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review: Uncle John’s Bathroon Reader Flush Fiction

Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader Presents Flush Fiction:  88 Short Short Stories You Can Read in a Single Sitting Anthology Baker & Taylor Publishing Group Release Date:  April 1, 2012 Quick fiction for readers on the go!  Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader Presents Flush Fiction is a tantalizing collection of 88 short-short stories custom-picked for the Bathroom Reader […]

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review: The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton

The Age of Innocence Edith Wharton classic literature Release Date: 1920 The Age of Innocence, one of Edith Wharton’s most renowned novels and the first by a woman to win the Pulitzer Prize, exquisitely details the struggle between love and responsibility through the experiences of men and women in Gilded Age New York.  The novel […]

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review: Greenhorns by Paula Manalo

Greenhorns: 50 Dispatches from the New Farmers’ Movement Paula Manalo (ed.), Severine von Tscharner (ed.) and Zoë Ida Bradbury (ed.) Storey Publishing/adult non-fiction, gardening Release Date:  April 24, 2012 A community of spirited young farmers and activists, the Greenhorns are leading the charge for a new generation of foodies – all of whom are committed to food grown […]

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review: What to Expect When You’re Expecting Hatchlings by Bridget Heos

What to Expect When You’re Expecting Hatchlings: A Guide for Crocodilian Parents (and Curious Kids) Bridget Heos (author), Stéphane Jorisch (illustrator) Millbrook Press/juvenile non-fiction, animals Release Date:  March 1, 2012 Congratulations, crocodilian parents-to-be! You have little ones on the way. They’re called hatchlings. Read this book to find out where to lay your eggs, how you’ll […]

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review: Starters by Lissa Price

Starters Lissa Price Delacorte BFYR/juvenile fiction, sci-fi Release Date:  March 13, 2012 Callie lost her parents when the Spore Wars wiped out everyone between the ages of twenty and sixty. She and her little brother, Tyler, go on the run, living as squatters with their friend Michael and fighting off renegades who would kill them […]

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