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Biblioholic Review: Maine

J. Courtney Sullivan’s second novel, Maine, is a magnified slice of family dysfunction set on the beautiful shores of Maine’s coast.  If you are looking for a book that screams SUMMER but is also worth the extra weight in your beach bag, … 324 more words

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Biblioholic Review: When God was a Rabbit

Sarah Winman’s debut novel, When God was a Rabbit, showcases a new author who has a flair for the dramatic.   She should, after all Winman is also an actress.  328 more words

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Biblioholic Review: Sing You Home

Rights of the “pre-born” juxtaposed with the rights of gay parents, particularly in states where they are still not able to be legally married, are a mere tasting of the topical delights and frights that Jodi Picoult offers in her 18th novel… 334 more words

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Biblioholic Review: The Doctor & the Diva

It does not take much to imagine Boston in 1903, not much has changed on Beacon Hill in the last 100+ years.  The Brownstones are still beautiful and stately, the residents are still upper class and there is still quite a bit of Yankee gentility.  435 more words

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Biblioholic Review: Neighborhood Watch

Cammie McGovern’s third novel Neighborhood Watch takes the reader on a compelling ride through the courtrooms, secret cold-fusion labs (seriously,) prison system, libraries and local Neighborhood Watch meetings of contemporary, suburban Connecticut. 490 more words

Biblioholic Review: The Map of True Places

You may recall that BBB recently read Salem-based author, Brunonia Barry’s first novel, The Lace Reader, and we enjoyed it so much we ran to our local bookstore to buy her recently released 2nd book, … 429 more words

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Biblioholic Review: Stay

While the heart of the Boston Book Bum team is Boston bred (minus the accent,) one of the crew is a transplant, originally from very up upstate NY.  623 more words

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