Reviews

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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…

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What’s For Christmas

Books for Everyone on Your List As soon as I place my Pilgrim salt and pepper shakers on the top shelf of my kitchen…

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12 Stories

Brandy Clark Hard knocks, daddy issues, cheating issues, anger issues. That’s just part of the songs written and sung by newcomer Brandy Clark. In…

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DKone Eggrolls

Where the eggrolls are just the beginning It all started four years ago in Oklahoma with a family and a food truck. Andrew Douangmankone…

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Someone: A Novel

By Alice McDermott Farrar, Straus and Giroux: $25 This novel is a masterpiece about ordinary people, told in a simple, yet extraordinary way by…

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From Here to Now to You

Jack Johnson Bushfire Records, $11.50 review: Marla Cantrell Try to pick just one reason to love soft-rock superstar Jack Johnson. The obvious is his…