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Charlene Oldham, Book Reviewer

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Ice Queen

by Charlene Oldham

"Ice Queen" is a compelling young adult romance that illustrates some of the most serious perils and pitfalls of dating in the digital age. Felicia Farber’s young adult novel "Ice Queen" is a powerful cautionary tale about the dangers... Read More

Book Review

The Mother

by Charlene Oldham

"The Mother" is a heartfelt novel about a mother who comes into her own through her love for her daughter. In Farin Powell’s novel, "The Mother", a woman sacrifices much to keep love alive. Helen is driven and defined by her role as... Read More

Book Review

The Vail Method

by Charlene Oldham

"The Vail Method"’s actionable fitness advice will help audiences physically improve with age. Matthew Ehrlich’s prescriptive health book "The Vail Method" concentrates on optimizing health and athletic performance during the aging... Read More

Book Review

The Furies

by Charlene Oldham

Brutal realism marks the turns of this coming-of-age novel, set during the 1990s drug boom. The city of Fury is both a haven and a hell for the teens who call it home. In Corey Croft’s gritty novel "The Furies", a crew of friends are... Read More

Book Review

The Nine

by Charlene Oldham

School scandals and the fragile bond between a boy and his mother give "The Nine" wide-ranging appeal beyond its ivy-clad setting. Jeanne McWilliams Blasberg’s unique coming-of-age novel "The Nine" is set at an exclusive New England... Read More

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The Soledad Children

by Charlene Oldham

"The Soledad Children" is a painful legal history from the not-so-distant past, when biased testing and cultural segregation were the rule, rather than the exception. Marty Glick and Maurice Jourdane’s "The Soledad Children" is the... Read More

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