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Reviews of Books with 189 Pages

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by Angela Leeper

Loosely based on Lindsay Baker’s own childhood in Christchurch, New Zealand, in the early 1960s, this lighthearted, debut chapter book features an unnamed, typical ten-year-old boy who narrates the story and enjoys playing pranks on... Read More

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Welcome to Miami, Doctor Leal

by Michael Beeman

Cuban-American Dr. Otto Leal’s return from Sweden to his home city of Miami is doomed before it begins. Things are already bad enough for the doctor. His brother, Samuelito, has died under mysterious circumstances, prompting this... Read More

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FBI Fly Team

In 2003, the Marriott Hotel in Jakarta, Indonesia was bombed, killing twelve people and wounding 150. In 2009, the Marriott was bombed again, but this time Jakarta’s Ritz-Carlton was also attacked. Nine people lost their lives and more... Read More

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Al Sheppard, a retired detective with the New York Police Department, focuses on his experiences as a rookie and later as a respected officer in his first memoir, E-Man: Life in the NYPD Emergency Service Unit. When he was a teenager... Read More

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Scary News

by Amy Rea

There have always been unsettling news stories, but since September 2001, the prominence of terrifying headlines-from terrorism to deadly diseases to hurricanes-has increased. Its frightening enough for an adult, who has sufficient life... Read More

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Cantos de Adolescencia (Songs of Youth)

by Sandy McKinney

Born of Mexican heritage in the border town of Brownsville, Texas, this self-proclaimed “Pocho” poet began his career by winning every literary contest available in his area. Since school only offered studies in English, his first... Read More

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The General's Lady

by Margaret Cullison

Mid-twentieth-century young women dreamed of love and marriage and expected an easy transition from obedient daughter to adoring wife. Their individual stories often revealed the difficulties they encountered adjusting their ideal to... Read More

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