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January 15, 2013

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published January 15, 2013. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in January 2013.

Book Review


by Jennifer Williams

The business of Hollywood can be brutal. Diana Gould’s first novel, "Coldwater", gives readers a glimpse into the high-stakes world of network television, corporate mergers, and Hollywood backroom deals. Down-on-her-luck heroine Brett... Read More

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El Norte or Bust!

by Elissa Mugianis

In 2006, global praise and validation of institutionalized microcredit lending for the poor came in the form of the Nobel Peace Prize. And almost immediately thereafter, newspapers teemed with stories of Bangladeshi women who acquired... Read More

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Shadow of the Sun

by Ron Watson

The tightly packed story and precocious protagonist will hook readers on this ancient Egypt fantasy series. Political intrigue, religious animosity, and mysticism all collide in Merrie P. Wycoff’s "Shadow of the Sun", the first book in... Read More

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Thunderous Silence

by Seamus Mullarkey

The vital Buddhist Heart Sutra is a slight two-page text, but it somehow encapsulates a vast storehouse of wisdom and guidance. Despite its brevity, the principles have proven to be impenetrable to many. In an accessible and charming... Read More

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Woofs to the Wise

by Maria Siano

What can we learn from a French bulldog about manners? Surprisingly, quite a lot. In a series of email exchanges between Mitchell’s French bulldog, ZsaZsa LaPooch, and her long-time friend and “sister-of-choice,” Forman, the two... Read More