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Book Review: Son of Hamas A Gripping Account of Terror
COLORADO SPRINGS: On Monday, the U.S. officially moved its embassy to Jerusalem. Palestinians reacted with terrorism and violence along Israel's borders. Palestinians were killed, including children. Israel was blamed in the media. The book Son of ...

Book review: 'Clear Expectations' unearths deadly hospital secret
Editor's note: This is one of the five novels that are 2017 Whitney Award finalistsin the mystery/suspense category. The Whitney Awards recognize novels by members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. For the list of winners, click here ...

A conservative Catholic's case against Pope Francis | Book Review
To Change the Church: Pope Francis and the Future of Catholicism. By Ross Douthat. Simon & Schuster. 234 pp. $26. By Molly Worthen. It's no secret that Pope Francis' honeymoon period has given way to deep divisions in his church. Liberals swoon over ...

Book review: The Kites is a beautiful tale of enduring wartime love
Thanks to Miranda Richmond Mouillot's award-winning translation, we have a book to relish and a sample of a remarkable talent. Gary dedicated this novel to memory, which is apposite, because its hero is both blessed and cursed with an abnormally good ...

BOOK REVIEW: 'The Education of Will' by Patricia B. McConnell
In a scene early in the book she is shocked to watch Willie challenge a dog six times his size over a piece of dropped broccoli. She deals with dogs for a living; she knew how to break up that fight calmly. “But knowing how to handle it was one thing ...

BOOK REVIEW: Deaver's 'Cutting Edge' leaves no stone unturned
Throughout his series about criminologist Lincoln Rhyme, Jeffery Deaver has found new ways to thrill — and scare — readers. Yet, Deaver's novels about Lincoln also are more than just chilling plots — they are an intense look at how the brilliant ...

Book review: Deep dive into sinking of El Faro
If Slade's book had done nothing other than tell the tale of this horrific event, it would have been gripping enough. But there's another aspect to “Into the Raging Sea,” which places the disaster in an entirely different context and infuses a weighty ...

Book review: Ex-NGO aide probes Bangladesh history in 'The Storm'
“The Storm: A Novel” (Atria Books) by Arif Anwar. Arif Anwar's debut novel, “The Storm,” arrives just in time for the Atlantic hurricane season with a subtle, circular tale about the individual effects of poor disaster planning and even poorer ...

Book review: 'The Vinyl Dialogues, Volume IV'
“The Vinyl Dialogues, Volume IV: From Studio to Stylus” by Mike Morsch. Columbus, Ohio. Biblio Publishing, 2017. 291 pages, $15.95. Growing up in the 1960s, you could not help but be influenced by what came to be known as the “British Invasion.” I ...

Book review: 'Tiger Woods'
Benedict and Keteyian culled crumbs from numerous journalists and from a heap of Woods books by Earl Woods (Tiger's father), Hank Haney (former swing coach), Steve Williams (former caddy), Woods himself and others, and they performed their own ...

Book review (mysteries): 'The Knowledge,' 'Twisted Prey,' 'The Third Brother' and 'Fall of Angels'
The complex and gripping story that follows touches the bases of our times, among them immigration, nativism, cybersecurity, paranoia and even a perverted interpretation of the contents of the Book of Genesis. But in the darkness, Welsh-Huggins' talent ...

Book review: Property by Lionel Shriver
At least that's what an international magazine had to say about her latest book, Property, a collection of short stories sandwiched between two novellas. Meanwhile a magazine closer to home greeted the book by praising highly Shriver's sophisticated ...





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