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Among the other attributes of this lavishly illustrated history of the Great White Way is the fact that it features many plays and musicals that do not often appear in more conventional books about Broadway. Some of the entries date back into the 19th century, but the book also includes modern classics such as “Hamilton” and “Wicked.” This is the perfect gift for the discerning theater enthusiast. ~ Reviewed by Alden Graves
An attractive single mother tries to reignite her sex life after her son goes off to college, but desire and loneliness can prove to be a dangerous combination, especially in an "anything goes" world that provides easy access to internet chat rooms and pornography. A frank and involving examination of sexual mores in the 21st century, as cautionary as it is enlightening. ~ Reviewed by Alden Graves
Not all the fears that spring from impressionable young minds dissipate with age. Seven people gather in the small town of Derry, Maine to confront the evil that terrorized them as teenagers and haunted their adulthood. This is Mr. King's most sublimely creepy novel and no small credit goes to the fact that Pennywise the Clown is one of the author's most darkly memorable villains. ~ Reviewed by Alden Graves
This is a continuation of the increasingly unhappy life of Isabel Archer, the lady about whom Henry James wrote his classic portrait. Fleeing a terrible revelation that further jeopardizes her ill-advised marriage to Gilbert Osmond in Rome, Isabel is determined to turn her life around without causing scandalous reverberations in the strictly regimented society that she inhabits. Reading the author's elegant prose, one can't help but think that Mr. James would approve of this resurrection of one of his most memorable heroines. ~ Reviewed by Alden Graves
The influence of a morally corrupt, self-styled preacher on a rural community in North Carolina has tragic consequences in this beautifully written and emotionally powerful novel. The author displays a remarkable gift for creating memorable, flesh and blood characters whose striving, failings, and small triumphs are universal in their resonance. I loved this novel and will not soon forget the members of the Hall family. ~ Reviewed by Alden Graves