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Journey down 'Flame Tree Road' full of beauty, wonder

Book Review: "Flame Tree Road" by Shona Patel

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Book Review: 'Searching' for truth reveals secrecy, revelations

Book Review: "Searching for Nannie B." by Nancy Owen Nelson

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Book Review: 'Our Souls at Night' original, well written

"Our Souls at Night" by Kent Haruf

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Book Review: 'Brutality' has multilayered plot

"Brutality" (Putnam), by Ingrid Thoft

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Book Review: Collins' light poems a delightful read

Book Review: "Sailing Alone Around the Room" by Billy CollinsBilly Collins was the Poet Laureate of the United States from 2001 to 2003 as well as the New York State Poet from 2004 to 2006. His accolades and achievements necessitate his presence on the radar of every modern poetry reader.

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Book Review: Poetry tells story in 'Aztec'

Book Review: "When My Brother Was an Aztec" by Natalie Diaz

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Book Review: Burge shows 'devil' in living abroad

Book Review: "The Devil Wears Clogs" by Jennifer Burge

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Author Vendela Vida: the art of pretending

NEW YORK - Answering questions in a Casablanca police station, hoping to retrieve a missing backpack, author Vendela Vida was overcome by her feelings of good fortune.

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Book Review: Author recounts experiences, interesting & intriguing

"Zoologies: On Animals and the Human Spirit" by Alison Hawthorne Deming

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Book Review: 'Wilderness' classic 'changed our world'

"Wilderness and the American Mind," by Roderick Frazier Nash

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Book Review: John Corey returns in DeMille's 'Radiant Angel'

"Radiant Angel" (Grand Central Publishing), by Nelson DeMille

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Book Review: 'Wild Women of Prescott' a fascinating look at city's past

"Wild Women of Prescott," by Jan MacKell CollinsI thoroughly enjoyed Jan MacKell Collins's book, "Wild Women of Prescott," which not only presents factual information, gleaned from extensive research, concerning the underbelly of Prescott's history, but also gives it to readers in the form of colorful and fascinating stories surrounding the events.

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Chelsea Clinton book 'It's Your World' coming

NEW YORK - Another Clinton is becoming an author.Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of former President Bill Clinton and current presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton, has a deal with Penguin Young Readers for "It's Your World: Get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going!" the publisher announced Wednesday.

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Book Review: Diary is a story of surviving a difficult situation

"The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, by Sherman Alexie

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Book Review: Hillerman brings back Jim Chee, Joe Leaphorn in 'Rock with Wings'

"Rock with Wings" by Anne Hillerman

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Book Review: 'The Fall' is tantalizing

"The Fall" (Atria), by John Lescroart

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Moonbeams: May 1-7

Rivers need springs, and you must focus this week on feeding the happiness of others.

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Book Review: "The Buried Giant," by Kazuo Ishiguro

"The Buried Giant," by Kazuo Ishiguro (March 2015/Fiction, 336 p.)

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Book Review: 'Epitaph: A Novel of the O.K. Corral' by Mary Doria Russell

"Epitaph: A Novel of the O.K. Corral" by Mary Doria Russell

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Moonbeams: April 24-30

A stranger is a friend you have not spoken to yet.

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Moonbeams: April 17-23

Stay close to the home base this week; celebrate with distant friends later.

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Book Review: 'Tracks and Shadows,' the poetry of the world

"Tracks and Shadows: Field Biology as Art," by Harry W. Greene

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Book Review: "The Big Seven"

"The Big Seven" by Jim Harrison

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Moonbeams: Horoscopes for the week of April 10-16

When a relationship you've been chasing is within your grasp, look to the stars for guidance.

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Book Review: Deadbeat Dams

Deadbeat Dams by Daniel P. Beard