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The 184 Books Reviewed in 2006

Truth and Consequences by Alison Lurie (12-31-06) Reviewed by Guy Savage

Echo Park by Michael Connelly (12-30-06) Reviewed by Chuck Barksdale

Morning Spy, Evening Spy by Colin MacKinnon (12-29-06) Reviewed by Eleanor Bukowsky

A Woman in Jerusalem by A. B. Yehoshua (12-28-06) Reviewed by Mary Whipple

Highway 61 Resurfaced by Bill Fitzhugh (12-26-06) Reviewed by Hagen Baye

The Girls by Lori Lansens (11-16-2006) Reviewed by Pat Neuman

Angel and Apostle by Deborah Noyes (11-16-2006) Reviewed by Mary Whipple

The Hidden Assassins by Robert Wilson (11-16-06) Reviewed by Eleanor Bukowsky

Glad News of the Natural World by T. R. Pearson (11-16-06) Reviewed by Guy Savage

Old Filth by Jane Gardam (11-16-06) Reviewed by Mary Whipple

The Chinatown Death Cloud Peril by Paul Malmont (11-16-06) Reviewed by Tony Ross

54 by Wu Ming (11-16-06) Reviewed by Mary Whipple

Love Burns by Edna Mazya (11-16-06) Reviewed by Guy Savage

The Night Gardener by George Pelecanos (11-16-06) Reviewed by Hagen Baye

No Trace by Barry Maitland (11-16-06) Reviewed by Eleanor Bukowsky

Restless by William Boyd (11-16-06) Reviewed by Mary Whipple

Paint It Black by Janet Fitch (11-16-06) Reviewed by Guy Savage

The Wrong Man by John Katzenbach (11-16-06) Reviewed by Eleanor Bukowsky

The Trudeau Vector by Juris Jurjevis (11-16-06) Reviewed by Ann Wilkes

The Book of Fate by Brad Meltzer (11-16-06) Reviewed by Chuck Barksdale

No Good Deeds by Laura Lippman (11-16-06) Reviewed by Eleanor Bukowsky

To a Power of Three by Laura Lippman (11-16-06) Reviewed by Eleanor Bukowsk

Messenger of Truth by Jacqueline Winspear (11-16-06) Reviewed by Mary Whipple

Pardonable Lies by Jacqueline Winspear (11-16-06) Reviewed by Mary Whipple

From a Crooked Rib by Nurrudin Farah (11-16-06) Reviewed by Tony Ross

Hopscotch by Julio Cortazár (11-16-06) Reviewed by Jana L. Perskie

Sick Puppy by Carl Hiaasen (11-16-06) Reviewed by Pat Neuman

Dream Boogie by Peter Guralnick (9-30-06) (reviewed by Hagen Baye)

Golden Country by Jennifer Gilmore (9-30-06) (reviewed by Mary Whipple)

America's Report Card by John McNally (9-30-06) (reviewed by Tony Ross)

The Book of Ralph by John McNally (9-30-06) (reviewed by Tony Ross)

The Dead Hour by Denise Mina (9-30-06) (reviewed by Poornima Apte)

The Memory of Running by Ron McLarty (9-30-06) (reviewed by Pat Neuman)

Lost and Found by Carolyn Parkhurst (9-30-06) (reviewed by Guy Savage)

Kushiel's Scion by Jacqueline Carey (9-30-06) (reviewed by Jana L. Perskie)

A Garden of Vipers by Jack Kerley (9-30-06) (reviewed by Eleanor Bukowsky)

Killer Instinct by Joseph Finder (9-30-06) (reviewed by Debbie Lee Wesselmann)

The Emperor's Children by Claire Messud (9-30-06) (reviewed by Mary Whipple)

Total Chaos by Jean-Claude Izzo (9-30-06) (reviewed by Tony Ross)

Chourmo by Jean-Claude Izzo (9-30-06) (reviewed by Tony Ross)

Cellophane by Marie Arana (9-30-06) (reviewed by Mary Whipple)

