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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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Spinster

Thursday, February 12th, 2015

Spinster

“Spinster” by Kate Bolick (Crown, $12.99) Reviewed by Molly Ford — There are 158 million women in the United States, and 102 million of them are single. In this groundbreaking new book, based off a 2011 Atlantic...

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Downton Abbey: Rules for Household Staff

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

Downton Abbey: Rules for Household Staff

“Downton Abbey: Rules for Household Staff” introduction by Mr. Carson (St. Martin’s Press, $14.99) Review by Larry Cox — Without a doubt, “Downton Abbey” has become one of the most popular series on public television. First appearing...

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The Darkest Part of the Forest

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

The Darkest Part of the Forest

“The Darkest Part of the Forest” by Holly Black (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $18) Reviewed by Ealish Waddell   For generations, the horned boy has lain in his glass coffin deep in the woods outside...

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Don Martin: Three Decades of His Greatest Works

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

Don Martin: Three Decades of His Greatest Works

“Don Martin: Three Decades of His Greatest Works” with a foreword by Nick Meglin (Running Press, $30) Reviewed by Larry Cox   Don Martin, perhaps more than anyone else, defined the zany madness that was Mad magazine....

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