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Atonement

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$16.95
ISBN: 9780385721790
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Published: Anchor - February 25th, 2003

An exquisite novel set in pre-WW II England. Totally engrossing, beautifully descriptive, and emotionally wrenching complex family relationships and friendships. The horror of war, but also a love story. "A tour de force". ~ Reviewed by Barbara Morrow


Tucker Peak

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ISBN: 9780979861314
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Published: Ampress - January 1st, 2007

The New York Times Book Review consistently ranks the Joe Gunther Brattleboro police detective mysteries among the top crime fiction of the year and Archer Mayor's twelfth installment, Tucker Peak, involving a murder case at a posh ski resort, is no exception! ~ Reviewed by Barbara Morrow


Awful Ogre's Awful Day

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By Jack Prelutsky, Paul O. Zelinsky (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780060774592
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Published: Greenwillow Books - July 26th, 2005

This latest book is a tour de force about the awfullest-most wonderful-ogre ever! told with his mischievous sense of humor and his delightfully inventive wordplay. ~ Reviewed by Barbara Morrow


Fire

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ISBN: 9780060088613
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Published: Harper Perennial - September 24th, 2002

Junger writes with heartstopping, unflinching detail to bring us face to face with infernos, both naturally-occuring and war-induced. Junger relates his first-hand experiences in Afghanistan as well as his reports of the risks taken by firefighters, which, as a nation, we've just come to appreciate. ~ Reviewed by Barbara Morrow


The Mark of the Angel

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$15.00
ISBN: 9780375709210
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Published: Vintage - August 8th, 2000

Set in Paris in the late 1950s, several emotionally damaged people come together, with devastating results. Already a bestseller in France, this beautiful, heartbreaking, and haunting novel is one you will not soon forget, if ever. ~ Reviewed by Barbara Morrow


Fortune's Rocks

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ISBN: 9780316678100
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Published: Back Bay Books - January 2nd, 2001

Anita is a long-time independent bookseller favorite, from her very first books. And the votes poured in for this new one. "Shreve's new book is magnificent. Olympia Biddeford is an intriguing and unforgettable young protagonist. We follow her from adolescent innocence to sexual awakening, from passion to the complex consequences of that passion. She is one of many finely drawn and mostly sympathetic characters that round out this old-fashioned novel of manners, morals and brilliant historical context, set in the early 1900s in a small New England resort community. ~ Reviewed by Barbara Morrow


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