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Truth & Responsibility

At the Bottom of Everything

All three of today’s books are concerned with learning the truth and/or facing responsibility. In Ben Dolnick‘s At the Bottom of Everything, young Adam is trying to avoid facing the mistake he and his best friend made as teenagers. If he could only take responsibility for it, he would be better off. So would his [...]

The Kingdom of Childhood

The Kingdom of Childhood

Rebecca Coleman confronts the controversial, uncomfortable subject of an affair between a student and teacher in her debut novel. Among nearly 200 debuts listed by Library Journal‘s “First Novels: Fall Fundamentals” by Barbara Hoffert and Meaghan Curran, this is one of only 17 honored with a star. The original LJ review recommended The Kingdom of Childhood to [...]

The Girl Who Disappeared Twice

The Girl Who Disappeared Twice

This is the first in a new series by Harlequin author Andrea Kane, and much of the fun is the interaction between members of the Forensic Instincts, a team of private investigators. Did I mention that one of them is a dog? A retired FBI Victim Recovery dog, that is. You can learn more about [...]