Not a Stick Antoinette Portis Harper Collins, 2007. 32 pages. $12.99 (hardcover) I almost finished this week in blogging without a book… Read more Book Review Friday!
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Empire Falls Richard Russo Vintage, 2002. 496 pages. $15 (paperback) In this Pulitzer Prize winning novel, Richard Russo takes us… Read more Book Review Friday!