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The Unlikely Adventures of the Shergill Sisters by Balli Kaur Jaswal

The Unlikely Adventures of the Shergill Sisters by Balli Kaur Jaswal When Matriarch Sita Shergill is in the hospital dying of cancer she sets down in writing her wishes for her final rites. She wants her three daughters to travel together to India and visit Sikh holy sites eventually scattering her ashes at the ... read more about The Unlikely Adventures of the Shergill Sisters by Balli Kaur Jaswal

Kid Gloves: Nine Months of Careful Chaos by Lucy Knisley

Kid Gloves: Nine Months of Careful Chaos by Lucy Knisley Reviewed by Lisa, Adult Services Librarian, Hillsborough Library Lucy Knisley’s new graphic novel memoir, “Kid Gloves”, follows the author’s experiences with infertility, her troublesome pregnancy, and her son’s very traumatic birth. She tells her story with brutal, sometimes uncomfortable, honesty while remaining lighthearted, humorous, ... read more about Kid Gloves: Nine Months of Careful Chaos by Lucy Knisley

The Department of Sensitive Crimes by Alexander McCall Smith

The Department of Sensitive Crimes by Alexander McCall Smith Detective Ulf Varg (yes, his name does mean Wolf Wolf) is the head of the Department of Sensitive Crimes in Malmö, Sweden. He and his small group of colleagues investigate the more unusual crimes. Through the course of the book they need to figure out ... read more about The Department of Sensitive Crimes by Alexander McCall Smith

The Reckoning by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir

The Reckoning by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir Detective Huldar’s star has fallen in the Reyjkavik police force after his last case. He never wanted to be in charge of the unit but now he’s been demoted back to detective and is being ostracized by his colleagues. He is not thrilled with the ridiculous things he’s being ... read more about The Reckoning by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir

Dinner for Everyone by Mark Bittman

Dinner for Everyone by Mark Bittman Reviewed by Laura, Collection Development Librarian Bittman, a top-notch food writer, recently released his latest cookbook Dinner for Everyone 100 Iconic Dishes Made 3 Ways -- Easy, Vegan, or Perfect for Company. The book tries to appeal to a broad audience in terms of cooking levels and diets. ... read more about Dinner for Everyone by Mark Bittman

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