Reviews

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Life Journey

Leon Russell: $10 Leon Russell’s voice is creased and worn and utterly spectacular in his thirty-seventh studio record, Life Journey. But before you listen…

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After I’m Gone

By Laura Lippman William Morrow: $26.99 Author Laura Lippman has twenty mystery novels under her belt, but I’ve only recently discovered her, and that…

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Goodbye Normal Street

Turnpike Troubadours: $10 The Turnpike Troubadours, sons of Oklahoma, writers of some of the best country music around, aspired to play at Cain’s Ballroom…

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Sycamore Row

By John Grisham Random House : $28.95 I think most Grisham fans will be delighted with this new book by one of the greatest…

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Lennon and Maisy

iTunes: $2.97 lennonandmaisy.com Singing sensations Lennon and Maisy Stella were born in Canada, but Nashville is their home. Not just the city, but the…

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Labor Day

By Joyce Maynard William Morrow Publishers: $13.99 I recently saw previews for the movie, Labor Day, starring Kate Winslet and Josh Brolin. I can’t…

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Same Trailer Different Park

Kacey Musgraves : $9.99 Kacey Musgraves started singing in public when she was eight years old. At nine she wrote her first song. By…

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The Death of Santini

By Pat Conroy Nan A. Talese / Doubleday: $28.95 I became a fan of Pat Conroy when I saw the movie, Conrack, starring Jon…

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In Our Nature

Blue Rodeo: $9.99 Tell Me Again by Blue Rodeo Blue Rodeo’s thirteenth album, In Our Nature, was recorded in the fall of 2012 on…