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December 2009

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published December 2009.

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Alice in Verse

by Janelle Adsit

Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and J.T. Holden’s Alice in Verse both begin with an ending: “And now the tale is done.” Penned over a century ago, these words were never true and perhaps never will be: perhaps... Read More

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Prescription or Poison?

by Barry Silverstein

Even as the use of prescription drugs grows in the United States, the sale of herbal remedies, vitamins, and minerals is skyrocketing. Ironically, while some herbal remedies are thousands of years old, it is only now that modern science... Read More

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The Aquarians

There is a lot of buzz lately about December 21, 2012. This is the date the ancient Mayan calendar ends—and to some observers, it portends the possibility of the literal end of time and, with it, the destruction of the world. In "The... Read More

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Spring Bear

Everyone is forced to deal with some problems during the course of their lifetime. But when one misfortune leads to another, the accumulated challenges can seriously erode a person’s ability to cope with adversity. In the face of hard... Read More

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The Tibetan Book of the Dead

In "The Tibetan Book of the Dead" by Cyrus K. Hui, a stolen treasure is being taken by force toward Switzerland and a secret Nazi hideout. From Beijing, Dr. Nima Ganpa leads an expedition into Tibet to find ancient clay tablets written... Read More

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Lightning From the Sky, Thunder From the Sea

Sub Unit One of 1st Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company (ANGLICO) was made up of Marines who were assigned to direct air, artillery, and naval gunfire support of military operations in South Vietnam. ANGLICO teams of two or three men were... Read More

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A is for Alice

Alice in Wonderland has inspired the imaginations of generations of readers, writers, and artists the world over. In A Is for Alice, the visceral merriment and eccentricity at play in Lewis Carroll’s original masterwork shine brightly.... Read More

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An Unimaginable Journey

Coke and Pepsi is one of the classic business rivalries. These arch-competitors continuously battle for market share around the world. Given Coca-Cola’s number one ranking, it is a sweet victory when Pepsi can rise to the top. That is... Read More

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