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Book Sense Picks
2005 September


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Pardonable Lies: A Maisie Dobbs Novel (Maisie Dobbs Mysteries)
Pardonable Lies: A Maisie Dobbs Novel (Maisie Dobbs Mysteries)
by Jacqueline Winspear
Publisher Comments
In the third novel of this bestselling series, London investigator Maisie Dobbs faces grave danger as she returns to the site of her most painful WWI memories to resolve the mystery of a pilots death. Agatha Christies Miss Marple. Sue Graftons Kinsey... (read more)

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Faithless
Faithless
by Karin Slaughter
Publisher Comments
The victim was buried alive in the Georgia woods — then killed in a horrifying fashion. When Sara Linton and Jeffrey Tolliver stumble upon the body, both become consumed with finding out who killed the pretty, impeccably dressed young woman. And for... (read more)

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The Tender Bar: A Memoir
The Tender Bar: A Memoir
by J. R. Moehringer
Publisher Comments
A moving, vividly told memoir full of heart, drama, and exquisite comic timing, about a boy striving to become a man, and his romance with a bar. J.R. Moehringer grew up listening for a voice: It was the sound of his missing father, a disc jockey who... (read more)

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Tyrannosaur Canyon
Tyrannosaur Canyon
by Douglas Preston
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A moon rock missing for thirty years... Five buckets of blood-soaked sand found in a New Mexico canyon... A scientist with ambition enough to kill... A monk who will redeem the world... A dark agency with a deadly mission... The greatest scientific... (read more)

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A Sudden Country: A Novel
A Sudden Country: A Novel
by Karen Fisher
Publisher Comments
A vivid and revelatory novel based on actual events of the 1847 Oregon migration, A Sudden Country follows two characters of remarkable complexity and strength in a journey of survival and redemption. James MacLaren, once a resourceful and ambitious... (read more)

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Complicated Kindness
Complicated Kindness
by Miriam Toews
Staff Pick
Sharp and often howlingly funny — but insistently generous — A Complicated Kindness introduces sixteen-year-old Nomi Nickel, straining under the pressure of family, boys, and authority, common enough conflicts drawn here in extravagant, heartrending... (read more)

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The Widow of the South
The Widow of the South
by Robert Hicks
Publisher Comments
In 1894 Carrie McGavock is an old woman who has only her former slave to keep her company...and the almost 1,500 soldiers buried in her backyard. Years before, rather than let someone plow over the field where these young men had been buried, Carrie dug... (read more)

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The Myth of You and Me
The Myth of You and Me
by Leah Stewart
Publisher Comments
When Cameron was fifteen, Sonia was her best friend — no one could come between them. Now Cameron is a twenty-nine-year-old research assistant with no meaningful ties to anyone except her aging boss, noted historian Oliver Doucet. When an... (read more)

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Gardenias
Gardenias
by Faith Sullivan
Publisher Comments
This novel revisits the author's most beloved characters from "The Cape Ann," taking them from their hometown to new lives, new dreams, and new risks in San Diego.... (read more)

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Immoral
Immoral
by Brian Freeman
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In a riveting debut thriller that has drawn comparisons to masters of the genre like Dennis Lehane and Michael Connelly, Brian Freeman weaves obsession, sex, and revenge into a story that grips the reader with vivid characters and shocking plot twists... (read more)

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Hunger's Brides: A Novel of the Baroque
Hunger's Brides: A Novel of the Baroque
by Paul Anderson
Publisher Comments
Apocalyptic, lyrical, and erotically charged, Hunger's Brides is an epic novel of genius, obsession, and mystery surrounding the Baroque-era Mexican nun, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, who at the time of her death in 1695 was arguably the greatest writer... (read more)

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An Unreasonable Woman: A True Story of Shrimpers, Politicos, Polluters and the Fight for Seadrift, Texas
An Unreasonable Woman: A True Story of Shrimpers, Politicos, Polluters and the Fight for Seadrift, Texas
by Diane Wilson
Publisher Comments
The gripping true story of one woman's fight to save her town and her way of life from deadly industrial chemicals. Diane Wilson, fourth-generation shrimp-boat captain and mother of five, proves that one "ordinary" woman can force a giant chemical... (read more)

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If You Want Me to Stay
If You Want Me to Stay
by Michael Parker
Publisher Comments
In Michael Parker’s new novel, Joel Dunn Jr. tells the story of how he did everything he could to save his family after his mother left and his father’s tenuous hold on sanity unraveled. On a journey from the town of Trent, North Carolina, to... (read more)

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The Highest Tide: A Novel
The Highest Tide: A Novel
by Jim Lynch
Staff Pick
"Jim Lynch's fictional debut explores what's so remarkable about the squid and its unusual ocean brethren, as well as what it's like growing up by the edge of sea. The Highest Tide has much to recommend it, including the narrator himself....[A] classic... (read more)

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Bait and Switch: The (Futile) Pursuit of the American Dream
Bait and Switch: The (Futile) Pursuit of the American Dream
by Barbara Ehrenreich
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The bestselling author of Nickel and Dimed goes back undercover to do for Americas ailing middle class what she did for the working poor. Barbara Ehrenreichs Nickel and Dimed explored the lives of low-wage workers. Now, in BAIT AND SWITCH, she enters... (read more)

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The Painted Drum
The Painted Drum
by Louise Erdrich
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When a woman named Faye Travers is called upon to appraise the estate of a family in her small New Hampshire town, she isn't surprised to discover a forgotten cache of valuable Native American artifacts. After all, the family descends from an Indian... (read more)

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The Last Days of Dogtown
The Last Days of Dogtown
by Anita Diamant
Publisher Comments
A magnificent storyteller with vast imaginative range, Anita Diamant gave voice to the silent women of the Old Testament in The Red Tent. Now, in her third novel, she brings to vivid life an early New England world that history has forgotten. Set on Cape... (read more)

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Little Star of Bela Lua
Little Star of Bela Lua
by Luana Monteiro
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A luminous fish appears in an impoverished village like a sign from God and proceeds to perform questionable miracles on its foolish, desperate citizens. A guitar-strumming rhymester triumphs over her male opponents in the competitive folk art of the... (read more)

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