Q&A: Gwendolyn Womack | Debut Spotlight

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From the start, Womack’s The Memory Painter grabs the reader with images of half-remembered lives, confused and frightened characters struggling to stay sane, and portents of danger.

It’s Not Easy Being Green | French on Fridays

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Don your emerald-green pantsuit and tell me about your favorite Irish or Irish American books.

Five Women Write Their Truth | Wyatt’s World

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As we celebrate March, Women’s History Month, here are accounts of five women, some working in fields in which men predominate, others reflecting on what fictional heroines have taught them, and all of them raising a voice.

Nonfiction on John Stuart Mill, Religious Relics, Gardening, Anne Frank | Xpress Reviews

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On Mill and foreign policy, for readers interested in Christian antiquities, snap up this book for their green-thumb patrons, a riveting, multidimensional portrait of Anne Frank

Graphic Novels: Ellis & Co., Hague, Kirkman & Azaceta, Smith & others, Wood & Cloonan | Xpress Reviews

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Two excellent stories in a single volume; another grim and civilization-menacing serial; a silly and fun homage to the timeless heroes that fans have enjoyed throughout the decades; a near masterpiece, with grit and compassion to spare

Fiction from Playwright Rapp, Schultz, and Young, plus a Slew of Debuts | Xpress Reviews

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A small town in Pakistan, one woman’s crisis of self, a well-constructed plot, an African American community in Detroit, an Italian family on Staten Island, a wonderful character study, a funny and frighteningly realistic second novel

E-Original Romance from Burke, Fleet, Highland, and Sax, Plus a Debut Mystery | Xpress Reviews

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Explicit sensuality adds to the excitement to Burke’s latest, an emotional journey in an alternative tale from Fleet, Highland seamlessly connects characters and story lines, elephant expert O’Connell has written a fresh mystery thriller

Those Were the Daze | Memoir

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The spirit of the Sixties hovers over all of the books in this month’s memoir column.

Audiobooks from Johnson, Kane, and Weaver | Xpress Reviews

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A dangerous, calamity-filled trip through areas of Africa, a psychological profiler is involved in two linked serial murder inquiries, a book recommended for patrons who enjoy mysteries, romance, British manners, and Henry James novels

Philosophy, March 2015 | Best Sellers

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