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by Michelle Anne Schingler

In Susanna Clarke’s wondrous and moving novel "Piranesi", a gentle man finds the tranquility of his vast but bounded world challenged by visitors from the outside. Piranesi lives in a house whose halls seem endless. He’s been close... Read More

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The Lying Life of Adults

by Eileen Gonzalez

The pain of adolescence is complicated by family secrets and persistent grudges in Elena Ferrante’s devastating novel, "The Lying Life of Adults". For thirteen-year-old Giovanna, her father’s side of the family has always been a... Read More


Book of the Day Roundup August 24-28, 2020

by Barbara Hodge

Golden Gate Jumper Survivors Society / Ross Wilcox / 7.13 Books / Softcover $18.99 (150pp) / 978-1-73336-724-0 / Buy: Local Bookstore (Bookshop), Amazon / Ross Wilcox’s offbeat, engaging short story collection, Golden Gate Jumper... Read More

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Before She Was Helen

by Michelle Anne Schingler

As it controverts stereotypes regarding the formidability of villains and the fragility of senior citizens, Caroline B. Cooney’s mystery novel "Before She Was Helen" is a delight. Clemmie is a resident of Sun City, a retirees’... Read More

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