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A Child's Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson - Book Review

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By Robert Louis Stevenson, Alice Provensen (Illustrator), Martin Provensen (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780399555374
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Published: Golden Books - February 14th, 2017

Sickly, feverish, and bed-ridden, Stevenson shifted and shaped his memories and dreams into verses fresh, unaffected, and overflowing with childlike joy. ~ Reviewed by Mike Hare


What Made Maddy Run: The Secret Struggles and Tragic Death of an All-American Teen by Kate Fagan - Book Review

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$27.00
ISBN: 9780316356541
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Published: Little Brown and Company - August 1st, 2017

19 year old track star Maddy Holleran committed suicide in her freshman year at Penn. Fagan examines Maddy's friendships, family ties, and voluminous social media posts for clues to her horrid emotional disintegration. The search is full supposition, conjecture, and the heartbreaking mystery of what made Maddy run. ~ Reviewed by Mike Hare


The Stars in Our Eyes: The Famous, the Infamous, and Why We Care Way Too Much about Them by Julie Klam - Book Review

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$26.00
ISBN: 9781594631368
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Published: Riverhead Books - July 18th, 2017

Society's often shameless obsession with celebrity, according to Klam, is not always shallow. Inescapable social media has created a constantly shifting virtual landscape with celebrities offering, at best, a fleeting chance of authentic human connection. ~ Reviewed by Mike Hare


Dynastic, Bombastic, Fantastic: Reggie, Rollie, Catfish, and Charlie Finley's Swingin' A's by Jason Turbow - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780544303171
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - March 7th, 2017

The brawling, mustachioed, incredibly talented Oakland A's ruled baseball from 1972 through 1974. Turbow reveals the dynamic personalities of the players, and the outlandish antics of the owner, Charlie O. Finley, an egotistical, skinflint baseball visionary who assembled, then destroyed, a dynasty. ~ Reviewed by Mike Hare


The Outer Cape by Patrick Dacey - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781627794671
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Published: Henry Holt & Company - June 27th, 2017

A Cape Cod family's outwardly lush life does little to mend the frail, brittle strands that hold it together. When self-inflicted wounds, abetted by economic and social pressures threaten, the Kelly family seeks reserves of resilience and sympathy to repel disintegration. ~ Reviewed by Mike Hare


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