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The Bookworm: ‘Into the Water’ May Be the Most Unsettling Novel You’ll Read

Paula Hawkins's novel, “Into the Water,” takes its time to get into, but once it does it becomes the most unsettling book you're likely to read this spring. For the lover of novels, this one is a dream.
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The Bookworm: Backman’s ‘Beartown’ Can’t Be Beat

You don’t have to know hockey to enjoy this story; you might like it better if you don’t. You may even love it if you’re a fan of keeps-you-guessing novels of exquisite storytelling. If you’re a big Backman fan, you need this book because “Beartown” cannot be beat.
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Bookworm: ‘Wild Nights’ Casts an Eye on the History of Sleep

'Wild Nights' explains how biology and conditioning make us sleep as we do. Readers may find the subject so riveting they stay up all night turning pages.
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The Bookworm: ‘Two Good Dogs’ Doesn’t Quite Live Up to ‘One’

Everybody knows that double is better in sales (Buy-One-Get-One!), socks, and help (two hands make light work). It takes two for marriage, a duet, tennis team, and a tango. And in the new novel “Two Good Dogs” by Susan Wilson, two tails are better than one.
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New Sea Lions, Freddie and Rose, Arrive at Coral World Ocean Park

Freddie, a 620 lbs., 6-year-old male, and Rose, a petite 250 lbs., 14-year-old female, traveled on their own private charter plane to St. Thomas.
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The Bookworm: Have You Heard the One About?

This is a great book for preteens, although it will touch a teen too. “Flying Lessons & Other Stories” is something you should be more than just hearing about.
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The Bookworm: ‘Scores’

“Scores” involves rompishness, humor, surprisingly heart-pounding chapters, a little Goodfellas, a little Boogie Nights, and quite a bit of fun.
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The Bookworm: ‘Madame President’

Though you’ll cringe often when reading this, it’s a book that’ll make you want to cheer. World history buffs will truly enjoy “Madame President.”
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Seussical the Musical Opens this Weekend

Antilles School opens its latest play – Seussical TYA! (Theater for Young Audiences) – on Friday.
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The Bookworm: ‘Dodge City’

Fans of Western U.S. history or lovers of Larry McMurtry novels should covet this nonfiction book; however, If you’re unfamiliar with Old West history, “Dodge City” just might test your mettle.
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