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"I get an urge, like a pregnant elephant, to go away and give birth to a book."  STEPHEN FRY

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ISBN: 9781101886717
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Published: Del Rey Books - January 24th, 2017

A fine sci-fi tale.  Can't wait to read WAKING GODS, the second volume, which comes out in April.


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ISBN: 9780316261333
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Published: Back Bay Books - February 21st, 2017

A beautifully written novel that affected me deeply.  Sometimes love can be so difficult.


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ISBN: 9780743203319
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Published: Scribner Book Company - June 5th, 2001

An excellent novel!  One of Toibin's earliest.  An Irish family comes together to care for one of their own, dying of AIDS.


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ISBN: 9780375705199
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Published: Vintage Books USA - February 2000

The first novel of this popular author.  Perfect for reading groups.  An amazing look at a mother/daughter relationship.


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ISBN: 9780062356260
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Published: William Morrow & Company - February 21st, 2017

The author of ORPHAN TRAIN writes about Christina Olson, the model for artist Andrew Wyeth's "Christina's World".  Beautifully written.


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ISBN: 9780425283257
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - August 9th, 2016

Terrific crime thriller set in Milwaukee.  Peter Ash will "star" in several more novels.  Very entertaining!


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ISBN: 9780062469687
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Published: Ecco Press - March 7th, 2017

This compelling novel by Wisconsin author Butler follows Nelson Doughty from summer Boy Scout camp to Vietnam and back again.  Excellent!


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ISBN: 9781455564200
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - April 4th, 2017

We haven't had a novel from Wisconsin author Jane Hamilton in quite a few years.  It was well worth the wait!  Funny and poignant.


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ISBN: 9780735215375
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - May 2nd, 2017

Excellent thriller set in the Pacific Northwest.  This is the second Peter Ash novel.  There will be more!


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ISBN: 9781501128660
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Published: Washington Square Press - December 27th, 2016

Australian writer Hay's fine novel, set after WWII, looks at loss, grief and the power of literature.


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ISBN: 9780299309046
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Published: University of Wisconsin Press - May 23rd, 2017

I loved this book when I first read it in the 70's.  And now it's been re-issued in this lovely package.  Jerry Apps fans take note.


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ISBN: 9781609453329
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Published: Europa Editions - August 16th, 2016

A polio convalescent hospital near Perth is the setting for this excellent novel from Australian author Joan London.