Monthly Archives: April 2014

Still Life with Bread Crumbs

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Still Life with Bread Crumbs by Anna Quindlen

Sweet, comic, quick, then BAM – delivers a surprising emotional wallop.

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Life after Life

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Life after Life by Kate Atkinson

Recondite meta-fiction. War’s carnage engulfs rebirth, brotherly-love, and sharp-tongued wit.

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The Interestings (highly recommended)

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The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer

Absorbing, addictive, multi-decade, funny, sob-inducing, infuriating saga full of truths.

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Help for the Haunted

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Help for the Haunted by John Searles.

Spooky-mysterious, hair-raising thriller/mystery. Good girl in demon-exorcising, bible-thumping family.

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Outliers (non-fiction)

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Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

Repetitive, but theory sustains interest. Revolting slavemaster best skipped over.

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We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves (highly recommended)

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We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler

Unique. Little sisters, humor, heartbreak and animal rights merge brilliantly.

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Is This Tomorrow

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Is This Tomorrow by Caroline Leavitt

Cold-war suburban tragedy intensifies loneliness of ostracized divorcee and son.

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