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The Giant's House

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The Giant's House: A Romance Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780385340892
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Published: Dial Press Trade Paperback - October 30th, 2007

This National Book Award Finalist is set on Cape Cod in 1950. It is the love story of a lonely librarian and a teenage "giant". This is an imaginative, touching story that I did not want to end.


Killing Critics

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Killing Critics (A Mallory Novel #3) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780425238066
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - May 4th, 2010

O'Connell has crafted another riveting Mallory mystery . Sharp characterizations and even sharper prose, combined with further insight into Mallory's murky past, make this a true delight.


Getting Over Homer

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$13.00
ISBN: 9780679781226
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Published: Vintage - May 27th, 1997

This is an extremely funny book, a wise stand-up routine of great wit and wordplay that never tires you. Love, lust, the family, grief, middle age--it's all here.


Bucking the Sun

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$19.99
ISBN: 9780684831497
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Published: Scribner - May 13th, 1997

Beautiful language and quirky dialogue illuminate this story of family relationships set against the background of 1930's Montana and the building of the New Deal's Fort Peck dam. ~ Reviewed by Louise Jones


Midwives by Chris Bohjalian - Book Review

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Midwives: A Novel (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780375706776
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Published: Vintage - November 8th, 1998

Sibyl Danforth, an experienced midwife, must resort to desperate measures to save a baby's life on a cold winter night in a rural VT house. Bohjalian deftly portrays Sibyl's crises - personal, legal, medical and moral and gives us a memorable character in addition to offering an intriguing glimpse into the world of midwifery. ~ Reviewed by Barbara Morrow


Tularosa

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Tularosa: A Kevin Kerney Novel (Kevin Kerney Novels #1) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780393333992
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 19th, 2009

A top-notch debut novel--lyrical sense of place, vivid characters and non-stop action--with an off-beat historical background and believable protagonist. If you like terrific writing in a fast-paced story, read this! ~ Reviewed by Louise Jones


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