Recent Reviews

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.

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“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.”

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Mason, Missouri, is a typical small town where everyone knows everyone—and their business, too.

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“Hints of magic and the dark atmosphere of an isolated island create a compelling environment for a mystery.”

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The Illuminati Ball has a magnificent concept . . .”

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“for anyone who loves pop culture references and quick, easy fun, this book will help them while away those hours stuck in mass transit.”

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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.

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“an excellent read for any artist struggling to make their way and find their voice.”

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“Only a spiritual and moral awakening can save humanity from destroying itself as an outcome of prejudice and bigotry.”

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Though The Christmas Boutique is the 21st book in the Elm Creek Series, this enchanting Christmas tale can stand well on its own.

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