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The Bookworm: Pick up Your ‘Faithful’

There’s a crispness in this novel that doesn’t become too harsh; instead, it’s comfortable like an old yearbook. After a few pages, in fact, it’s almost as if we went to school with Shelby.
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The Bookworm: A Pioneer on Two Wheels

Set at a time when women (Black women in particular) had few rights, this book tells the true tale of a pioneer on two wheels.
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The Bookworm: ‘Ugly’ is a Beautiful Book

“I’m the ugliest person you’ve never met,” Robert Hoge says early in his book but readers will know better. They’ll know “Ugly” is the name of a beautiful book.
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The Bookworm: ‘Small Great Things’

Are we all just a little bit racist? That’s the uncomfortable, but necessary, question at the root of “Small Great Things.”
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The Bookworm: ‘Never Enter a Toy Shop after Midnight’

“Never enter a toy shop after midnight.” If those words don’t send a chill through your spine, then “The Motion of Puppets” is really not the book for you.
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The Bookworm: Treat Yourself to African American History

While it’s true that familiar names are everywhere in this book, readers will also be absolutely treated to stories and mini-biographies from regular people throughout history.
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The Bookworm: a Memorable Memoir in ‘The Fortress’

Danielle Trussoni lulls readers with a fairy tale and a questionable ending: will there be an Ever After or a screaming, Hollywood-like death of a marriage? “The Fortress” will keep you up all knight.
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The Bookworm: ‘The Bill the Cat Story’

So buy this book for your toddler and borrow it back as much as you need to. I predict you’ll need to a lot. For both of you, “The Bill the Cat Story” is worth the wait.
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The Bookworm: ‘Unlock the Weird’

In a format meant for pick-up-and-put-down reading, this book features thousands of short facts, quick articles and tons of pictures that are entertaining, surprising and sometimes a little disgusting.
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The Bookworm: Elizabeth Taylor and Michael Jackson’s Fitting Friendship

Certainly this is book is a fan’s dream but it’s also one that pop culture followers will relish. And if that’s the kind of book you want now, then “Elizabeth and Michael” is what you need to get you.
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