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“Good Morning, Mr. Mandela” by Zelda la Grange

“Good Morning, Mr. Mandela” by Zelda la Grange

“Good Morning, Mr. Mandela” by Zelda la Grange c.2014, Viking $28.95 / $33.00 Canada 368 pages BOOK REVIEW by TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER You are entitled to change your mind. You don’t have to apologize or admit you were wrong. Just act on your new convictions and, sooner or later, someone will notice your different opinions, improved […]

“North of Normal: A Memoir of My Wilderness Childhood, My Unusual Family, and How I Survived Both” by Cea Sunrise Person

“North of Normal: A Memoir of My Wilderness Childhood, My Unusual Family, and How I Survived Both” by Cea Sunrise Person

“North of Normal: A Memoir of My Wilderness Childhood, My Unusual Family, and How I Survived Both” by Cea Sunrise Person c.2014, Harper $25.99 / $32.99 Canada 339 pages BOOK REVIEW by TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER You stopped in the store the other day, and stopped short. In all its electric-colored glory, tie-dye is back. Or maybe […]

“The Skeleton Crew” by Deborah Halber

“The Skeleton Crew” by Deborah Halber

“The Skeleton Crew” by Deborah Halber c.2014, Simon & Schuster $25.00 / $28.99 Canada 240 pages BOOK REVIEW by TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER You can’t find your keys.  Again. It happens every now and then: you get busy, distracted, and you put them down somewhere they don’t belong. Then you spend an hour looking for them. Fortunately, […]

“The Last Kind Words Saloon” by Larry McMurtry

“The Last Kind Words Saloon” by Larry McMurtry

“The Last Kind Words Saloon” by Larry McMurtry c.2014, Liveright $24.95 / $27.95 Canada 199 pages BOOK REVIEW by TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER Every good thing must come to an end. In some cases, that’s a surprising relief: you can only have just so much fun. In other cases, though, the end comes quietly, slowly, so that […]

“77 Things You Absolutely Have to Do Before You Finish College” by Hailey Bondy

“77 Things You Absolutely Have to Do Before You Finish College” by Hailey Bondy

“77 Things You Absolutely Have to Do Before You Finish College” by Hailey Bondy c.2014, Zest Books $14.99 / $18.99 Canada 192 pages BOOK REVIEW by TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER Thirteen long years. Twenty-six semesters, four proms, countless teachers, and you’ve graduated high school but you’re still not done with school. Much as you wish you were, […]

“Over Our Dead Bodies: Undertakers Lift the Lid” by Kenneth McKenzie and Todd Harra

“Over Our Dead Bodies: Undertakers Lift the Lid” by Kenneth McKenzie and Todd Harra

“Over Our Dead Bodies: Undertakers Lift the Lid” by Kenneth McKenzie and Todd Harra c.2014, Citadel Press $15.95 / $17.95 Canada 256 pages BOOK REVIEW by TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER The End. It comes after the walking-into-the-sunset shot in old movies, usually in florid script. You see it in books for children, more than for adults. It’s […]

“The Little Girl Who Fought the Great Depression” by John F. Kasson

“The Little Girl Who Fought the Great Depression” by John F. Kasson

“The Little Girl Who Fought the Great Depression” by John F. Kasson c.2014, W.W. Norton     $27.95 / $32.50 Canada308 pages BOOK REVIEW by TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER Staying upright. That’s what you learned when you were a year old: being vertical and walking. You mastered communication at two, played well with others at four, and […]

“Mistakes I Made at Work” edited by Jessica Bacal

“Mistakes I Made at Work” edited by Jessica Bacal

“Mistakes I Made at Work” edited by Jessica Bacal c.2014, Plume $16.00 / $18.00 Canada 252 pages   BOOK REVIEW by TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER Everybody knows what you did. It didn’t take long for word to get around, actually; you can tell by the smirks and the lack of eye-contact in the hall. It was a […]

“Stone Cold” by C.J. Box

“Stone Cold” by C.J. Box

“Stone Cold” by C.J. Box c.2014, Putnam $26.95 / $31.00 Canada 371 pages BOOK REVIEW by TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER Sometimes, you just can’t fit in. You stick out like a sore thumb, totally unable to melt into the crowd. You feel like you have a neon sign across your shoulders; one that says “I’M NEW!” Yeah, […]

“The Mayo Clinic Guide to Stress-Free Living” by Amit Sood, M.D., M.Sc.

“The Mayo Clinic Guide to Stress-Free Living” by Amit Sood, M.D., M.Sc.

“The Mayo Clinic Guide to Stress-Free Living” by Amit Sood, M.D., M.Sc. c.2014, DaCapo Lifelong Books $19.99 / $23.00 Canada 320 pages   BOOK REVIEW by TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER Lately, it seems as though everything sets your teeth on edge. The neighbors are way too noisy. Customer service… isn’t. Your in-laws are a bunch of ingrates. […]

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