Historical Heartthrobs

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“Historical Heartthrobs” by Kelly Murphy with Hallie Fryd c.2013, Zest Books $17.99 / $22.99 Canada 223 pages He loves me. She loves me not. You might think it’s a children’s pastime but when you’re shaky on love, that old … [Read more...]

Things I’ve Learned from Dying: A Book about Life

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“Things I’ve Learned from Dying: A Book about Life” by David R. Dow c.2014, Twelve $25.00 / $28.00 Canada 273 pages Just one more bedtime story. You wanted that as a child because you’ve always been someone who hates endings (one more for … [Read more...]

Confessions of a Wild Child

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“Confessions of a Wild Child” by Jackie Collins c.2014, St. Martin’s Press $26.99 / $29.99 Canada 294 pages Oh, the things you got away with when you were a teen! Cutting classes and hanging out in the school parking lot. Sneaking out of the … [Read more...]

The Last Time I Died

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“The Last Time I Died” by Joe Nelms c. 2014, Tyrus Books $16.99 / $18.99 Canada 255 pages One minute at a time. That’s how you get through a rough patch in your life. You breathe, then take another breath. Watch the clock tick in a circle. … [Read more...]

The Baby Boom

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“The Baby Boom” by P.J. O’Rourke c.2014, Atlantic Monthly Press $25.00 / $27.50 Canada 272 pages Whenever you get together with old friends – no matter what the reason – it always ends up with “Remember When…?” Remember piling in the station … [Read more...]

The Goodbye Year

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“The Goodbye Year” by Toni Piccinini c.2013, Seal Press $16.00 / $18.95 Canada 251 pages You’ve been thinking about what you’ll do with the room. You’ll probably leave it as a bedroom, just in case. You might put a desk in there, maybe a … [Read more...]

Best Books of 2013: Bookworm Sez

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Reading. Pfft. Who has time?  Who can take hours and hours to actually read a book, especially if it’s not all that good?  Why waste that kind of time? You wonder that often, which is where I come in. It’s my job to find the good stuff for you … [Read more...]

Badluck Way : A Year on the Ragged Edge of the West

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“Badluck Way: A Year on the Ragged Edge of the West” by Bryce Andrews c.2014, Atria Books $25.00 / $28.99 Canada 256 pages   A place for everything, and everything in its place. You’ve always believed that keeping your possessions … [Read more...]

The Thicket

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“The Thicket” by Joe R. Lansdale c.2013, Mulholland Books $26.00 / $29.00 Canada 352 pages You know who your friends are. They’re the ones who keep your secrets, or your car keys when you need them to. They’ll loan you five minutes or five … [Read more...]

A Reader’s Book of Days

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“A Reader’s Book of Days” by Tom Nissley c.2013, W.W. Norton $24.95 / $26.50 Canada 448 pages Today is a good day to curl up with a book. And that may be all you’ll do on this day, or today may be monumental in ways you’ll never forget. The … [Read more...]