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Rich Pickings

by Charlene Oldham

"Rich Pickings" is a novel that evokes recent financial history well, showing how easy it is to be defined by what you do for money. In Axel van Reenen’s novel "Rich Pickings", a naïve New Zealander breaks into the high-stakes arena... Read More

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Sycophants

by Charlene Oldham

"Sycophants" is a quintessentially eighties novel in which two friends who came of age together learn how to seize and share the spotlight. Linda Gould’s novel "Sycophants" is set in the late 1980s, as former college roommates navigate... Read More

Book Review

The Last Dance

by Charlene Oldham

The elegiac memoir "The Last Dance" dedicates itself to celebrating a woman whose devotion kept her family grounded through her husband’s many career advances. Stephen Manning’s "The Last Dance" is both a memoir about his career... Read More

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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

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