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Reviews of Books with 289 Pages

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The Story of Sassy Sweetwater

by Jill Allen

"The Story of Sassy Sweetwater" is a sparkling debut novel. It is a bildungsroman chronicling the life and loves of the title character from age thirteen through adulthood. Born to promiscuous Violet McLaughlin in 1949, Sassy Sweetwater... Read More

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by Karen Ackland

The memoir opens as five-year-old Alireza is returned to a foster home by his stepfather. Alireza is considered an orphan, although both his parents are alive and living in the same town. The boy loves his mother and stepfather, yet... Read More

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The Wisdom Compass

by Elizabeth Millard

Although the book of Proverbs has served as a guiding light for many Christians for centuries, some followers have found it difficult to apply those teachings to everyday life. The book’s rich mine of lessons on knowledge, judgment,... Read More

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Hell Came on a Pretty Day

In Bryce Thunder King’s second Jamie Page novel Jamie and his wife Angie McAfee are fed up with watching their beloved country fall prey to terrorists and criminals. They vow to take action quitting their jobs and beginning a rigorous... Read More

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The Oracle of Y'alan

by Lawrence Kane

Eons ago when the emperor Eldoran Kalridge Y’Alan cast a powerful spell to save his lands from a devastating storm he exhausted every ounce of his energy. All that remained after his incantation had run its course was an arm-length... Read More

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Indiana In Stereo

by George Cohen

A family-parents, five sons, and three daughters-poses in their Sunday clothes on the porch steps of their brick home in the early 1900s. This engaging stereograph, from the Indiana Historical Society, evokes an era when the front porch... Read More

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She Died For Her Sins

by Paula Scardamalia

The opening pages of this novel are reminiscent of both Rex Stout’s Nero Wolfe series and Lawrence Sanders’s McNally series. Tod, the narrator and son of Bomber Hanson, seems to combine the errand-boy status of Wolfe’s Archie... Read More