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@Natgeo: The Most Popular Instagram Photos - Book Review

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$19.95
ISBN: 9781426217104
Availability: Special Order
Published: National Geographic - October 25th, 2016

Three hundred of the most liked and commented on photos from National Geographic’s Instagram account, with 46 million followers worldwide. Yes, really. Wonderful pictures of everything from exotic places to intricate mosaic designs. A terrific gift for anyone on your holiday list and best of all, it’s affordable. ~ Reviewed by Sarah Knight


The Mayakovsky Tapes by Robert Littell - Book Review

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$34.99
ISBN: 9781250100566
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Published: Thomas Dunne Books - November 22nd, 2016

In 1953 four women meet at a deluxe Moscow hotel to talk about their relationships with a now dead paragon of the Soviet Union, the poet Mayakovsky. Their memories of him are conflicting but portray a complex man who went from idealist to a critic of the Stalinist era. Excellent. ~ Reviewed by Sarah Knight


The Girl From Venice by Martin Cruz Smith - Book Review

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$27.00
ISBN: 9781439140239
Availability: Hard to Find - May no longer be available
Published: Simon & Schuster - October 18th, 2016

A stand alone suspenseful novel set in 1945 Venice just as the war was about to end. A fisherman finds a young Jewish woman floating in the lagoon. While the Nazis are looking for her the fisherman decides to protect her. The two encounter Nazis, Partisans, explosions, random killings, gold, intrigue and love. A wonderful story. ~ Reviewed by Sarah Knight


Night Watch by Iris and Roy Johansen - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781250075970
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Published: St. Martin's Press - October 25th, 2016

Born blind Kendra Michaels eyesight is restored at twenty by Dr Waldridge of Night Watch Project. Unexpectedly the doctor contacts Kendra then disappears before he can tell her something important. Why are Night Watch doctors being murdered and what is the terrible secret of the project. Kendra investigates. Highly entertaining. ~ Reviewed by Sarah Knight


Conclave by Richard Harris - Book Review

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$26.95
ISBN: 9780451493446
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Published: Knopf - November 22nd, 2016

The pope is dead. The conclave of 118 Cardinals meeting at the Vatican must overcome their human frailties of ambition and corruption to elect the best man to head the church. Intrigue, secret politicking and plot twists accompany each vote. A terrific read. Fast paced and very well written. ~ Reviewed by Sarah Knight


A Great Reckoning by Louise Penny - Book Review

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$17.99
ISBN: 9781250022110
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Published: Minotaur Books - May 2nd, 2017

Her best book yet! Gamache starts a new job and finds four young cadets and a dead professor. An old map is found stuffed in a wall at the bistro. How this fits together makes for a riveting read. explosive secrets are revealed about an old friend and old enemy of Gamache. ~ Reviewed by Sarah Knight


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