August 2012

The Moonflower Vine

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ISBN: 9780061673238
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Published: Harper Perennial - March 24th, 2009

The Moonflower Vine is about a family gathering to celebrate their parents’ marriage. Four girls come of age in Depression-era Missouri; author Jetta Carleton lays bare their secrets, their shames and the love that pulses through their veins. She crafts for them rich interior lives showing how each is touched by and wields passions with the power to redefine their lives. It's one of those special books I just want to press into the hands of everyone I know.


A Foreign Country

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ISBN: 9780312591335
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Published: St. Martin's Press - August 7th, 2012

Charles Cumming begins his tale with the newly appointed head of England’s M16, who happens to be the first female chief spy, has gone missing, a young accountant is kidnapped and an elderly couple are tragically murdered.  This is a cunning story with many twists and turns before this highly successful novel comes to an end.  The Scandinavians may currently have all the attention, but this is one terrific English spy caper.

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You & Me

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ISBN: 9780062126139
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Published: Ecco - July 31st, 2012

The utter joy of shooting the breeze on the porch with a couple of crotchety intelligent old codgers. Inventive, funny, and profound, Powell turns phrases like a dervish in this Southern styled ersatz retelling of Waiting for Godot. A wonderful book that perfectly captures kicking back and trying to make sense of and chuckle at the crazy world streaming by.



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