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March 1, 2012

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published March 1, 2012. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in March 2012.

Book Review

Live or Die

by Cheryl Hibbard

“I died and came back to life. So what I have to say is special,” explains Richard L. Burns in his inspirational first-person account, Live or Die: A Stroke of Good Luck. Only 38 when felled by a hemorrhagic stroke in 1968, Burns was... Read More

Book Review

Tides of Grace

by Jeannine Chartier Hanscom

Set in 1907, Weldon B. Durham’s novel "Tides of Grace" is a captivating beginning to his planned series featuring protagonist Grace Lampley. For seventeen-year-old Grace, accommodating the needs of her manic-depressive mother and... Read More

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Alphabet Everywhere

An architectural photographer uses his acutely honed observational powers to challenge young readers to pick out letters in their everyday surroundings. Ever noticed the I in an I-beam? Or the Y in the crook of a tree? Xs are everywhere!... Read More

Book Review


by Lawrence Kane

"Flashblind" is a first-rate medical thriller written by an actual medical doctor. As the plot unfolds, geneticist Jake Holder discovers that his brother, Sean, has inherited a rare disease that renders his body incapable of repairing... Read More

Book Review

Words for Elephant Man

by Jennifer Fandel

Sir Frederick Treves, the London Hospital surgeon who studied the Elephant Man, Joseph Merrick (1862-1890), wrote of him, “I supposed that Merrick was imbecile and had been imbecile from birth.” The conviction was no doubt encouraged... Read More

Book Review

Oil and Finance

by Peter Dabbene

One standard definition of “epic” is “surpassing the usual or ordinary, especially in scope or size.” It is unfortunate that Raymond Learsy is not exaggerating when he uses the term in the title of his new book, Oil and Finance... Read More

Book Review

The House on Dirty Third Street

This tender, first-person story of a young girl who moves into an eyesore of a house with her mother invites readers along her path of embarrassment to eventual pride as she learns humility and the bounty of asking for help from her... Read More

Book Review

Boris and the Wrong Shadow

Boris the cat awakens late one day to find his shadow missing! In its place is a paltry version nothing like his usual sultry companion. A rollicking search eventually leads him to the culprit, a mouse who exchanged his own shadow in... Read More

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