In Defense Of Elitism by Joel Stein

"Why I am better than you and you are better than someone who didn't buy this book." That's the tagline on the cover, and that made me laugh, so then I wanted to read it. I think this one is intentionally polarizing and decidedly trying to annoy some people with it's cover design (ok, and …

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What Could Be Saved by Liese O’Halloran Schwarz

The Preston family live a privileged life in 1970's Thailand when their young son suddenly goes missing. Returning to America, their lives shattered, they try to go on, assuming Phillip is gone forever. But in 2019, he comes back. Is it him? And if it is, why did he never try to contact his family? …

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No Portrait In The Gilded Frame by Tudor Alexander

In this coming of age story, Miriam, a young Jewish girl, discovers her love of painting, and follows her heart, from Romania to Israel to the US. Starting in the 1950's, in a politically hostile Romania, the story is as much about finding our place in the world, especially as an immigrant, as it is …

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The Confessions Of A Failed Southern Lady by Florence King

I picked this book up almost accidentally. I love stories about women in the Southern states of America, they tend to be warm, funny stories that you can laugh and cry over and the women in them are good friends to each other. I think they call it GritLit, because the women have got grit, …

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Out Today: Huck the new comic book from Mark Millar and Rafa Albuquerque

Huck is a different kind of comic book. It's not about a traditional superhero, though Huck does have a gift that sets him apart. Abandoned as a child, he picked up the habit at the orphanage of doing one good deed a day. And with his ability to find anything, and some other neat powers …

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