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Innocence by Dean Koontz

How would you live if the very sight of you causes a murderous rage in those who see you? How could you hide and still have a connection with the rest of world? Dean Koontz asks this very question in his moralistic thriller, Innocence. When people see Addison Goodheart, they try to kill him, almost [...]

The Heart of the Plate: Vegetarian Recipes for a New Generation by Mollie Katzen

It’s so easy to enjoy cookbooks.  We ALL like to eat after all, but one of the great joys of cookery tomes is that they are most often designed for durability and collectability.  The weight and sheen of the paper is lovely and the photographs inspiring. With all that as a ‘given’, what makes any [...]

Lowcountry Boil by Susan M. Boyer

I don’t usually read cozy mysteries, preferring something with a harder edge and a bit more action. However, Lowcountry Boil caught my attention due to the fact that this debut title from Susan M. Boyer won the 2012 Agatha Award; a rare feat. The book introduces us to feisty southern belle Liz Talbot, a private [...]

Fortunately the Milk by Neil Gaiman

We’ve all heard the old sally as we head out the door….”Remember the milk….”.  Neil Gaiman and SKottie Young develop a wonderfully cumulative tale titled Fortunately the Milk outlining a father’s many fabulous adventures while on a neighborhood errand.  It’s a great book for bedtime reading and for sparking tall tales of your own.  Gaiman [...]

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