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The Glittering World

The Glittering World, by Robert Levy. Gallery. 352 pages. Hardcover $26.00.

  • Hauntingly inventive, this debut page-turner of a novel is as creative as it is creepy.
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Murder at drug rehab spa brings scares and laughs

Boca Undercover, by Miriam Auerbach. Bell Bridge Books. 160 pages. Trade paperback $10.95. This slim and sassy novel is the fourth installment in Ms. Auerbach’s Dirty Harriet Mystery Series. 539 more words

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Telushkin’s “Rebbe”: a gigantic challenge supremely met

Rebbe: The Life and Teachings of Menachem M. Schneerson, the Most Influential Rabbi in Modern History, by Joseph Telushkin. Harper Wave. 640 pages. Hardcover $29.99. 1,000 more words

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Uneasy spirits suffer and rage in complex psycho-thriller

Crazy Love You, by Lisa Unger. Touchstone. 352 pages. Hardcover $25.99. Ian Paine writes graphic novels about himself. His stand-in is named Fatboy, a name Ian had to own in the cruel public school days of his youth. 527 more words

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Serge becomes a free-lance legal “fixer” in Dorsey’s latest laugh-fest

Shark Skin Suite, by Tim Dorsey. William Morrow. 336 pages. Hardcover $26.99.

You will laugh so hard that you’ll fall off the plot lines. But don’t worry. 440 more words

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Professional baseball challenges female player

Where the Falcon Flies, by August Sterling. Barringer Publishing. 280 pages. Trade paperback $14.95.

This is a very sweet novel: gentle, buoyant, and inspiring. Can sweetness thrive in contemporary fiction? 478 more words

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The Reckoning: Death and Intrigue in the Promised Land

by Patrick Bishop. Harper. 320 pages. $26.99.

Reviewed by Philip K. Jason on Washington Independent Review of Books, January 29, 2015.

Recounting the hunt for a home-grown terrorist in the closing days of Mandate Palestine. 171 more words

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