Fiction from Charles, Gortner, Kazan, McGarrity, Sands, & Volmer, plus a Debut | Xpress Reviews

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A compelling redemption story, a fictionalized biography of Marlene Dietrich, art-themed historical fiction, the plainly told day-to-day doldrums of ranch life, small-town romance, a clever debut, a compelling portrait of a small Midwestern town

Audiobooks from Fortier, Ivy, McGarrity, and Poehler | Xpress Reviews

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Two stories of strong women from Fortier, a new series from Ivy, characters drawn with nuance and pathos by McGarrity, and funny and powerful truisms from Poehler

After the Fourth | What We’re Reading

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The LJ/School Library Journal crew enjoyed a long weekend of holiday reading about dysfunctional family members, unnatural creatures, early 20th-century New Yorkers, a hero who can’t say no, Texas dynasties, and tasty Narnian treats.

McGarrity’s Novel of the West & Monday’s Baseball Mystery Debut | Xpress Reviews

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Historical fiction fans will find McGarrity’s Backlands appealing; a debut mystery from Monday will satisfy fans of whodunits and baseball