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The Boy in the Shadows, by Carl-Johan Vallgren


Translated from Swedish, this is a complex thriller with many interwoven plots. It takes place mostly in Stockholm, so the large number of Swedish place names and names of Swedish characters give it an additional complexity similar to reading a … Continue reading

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The Last Brazil of Benjamin East, by Jonathan Freedman


Pulitzer Prize winning author Jonathan Freedman is from Burlingame, California. His non-fiction writing for the San Diego Tribune contributed to immigration reform. This book was thirty years in the making. He wrote it as a young man, put it away … Continue reading

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Everything You Need to Know About Relationship Violence by Katherine White


I read this book because my son had to do a final project in Middle School where he chose his own topic and presented it in a paper and in front of his peers. He chose Relationship Violence on the … Continue reading

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