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These short recommendations/reviews have appeared in our store newsletters, flyers, store postings, in our emails, and on our websites in the past. Simply go to the list of your choice below and the title link will take you to a review written by anyone of a cast of fine people. These reviews were written by Vicky and me, some of our former employees (from our store locations in Woodland and Davis), friends, relatives, and many of our customers from the Woodland/Davis area. Read them and enjoy.

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flying reviews fiction


Absinthe - Christophe Bataille
All Tomorrow's Parties - William Gibson
Almanac of the Dead
- Leslie Marmon Silko
- Ian McEwan
- Robert Harris
The Archivist
- Martha Cooley
Bagombo Snuff Box
- Kurt Vonnegut
The Beach
- Alex Garland
The Book of Color - Julia Blackburn
Breakfast on Pluto
- Patrick McCabe (two reviews)
The Catastrophist
- Ronan Bennett
Century's Son - Robert Boswell
The City of Golden Shadows
- Tad Williams
Collected Novellas
- Gabriel Garcia Marquez
The Conspiracy & Other Stories - Jaan Kross
A Conversation with the Mann - John Ridley
A Darker Place - Laurie R. King
Disgrace - J.M. Coetzee
East of the Mountains - David Guterson
The Edna Webster Collection of Undiscovered Writings
- Richard Brautigan
Enchanted Night
- Steven Millhauser
- Murray Bail
The Fall of the Year
- Frank Howard Mosher
Finbar's Hotel
- Dermot Bolger
Fractured Fairy Tales
- A.J. Jacobs
- Richard Powers
Half a Life
- V.S. Naipaul
House of Sand and Fog
- Andre Dubus III
In This Mountain
- Jan Karon
- Colson Whitehead
Loose Cannons
- Stan Seaberg
The Lost Scrapbook - Evan Dara
The Love of a Good Woman - Alice Munro
A Man in Full - Tom Wolfe
Master and Commander
- Patrick O'Brian

Motherless Brooklyn - Jonathan Lethem
My Century
- Gunter Grass
Of Love and Other Demons - Gabriel Garcia Marquez
One Hand on the Wheel
- Dan Bellm
The Peculiar Memories of Thomas Penman - Bruce Robinson
- Kent Haruf
- Arthur Phillips

Pure Drivel - Steve Martin
Restraint of Beasts
- Magnus Mills
The Rings of Saturn
- W.G. Sebald
The River King - Alice Hoffman
- Martin Cruz Smith
The Rum Diary
- Hunter S. Thompson
Salt Water
- Charles Simmons
- Herman Hesse
Smoke and Mirrors - Neil Gaiman
The Sounds of Poetry
- Robert Pinsky
South of the Border, West of the Sun
- Haruki Murakami
The Stargazey - Martha Grimes
Thief of Light - David Ramus
Timbuktu - Paul Auster
Tomcat in Love - Tim O'Brien
An Unfortunate Woman
- Richard Brautigan
Unstrung Harp
- Edward Gorey
Velocities - New & Selected Poems
- Stephen Dobyns
The Ventian's Wife - Nick Bantock
The Way It Is: New and Selected Poems
- William Stafford
Welding With Children
- Tim Gautreaux
Where the Sea Used to Be
- Rick Bass
The White Bone
Barbara Gowdy
A Wild Sheep Chase - Haruki Murakami
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicles - Haruki Murakami
Winged Seed
- Li-Young Lee
You Are Not A Stranger Here
- Adam Haslett

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flying reviews nonfiction


Adventures In A TV Nation - Michael Moore
America's Lost Treasure
- Tommy Thompson
And the Horse He Road in On: The People v. Kenneth Starr
- James Carville
The Art of Happiness
- The Dalai Lama/Howard Cutler

Ay, Cuba! - Andrei Codrescu
Beer-Can Chicken
- Steven Raichlen
Berryman's Shakespeare - John Berryman
Blind Man's Bluff: The Untold Story of American Submarine Espionage
- Sontag/Drew

Book Business: Publishing Past, Present, and Future - Jason Epstein
Business @ the Speed of Light
- Bill Gates

Custom of the Sea - Neil Hanson
Direct From Dell: Strategies That Revolutionized an Industry
- Michael Dell

Double Fold - Nicholson Baker
The Endurance: Shackleton's Legandary Antartic Expedition - Caroline Alexander
Flow: The Psychology Of Optimal Experience
- Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
Greene & Greene Masterworks - Bruce Smith/Alexander Vertikoff
Greene & Greene: The Passion and the Legacy
- Randel Makinson
Harvest Son
- David Mas Masumoto
Home Town - Tracy Kidder
Isaac's Storm
- Erik Larson
James Joyce
- Edna O'Brien
King of the World - David Renick
Levels of the Game - John McPhee
Literature-A Crash Course
- Cory Bell
Me Talk Pretty One Day - David Sedaris
The Muhammad Ali Reader
- Gerald Early
News is a Verb: Journalism at the End of the Twentieth Century
- Pete Hamill
Orbiting the Giant Hairball
- Gordon MacKenzie
Perpetual War For Perpetual Peace
- Gore Vidal
Poets on the Peaks - John Suiter
The Professor & The Madman
- Simon Winchester
The Rise of the Image, The Fall of the Word
- Mitchell Stephens
- Jimmy McDonough (two reviews)
Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea
- Gary Kinder
Team Rodent: How Disney Devours the World
- Carl Hiaasen
- Stuart Isacoff
Values of the Game
- Bill Bradley
The Victorian Internet
- Tom Standage
- Rebecca Solnit
Wind * Water * Sun
- Ed Darack
Worst-Case Scenario Handbook
- Piva & Borgenicht
You Cannot Be Serious
- John McEnroe & James Kaplan

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flying reviews children's books


Adventures of Captain Underpants (series) - Dav Pilkey
The Birdwatchers - Simon James
Casey at the Bat - illustrated by Christopher Bing
The Dragon's Tale - Demi
East of the Sun, West of the Moon - Mercer Mayer
The Effects of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds - Paul Zindel
Go for the Goal - Mia Ham
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone - J.K. Rowling
Holes - Louis Sachar
Kipper Books - Mick Inkpen
Leo Cockroach...Toy Tester - Kevin O'Malley
The Little Prince - Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Miss Rumphius - Barbara Cooney
Monster - Walter Dean Myers
Old Town in the Green Groves - Cynthia Rylant
Paddle-to-the Sea - Holling C. Holling
The Perks of Being a Wallflower - Stephen Chbosky
Rome Antics - David Macaulay
Simon Says - Elaine Marie Alphin
Sleepy Bear - Mem Fox
Smack - Melvin Burgess
Stargirl - Jerry Spinelli
Toot and Puddle - Holly Hobbie
The Wave - Todd Strasser
Weslandia - Paul Fleischman
Why? - Nikolai Popov




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