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Book Sense Picks
2006 July


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The Devil and Miss Prym
The Devil and Miss Prym
by Paulo Coelho
Publisher Comments
A community devoured by greed, cowardice, and fear. A man persecuted by the ghosts of his painful past. A young woman searching for happiness. In one eventful week, each will face questions of life, death, and power, and each will choose a path. Will... (read more)

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Chosen by a Horse: A Memoir
Chosen by a Horse: A Memoir
by Susan Richards
Publisher Comments
“Proof that love for another animal can alone make one human and humane: wit and crushing sadness chasing each other all across the page; intelligence and bravery and perfect literary pitch... Damn great.”—Melissa Holbrook Pierson... (read more)

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Winkie
Winkie
by Clifford Chase
Synopsis
In Chase's scathingly funny and surprisingly humane debut novel, the zeitgeist assumes the form of a one-foot-tall ursine Everyman — a mild-mannered teddy bear named Winkie who comes to life and finds himself on the wrong side of America's war on... (read more)

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Eye Contact
Eye Contact
by Cammie McGovern
Publisher Comments
Read Cammie McGovern's posts on the Penguin Blog Like The Lovely Bones and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Cammie McGovern’s breakout novel is at once a hypnotic thriller and an affecting portrait of people as real as our next... (read more)

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Pegasus Descending: A Dave Robicheaux Novel (Dave Robicheaux Mysteries)
Pegasus Descending: A Dave Robicheaux Novel (Dave Robicheaux Mysteries)
by James Lee Burke
Publisher Comments
Detective Dave Robicheaux is facing the most painful and dangerous case of his career. A troubled young woman breezes into his hometown of New Iberia, Louisiana. She happens to be the daughter of Robicheaux's onetime best friend — a friend he... (read more)

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The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop:  A Memoir, a History
The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop: A Memoir, a History
by Lewis Buzbee
Publisher Comments
In The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop, a Book Sense selection, Lewis Buzbee celebrates the unique experience of the bookstore—the smell and touch of books, the joy of getting lost in the deep canyons of shelves, and the silent community of readers. He... (read more)

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No Good Deeds: A Tess Monaghan Novel
No Good Deeds: A Tess Monaghan Novel
by Laura Lippman
Publisher Comments
From Laura Lippman, one of the most critically acclaimed crime fiction writers today, comes an intriguing new tale of mystery and suspense with everyone's favorite P.I., Tess Monaghan. This time Tess is involved in a frightening investigation that will... (read more)

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Clueless George Is Watching You!
Clueless George Is Watching You!
by Pat Bagley
Publisher Comments
An award-winning editorial cartoonist and author of "Clueless George Goes to War" serves up another wickedly clever parody of Bush & Co., this time surrounding the controversy surrounding the warrantless wiretapping of American citizens... (read more)

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The Art of Detection
The Art of Detection
by Laurie R. King
Staff Pick
Although a fan of both the Kate Martinelli and Mary Russell series, I still hesitated before picking up Laurie King's newest novel. Could she skillfully blend the two series that are set almost a century apart? The answer is yes. The Art of Detection is... (read more)

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Terrorist: A Novel
Terrorist: A Novel
by John Updike
Publisher Comments
The ever-surprising John Updikes twenty-second novel is a brilliant contemporary fiction that will surely be counted as one of his most powerful. It tells of eighteen-year-old Ahmad Ashmawy Mulloy and his devotion to Allah and the words of the Holy Quran,... (read more)

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Firmin: Adventures of a Metropolitan Lowlife
Firmin: Adventures of a Metropolitan Lowlife
by Sam Savage
Publisher Comments
"I had always imagined that my life story...would have a great first line: something like Nabokov's 'Lolita, light of my life, fire of my loins;' or if I could not do lyric, then something sweeping like Tolstoy's 'All happy families are alike, but every... (read more)

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Errors and Omissions
Errors and Omissions
by Paul Goldstein
Publisher Comments
Meet Michael Seeley, defender of artists' rights, take-no-prisoners intellectual property litigator — and a man on the brink of personal and career collapse. So when United Pictures virtually demands that he fly out to Hollywood to confirm legally... (read more)

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Tomorrow They Will Kiss (06 Edition)
Tomorrow They Will Kiss (06 Edition)
by Eduardo Santiago
Publisher Comments
As irresistible as gossip, as addictive as soap opera, TOMORROW THEY WILL KISS opens up to us the lives of three proud, resourceful women who are unduly buffeted by the winds of fate in their pursuit of happiness. Like her native Cuba, Graciela Altamira... (read more)

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Between, Georgia
Between, Georgia
by Joshilyn Jackson
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The Birthdays
The Birthdays
by Heidi Pitlor
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