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Review: The Underground Railroad

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January 23, 2018

Story: Colson Whitehead delivers the odyssey of Cora, a third generation slave working on a plantation in the heart of Georgia. A stray abandoned by her mother – a…

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Audiobook Review: The Underground Railroad

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October 25, 2016

You probably know that Oprah Winfrey picked The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead for her book club in September. For some readers, Oprah’s attention is a deterrent, but not for me. From…

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Review: Beartown

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March 22, 2018

Story: Beartown is a hockey town. The village depends on the sport. The very survival of its citizens hinges on the quality of the Beartown hockey club. When the…

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February 19, 2018

Ah, the middle of February. We all have spring fever here in Minnesota, waiting impatiently for the snow to stop and the weather to warm. At least this weather…

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Audiobook Review: The Hate U Give

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April 10, 2017

There’s considerable buzz around Angie Thomas’s debut young adult novel, The Hate U Give. The Times (UK) reviewer says that it could very well be the YA book of the decade, and…