Coming soon to One-Minute Book Reviews …
The Secret by Rhonda Byrne. More on this controversial bestseller that says you can get “anything you want” in life by using a secret “law of attraction.”
Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House by Eric Hodgins. A fresh look at and reading group guide to a classic comic novel about a couple who square off against bankers, architects, contractors, angry neighbors and others when they try to build a home in the country.
Tourist Season by Enid Shomer. A review of a new collection of short stories about women who explore geographic locations from Florida to Tibet.
Books About Divorce and Remarriage. Elizabeth Gilbert (Eat, Pray, Love) recuperated from her divorce by flying to Bali and having so much sex with an island lover that she got a bladder infection. What if you can’t afford the plane ticket?
Are Publishers Pandering to Library Story Hours at the Expense of Parents and Others Who Read to Children? Books that exemplify a disheartening publishing trend toward putting the needs of schools and libraries ahead of the needs of children and their families.
The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick. A review of the most talked-about young adult novel published so far this year.
Without Title by Geoffrey Hill. New poems by one of the best living poets. Are you smart enough to understand him?
And much more …
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