mozart in the jungle

Mozart in the Jungle by Blair Tindall

I watched the pilot episode of Mozart in the Jungle on Amazon. I figured I’d read the memoir of the same title, which the…

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One Plastic Bag by Miranda Paul

All too often when I’m browsing the nonfiction children’s titles on NetGalley, I spot a book that looks like it might tie in perfectly…

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Dirty Chick by Antonia Murphy

Antonia Murphy and her family move from San Francisco to New Zealand expecting a quiet, peaceful life in the country where their children can…

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Lost & Found by Brooke Davis

In her grief over her husband’s death, Millie’s mother abandons her 7-year-old in a department store and never returns. Millie soon meets 87-year-old Karl, who…

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The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

I had been intending to read Donna Tartt’s The Goldfinch for at least a year, but sadly, this chunkster sat on my shelf for…

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God Loves Haiti by Dimitry Elias Léger

A native of Haiti, Dimitry Elias Léger makes his debut with his novel God Loves Haiti. Set in Port-au-Prince before, during, and after the 2010…

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Hall of Small Mammals: Stories by Thomas Pierce

It’s no secret that I love offbeat short story collections. Add Thomas Pierce’s Hall of Small Mammals to the list. Many of these stories…

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What Is Found, What Is Lost by Anne Leigh Parrish

Last year I read and thoroughly enjoyed a collection of related short stories by Anne Leigh Parrish, Our Love Could Light the World [review]. I was…

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