Baldacci’s legions of fans will probably love this book, but new readers will find it lacking in too many of the requisite storytelling skills.
“Granted that democracy is always a work in progress, if democracy again shines in the United States, its broad appeal can bolster demands for democracy in China.”
Mason, Missouri, is a typical small town where everyone knows everyone—and their business, too.
“Hints of magic and the dark atmosphere of an isolated island create a compelling environment for a mystery.”
“The Illuminati Ball has a magnificent concept . . .”
“Capitalism, Alone will inform and provoke readers.”
“for anyone who loves pop culture references and quick, easy fun, this book will help them while away those hours stuck in mass transit.”
John Connolly’s recent book, A Book of Bones, is difficult reading for several reasons—its extreme length, its wandering story arc, and its disappearing protagonist, just to name a few.
“an excellent read for any artist struggling to make their way and find their voice.”
“Only a spiritual and moral awakening can save humanity from destroying itself as an outcome of prejudice and bigotry.”
Though The Christmas Boutique is the 21st book in the Elm Creek Series, this enchanting Christmas tale can stand well on its own.