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New York Times best-selling author William Kent Krueger

The Bookworm: Latest ‘Cork O’Connor’ Mystery Is Taut as a Noose

“Sulfur Springs: A Novel,” by William Kent Krueger, © 2017, Atria, $26.00, 306 pages Bad news usually starts with a phone call, as every parent knows, but the call that came to the home of retired Tamarack County Sheriff Cork O’Connor was different – the look on Cork’s new wife, Rainy
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The Bookworm: Once You Start ‘The Diplomat’s Daughter’ You Can’t Stop

When reading “The Diplomat’s Daughter,” there are three words to remember: Impossible. To. Stop.
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Carl Cannon

The Bookworm: ‘On This Date’ Captures U.S.’s Captivating Calendar

“On This Date: Discovering America One Day at a Time” by Carl Cannon, © 2017, $28, 448 pages It’s going to be a great day. You woke up this morning and you’ve got big plans, which is exciting. There’s food in the fridge, gas in the tank, and a roof over your head. Today’s going to be
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Local Author’s Book on Audre Lorde Wins Lambda Literary Award

St. Croix author Dr. Gloria I. Joseph now has an award-winning biography/anthology to add to her long list of internationally recognized literary works.
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Aya de Leon (Photo by Anna de Leon)

The Bookworm: ‘The Boss’ is a Far-Fetched Summer Read

Pure escapism is what author Aya de León offers here with a story that actually has many separate plots – romance, family drama, a little espionage, and surprisingly righteous feminism – all of them appealing.
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Author and rock mom Virginia Hanlon Grohl. (Photo by Michael Elins)

The Bookworm: ‘From Cradle to Stage’ Is a ‘Nice’ Look at Raising Stars, But Offers Little Insight

Rock star Dave Grohl's mom, Virginia, set out to learn from other music moms how they raised their rockers. The result is a pleasant collection of memories, but not much in the way of 'how-to.'
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Kevin Hart (Photo by Art Streiber)

The Bookworm: Kevin Hart Passes on Life Lessons in ‘I Can’t Make This Up’

Growing up, Kevin Hart observed and paid attention to life, and applied those lessons to his career. 'Always be your best,' he learned. 'Someone might be watching.'
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The Bookworm: ‘Once a Cop’ Tells Two Stories from Both Sides of the Law

Halfway through, Cory Pegues's tale of going from drug dealer to cop loses the rage that fuels the first act and becomes stumbles towards the finish.
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The Bookworm: ‘My Daddy Rules the World’ is Family Fun

'My Daddy Rules the World' is a great book for kids to read to Dad, for Dad to read aloud, or for sharing with Grandpa, too.
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'Super Freak'

The Bookworm: Fans of Rick James Will Enjoy ‘Super Freak’

While any fan of the music o the '70s will enjoy 'Super Freak,' but the book's audience is primarily would be super fans of the superstar.
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