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Death of an Alchemist by Mary Lawrence

Death of an Alchemist by Mary Lawrence

Pub Date: Jan 3, 2016

Death of an Alchemist, Mary Lawrence, Kensington Books – Bianca Goddard, daughter of an alchemist, puts her talents to good use producing medicines and remedies for the sick and hurt of London Read more »

North of Here

North of Here by Laurel Saville

Pub Date: Dec 31, 2015

North of Here, Laurel Saville, Lake Union Publishing – In North of Here, a triple-blow of family tragedies hits Miranda hard, leaving her adrift mentally and emotionally Read more »

The World of Raymond Chandler

The World of Raymond Chandler Edited by Barry Day

Pub Date: Dec 31, 2015

The World of Raymond Chandler ,Edited by Barry Day, Vintage Books – Raymond Chandler’s work typifies the pulp fiction era, with his stable of hard-boiled wisecracking private eyes, Philip Marlowe being among the most well known Read more »

Beatlebone by Kevin Barry

Beatlebone by Kevin Barry

Pub Date: Dec 23, 2015

Beatlebone, Kevin Barry, Doubleday–John Lennon – a legend in his lifetime, lives a life in his own legend. It’s May, 1978. John is thirty-seven, going on thirty-eight, and he hasn’t written music worth the name for years Read more »

Growing Tomorrow

Growing Tomorrow by Forrest Pritchard

Pub Date: Dec 23, 2015

Growing Tomorrow, Forrest Pritchard, The Experiment Publishing, LLC–Farmer-author Forrest Pritchard took a road trip across America from coast to coast to see sustainability in organic food production in action Read more »

The Word Game by Steena Holmes

The Word Game by Steena Holmes

Pub Date: Dec 11, 2015

The Word Game, Steena Holmes, Lake Union –Steena Holmes’s poignant novel, “The Word Game,” focuses on the struggles an adult experiences when they suspect child sexual abuse and how the allegation is handled by the professionals Read more »

The Two Family House by Lynda Cohen Loigman

The Two-Family House by Lynda Cohen Loigman

Pub Date: Dec 7, 2015

The Two-Family Hous, Lynda Cohen Loigman, St. Martin’s Press 2015-Prepare to suspend any sense of reality when reading Lynda Cohen Loigman’s debut novel, “The Two-Family House,” a family saga set in Brooklyn in Read more »

Nagasaki Life After Nuclear Wat

NAGASAKI Life After Nuclear War by Susan Southard

Pub Date: Dec 2, 2015

NAGASAKI Life After Nuclear Ward, Susan Southard, Viking –Susan Southard’s decade-plus of research and collected eyewitness accounts in “Nagasaki: Life After Nuclear War” is chilling, and prompts rethinking the United States’ true motive for dropping a nuclear bomb on Nagasaki, Read more »