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January 1999

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published January 1999.

Book Review

Black Swan

“The Allegory of the Little Girl on the Rock” forms the basis of this aid to recovery after the loss of a love. The author, a psychotherapist experienced in abandonment issues, was working through a painful loss in her own life and... Read More

Book Review

The Waterman

by Rich Wertz

The prose smells of salt water and diesel fuel in Tim Junkin’s first novel, a coming-of-age story set on the Chesapeake Bay in the early 1970s. Young Clay Wakeman, his parents dead, returns from college to follow in his father’s... Read More

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It’s tough to feel sorry, or feel anything, for privileged losers. Dillen (author of Hero) presents Barnaby Griswold, a wine soaked fluffmeister who eases into million-dollar deals between rounds of drinks and tennis at La Cote country... Read More

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Bird Lives!

by Cindy Patuszynski

Jazz musician Evan Horne makes a comeback in this fourth novel by Moody. Just recuperated from an injury to his hand and eager to get back to his work as a jazz pianist, Horne attempts to hang on to an opportunity for a new gig as he... Read More

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Saint's Rest

by Nelly Heitman

In the midst of the Depression, Merlin Richards feels fortunate to have landed a prestigious architectural commission—until a body is found swaying from a rafter of the building he has just designed. It really had been wonderful: being... Read More

Book Review

A Year in a Scots Kitchen

by Nancy K. Allen

Choosing a useful cookbook does not come easily or naturally to many homecooks. Often they stumble through the myriad choices to be lured and finally captured by looks. It is only after delving into a cookbook and preparing several of... Read More

Book Review

The Secret Names of Women

Each story in Barret’s collection of eight short stories is to be savored and, taken together, they constitute a rare and nourishing feast of secret insights about women. Having the gift of voice, Barrett writes each story in the... Read More

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