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16 July 2011

IndieBound Recommendations for Summer Reading

The Summer 2011 list of recommendations for reading groups is out and includes some staff picks:
Major Pettigrew's Last Stand is recommended by both proprietor/manager and myself to different kinds of readers and we have had nothing but raves.

Room seems plucked out of the headlines, but author Emma Donoghue wrote this only vaguely aware of the Elizabeth Smart case, or so she said in her interview with Radio Q (as covered in a previous blogpost).

Proprietor/manager Larry is reading Karl Marlantes's Matterhorn.  Although he has yet to read about a hundred pages, this is the first book he has enthusiastically recommended to customers without having completely finished.

And, we have recommended Beth Hoffman's Saving CeeCee Honeycutt as a great choice for mother/grandmother - daughter reading groups.  What an interesting view of the 1960s still dealing with the after-effects of the oh-so-perfect (not!) 1950s.

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