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Stuff Every Groom Should Know

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

Stuff Every Groom Should Know

“Stuff Every Groom Should Know” by Eric San Juan (Quirk Books, $9.95) Reviewed by Larry Cox — With wedding season just around the corner, this nifty little guide couldn’t be published at a more apt time. Eric...

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Headstrong: 52 Women Who Changed Science — and the World

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

Headstrong: 52 Women Who Changed Science — and the World

“Headstrong: 52 Women Who Changed Science — and the World” by Rachel Swaby (Broadway Books, $16) Reviewed by Ealish Waddell — You’ve never heard of most of the women in this book, and that is precisely why...

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Underwater Babies

Thursday, April 9th, 2015

Underwater Babies

“Underwater Babies” by Seth Casteel (Little, Brown & Company, $21) Reviewed by Larry Cox — Photographer Seth Casteel says his life changed forever when a little dog jumped into a swimming pool. Casteel was born in Decatur,...

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Audrey and Bill: A Romantic Biography of Audrey Hepburn and William Holden

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

Audrey and Bill: A Romantic Biography of Audrey Hepburn and William Holden

“Audrey and Bill: A Romantic Biography of Audrey Hepburn and William Holden” by Edward Z. Epstein (Running Press, $25) Reviewed by Larry Cox — Audrey Hepburn could appreciate the irony that while she spent years studying ballet,...

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Rightsize … Right Now! The 8-Week Plan to Organize, Declutter and Make Any Move Stress-Free

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

Rightsize … Right Now! The 8-Week Plan to Organize, Declutter and Make Any Move Stress-Free

“Rightsize … Right Now! The 8-Week Plan to Organize, Declutter and Make Any Move Stress-Free” by Regina Leeds (De Capo Lifelong Books, $15.99) Reviewed by Larry Cox — Along with death, divorce, job loss and major illness,...

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The Good Girl

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

The Good Girl

“The Good Girl” by Mary Kubica (Mira, $14.95) Reviewed by Ealish Waddell Early in “The Good Girl” (new in paperback) we meet Mia, who’s recently returned home after being kidnapped and held for months in a remote...

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American Ghost: The True Story of a Family’s Haunted Past

Thursday, March 12th, 2015

American Ghost: The True Story of a Family’s Haunted Past

“American Ghost: The True Story of a Family’s Haunted Past” by Hannah Nordhaus (Harper Collins, $25) Reviewed by Larry Cox   The La Posada hotel in Santa Fe, New Mexico, was once a grand family home. Built...

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Cecil B. DeMille: The Art of the Hollywood Epic

Thursday, March 5th, 2015

Cecil B. DeMille: The Art of the Hollywood Epic

“Cecil B. DeMille: The Art of the Hollywood Epic” by Cecilia de Mille Presley and Mark A. Vieira, introduction by Martin Scorsese (Running Press, $60) Reviewed by Larry Cox — One hundred years ago, Cecil B. DeMille...

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Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances

“Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances” By Neil Gaiman (William Morrow, $26.99) Reviewed by Ealish Waddell — “Many of these stories end badly for at least one of the people in them.” Perhaps no sentence encapsulates the...

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Father of Route 66: The Story of Cy Avery

Thursday, February 19th, 2015

Father of Route 66: The Story of Cy Avery

“Father of Route 66: The Story of Cy Avery” by Susan Croce Kelly (University of Oklahoma Press, $24.95) Reviewed by Larry Cox — Cy Avery was a Tulsa-based oilman and real-estate investor. He also was a visionary....

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