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“The Genius of Dogs: How Dogs are Smarter than You Think” by Brian Hare and Vanessa Woods

“The Genius of Dogs: How Dogs are Smarter than You Think” by Brian Hare and Vanessa Woods

“The Genius of Dogs: How Dogs are Smarter than You Think” by Brian Hare and Vanessa Woods c.2013, Dutton $27.95 / $29.50 Canada 370 pages, includes index   BOOK REVIEW by TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER Your dog has a species identity crisis. Some days, he’s a copycat and it’s like monkey see, monkey do around your house. […]

“The Storyteller” by Jodi Picoult

“The Storyteller” by Jodi Picoult

“The Storyteller” by Jodi Picoult c.2013, Emily Bestler Books / Atria $28.99 / $32.00 Canada 461 pages   BOOK REVIEW by TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER You couldn’t sleep without a bedtime story. When you were small, snuggling with your blankie and teddy, a bedtime story was the final cap of your day.  Hearing that tale – whether it […]

“Ike and Dick: Portrait of a Strange Political Marriage” by Jeffrey Frank

“Ike and Dick: Portrait of a Strange Political Marriage” by Jeffrey Frank

“Ike and Dick: Portrait of a Strange Political Marriage” by Jeffrey Frank c.2013, Simon & Schuster $30.00 / $34.99 Canada 434 pages   BOOK REVIEW by TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER The boss didn’t like you very much. You sometimes wondered why you were ever hired, in fact. From the beginning, he was critical, secretive, and never let […]

“The One I Left Behind” by Jennifer McMahon

“The One I Left Behind” by Jennifer McMahon

“The One I Left Behind” by Jennifer McMahon c.2013, William Morrow $14.99 / $16.99 Canada 423 pages   BOOK REVIEW by TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER Once upon a time, your parents diapered your behind. They didn’t mind, though, because it was part of being a parent. They fed you, cleaned up after you, put clothes on your […]

“Coaching Confidential: Inside the Fraternity of NFL Coaches” by Gary Myers

“Coaching Confidential: Inside the Fraternity of NFL Coaches” by Gary Myers

“Coaching Confidential: Inside the Fraternity of NFL Coaches” by Gary Myers c.2012, Crown Archetype $26.00 / $31.00 Canada 263 pages   BOOK REVIEW by TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER Your weekends are suddenly wide open and empty. No more extra televisions in the living room. No more Sunday snack-binging. You’ve put away your make-up, your lucky shirts, and […]

“Hollywood Myths” by Joe Williams

“Hollywood Myths” by Joe Williams

“Hollywood Myths” by Joe Williams c.2012, Voyageur Press $21.99 / $23.99 Canada 240 pages   BOOK REVIEW by TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER It’s only because of special effects. That’s one of the things that enters your mind when you’re watching a movie. Humans can’t fly. They don’t usually live in luxurious spaceships, meet only pretty girls, transport […]

“Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm” by Philip Pullman

“Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm” by Philip Pullman

“Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm” by Philip Pullman c.2012, Viking $27.95 / $29.50Canada 406 pages   BOOK REVIEW by TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER Happily Ever After. Once upon a time, those were magic words to you. They tied up a bedtime story neat enough to lull you to sleep. They put a nice, sweet bow on […]

“The Lost Christmas Gift” by Andrew Beckham

“The Lost Christmas Gift” by Andrew Beckham

“The Lost Christmas Gift” by Andrew Beckham c.2012, Princeton Architectural Press $29.95 / $34.95 Canada 40 pages   BOOK REVIEW by TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER This Christmas, you’ll find lots of surprises beneath your tree. Some of them, of course, will arrive from Santa. Others will come in the mail from Grandma or a favorite aunt who […]

“Driving the Saudis” by Jayne Amelia Larson

“Driving the Saudis” by Jayne Amelia Larson

“Driving the Saudis” by Jayne Amelia Larson c.2012, Free Press $25.00 / $28.99 Canada 209 pages   BOOK REVIEW by TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER Other drivers should know better. First of all, they should learn to use a turn signal. Then they need to be taught to stop tailgating, hang up the phone, slow down, speed up, […]

“Custer” by Larry McMurtry

“Custer” by Larry McMurtry

“Custer” by Larry McMurtry c.2012, Simon & Schuster $35.00 / $40.00 Canada 179 pages   BOOK REVIEW by TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER You’ll always wonder about the truth. But since you’re not a high-ranking government official, not privy to political goings-on or world affairs, and you don’t have a time machine, you’ll always wonder what really happened […]

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