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The Doll

Thursday, August 15th, 2013

The Doll

“The Doll” By Taylor Stevens (Crown Publishers, $24) Reviewed by Rose McAllister Croke   In Taylor Stevens’ latest thriller, “The Doll,” readers are once again thrown headlong into the sinister world of “information specialist” Vanessa “Michael” Munroe....

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The Sugar Detox: Lose Weight, Feel Great, and Look Years Younger

Thursday, August 8th, 2013

The Sugar Detox: Lose Weight, Feel Great, and Look Years Younger

“The Sugar Detox: Lose Weight, Feel Great, and Look Years Younger” by Brooke Alpert, RD, CDN, and Patricia Farris, MD, FAAD (Da Capo, $24.99) Reviewed by Larry Cox   Minimizing the sugar in your diet is not...

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Me Before You

Thursday, August 1st, 2013

Me Before You

“Me Before You” by Jojo Moyes (Penguin Books, $16) Reviewed by Ealish Waddell   Louisa Clark is an easygoing sort of girl who’s never had much ambition until circumstances force her to accept a job she feels...

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Into the Abyss: An Extraordinary True Story

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Into the Abyss: An Extraordinary True Story

“Into the Abyss: An Extraordinary True Story” by Carol Shaben (Grand Central Publishing, $25) Reviewed by Larry Cox   Carol Shaben, an award-winning Canadian journalist, was working in the Middle East when she learned that her father...

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“Crime of Privilege”

Thursday, July 18th, 2013

“Crime of Privilege”

“Crime of Privilege” By Walter Walker (Ballantine Books, $26) Reviewed by Rose McAllister Croke   “Don’t we pay for all the things we do?” wrote Hemingway. No one knows this better than George Becket, the not-so-innocent main...

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Duel with the Devil

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

Duel with the Devil

“Duel with the Devil: The True Story of How Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr Teamed Up to Take on America’s First Sensational Murder Mystery” by Paul Collins (Crown Books, $26) Reviewed by Larry Cox   During the...

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Stoker’s Manuscript

Thursday, July 4th, 2013

Stoker’s Manuscript

“Stoker’s Manuscript” by Royce Prouty (Putnam, $25.95) Reviewed by Ealish Waddell   As a child, Joseph and his brother were plucked from a cold Transylvanian orphanage to be raised in a Chicago convent. Now Joseph lives a...

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Who Was Dracula? Bram Stoker’s Trail of Blood

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

Who Was Dracula? Bram Stoker’s Trail of Blood

“Who Was Dracula? Bram Stoker’s Trail of Blood” by Jim Steinmeyer (Tarcher/Penguins, $26.95) Reviewed by Larry Cox   It is ironic that a rather dull Victorian writer is responsible for creating one of literature’s most recognizable and...

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Daddy’s Gone a Hunting

Thursday, June 20th, 2013

Daddy’s Gone a Hunting

“Daddy’s Gone a Hunting” By Mary Higgins Clark (Simon and Schuster, $26.99) Reviewed by Rose McAllister Croke   In her latest suspense novel, Mary Higgins Clark unravels a dark and long-hidden family secret that endangers the lives...

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Bazooka Joe and His Gang: The 60th Anniversary Collection

Thursday, June 13th, 2013

Bazooka Joe and His Gang: The 60th Anniversary Collection

“Bazooka Joe and His Gang: The 60th Anniversary Collection” by The Topps Company, Inc. (Abrams ComicArts, $19.95) Reviewed by Larry Cox   During the Christmas season of 1938, a Brooklyn company began producing a penny gum that...

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