Crombie

The past and the present intersect in Deborah Crombie‘s latest thriller, The Sound of Broken Glass. The Crystal Palace, once used as an exhibition hall in London, was tragically destroyed in the middle of the 19th Century and although attempts were made to rebuild it, it was never the same. 251 more words

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The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

The Perks of Being a Wallflower is one of those terrific, but unfortunate (for adults, anyway), books that is labeled as “teen.” Most adults probably would pass this slender tome by, and that would be a sad mistake. 250 more words

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Dark Places by Gillian Flynn

Everyone has hobbies. I enjoy reading and cooking. In Dark Places by Gillian Flynn, members of the Kill Club make murder their hobby. The Kill Club is comprised of individuals obsessed with horrific murder cases. 395 more words

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Sense & Sensibility by Joanna Trollope

There’s a growing trend for the estates of famous deceased authors to commission new “continuation” titles based on the settings and characters the authors created, sort of like officially sanctioned fan fiction.  305 more words

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Libriomancer by Jim C. Hines

What’s not to love in a book about magic wielding librarians versus evil vampires?! I’m a sucker for a good Urban Fantasy novel with plenty of action, and this one delivers. 377 more words

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