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The Bookworm: Good Company is Half the Feast

Of course, you’ve had good meals before but, as you’ll see in “Dinner with Edward” by Isabel Vincent, good company is half the feast.
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The Bookworm: The King of Pop’s Last ’83 Minutes’

It’s rare for me to like a book before I even get to the end of page one, but that’s what happened with “83 Minutes.” This is an easy book to dive into.
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The Bookworm: One of the Better Books on ‘The Greatest’

If you need a book about The Greatest, then, “Running with The Champ” may be one of the better ones.
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The Bookworm: Latest Novel from Terry McMillan

This is a novel for anyone who’s lost a love and wondered, “What if…?” It’s a book you’ll want to share with your BFFs. “I Almost Forgot about You” is a book you shouldn’t let get away.
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The Bookworm: Take This Book for a Spin

This book is as fun as a spin around the block on a warm summer evening, reading it easy as, well, riding a bike. And if that was (or is) one of your favorite things, “The Mechanical Horse” is a winner.
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The Bookworm: ‘On the Origins of Sports’

Why are games played like they are, with different balls and a field of certain size? “On the Origins of Sports” by Gary Belsky & Neil Fine explains those and many other head-scratchers.
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The Bookworm: ‘Britt-Marie Was Here’

Put this wonderful novel in your hands and “Britt-Marie Was Here” will slyly tickle your funny bone while Fredrik Backman simultaneously wrings your heart out with both fists.
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The Bookworm: Who’s Watching the House?

This book had me stuck to my sofa. It’s lively, informative, oh-so-fun to read, and a must-have for anyone with real estate. If that sounds like your kinda book, then “A Burglar’s Guide” will be a steal.
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The Bookworm: Have Your ‘Cake’ and Read it Too

In "Cake," readers will be entertained by tales of adventure and spices, the advent of the “domestic goddess,” and how bakers came to love a woman who “never actually existed.”
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The Bookworm: ‘The Blackbirds’

Much as I anticipate Dickey’s novels, I didn’t think this wordy one was his best – but it’s not the worst either. “The Blackbirds”has issues, yes, but diehard fans may still crow about it.
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