Havana Red by Leonardo Padura (9-30-06) (reviewed by Jana L. Perskie)

This Book Will Save Your Life by A.M. Homes (9-30-06) (reviewed by Guy Savage)

Ludmila's Broken English by DBC Pierre (9-30-06) (reviewed by Guy Savage)

Drive by James Sallis (9-30-06) (reviewed by Mary Whipple)

13 Steps Down by Ruth Rendell (9-30-06) (reviewed by Guy Savage)

Marked Man by William Lashner (9-30-06) (reviewed by Chuck Barksdale)

Carte Blanche by Carlo Lucarelli (9-30-06) (reviewed by Tony Ross)

Hit Parade by Lawrence Block (9-30-06) (reviewed by Hagen Baye)

At Risk by Stella Rimington (9-30-06) (reviewed by Eleanor Bukowsky)

Hitler's Peace by Philip Kerr (9-30-06) (reviewed by Tony Ross)

Rainbow's End by Vernor Vinge (9-30-06) (reviewed by Ann Wilkes)

Quantico by Greg Bear (9-30-06) (reviewed by Ann Wilkes)

Theft: A Love Story by Peter Carey (8-26-06) (reviewed by Mary Whipple)

A Short History of Tractors in Ukranian by Marina Lewycka (8-26-06) (reviewed by Guy Savage)

City of Tiny Lights by Patrick Neate (8-26-06) (reviewed by Tony Ross)

Boot Tracks by Matthew F. Jones (8-26-06) (reviewed by Guy Savage)

Raymond + Hannah by Stephen Marche (8-26-06) (reviewed by Jana L. Perskie)

Tenderwire by Claire Kilroy (8-26-06) (reviewed by Debbie Lee Wesselmann)

Moonlight Hotel by Scott Anderson (8-26-06) (reviewed by Tony Ross)

Wolves of Memory by Bill James (8-26-06) (reviewed by Mary Whipple)

Author, Author by David Lodge (8-26-06) (reviewed by Guy Savage)

The Stolen Child by Keith Donohue (8-26-06) (reviewed by Jana L. Perskie)

Brethren by Robyn Young (8-26-06) (reviewed by Eleanor Bukowsky)

Proof Positive by Phillip Margolin (8-26-06) (reviewed by Jana L. Perskie)

It's Getting Later All the Time by Antonio Tabucchi (8-26-06) (reviewed by Mary Whipple)

A Bit on the Side by William Trevor (8-26-06) (reviewed by Guy Savage)

The Skirt Man by Shelly Reuben (8-26-06) (reviewed by Debbie Lee Wesselmann)

The Betrayed by David Hosp (8-26-06) (reviewed by Eleanor Bukowsky)

Broken Trail by Alan Geoffrion (8-26-06) (reviewed by Tony Ross)

The Shoe Tester of Frankfort by William Genanzino (8-26-06) (reviewed by Mary Whipple)

Vanishing Point by Marcia Muller (8-26-06) (reviewed by Chuck Barksdale)

The God Particle by Richard Cox (8-26-06) (reviewed by Pat Neuman)

A Yellow Raft in Blue Water by Michael Dorris (8-26-06) (reviewed by Pat Neuman)

Cloud Chamber by Michael Dorris (8-26-06) (reviewed by Pat Neuman)

Pedro Páramo by Juan Rulfo (8-26-06) (reviewed by Jana L. Perskie)

The Art of Detection by Laurie R. King (8-26-06) (reviewed by Eleanor Bukowsky)

Little Blue Whales by Kenneth R. Lewis (8-26-06) (reviewed by Chuck Barksdale)

The Brothers K by David James Duncan (8-26-06) (reviewed by Pat Neuman)


Backward Facing Man by Don Silver (6-4-06) (reviewed by Jana L. Perskie)

The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver (6-4-06) (reviewed by Pat Neuman)

The Cattle by Greg Sarwa (6-4-06) (reviewed by Eleanor Bukowsky)

Company by Max Barry (6-4-06) (reviewed by Debbie Lee Wesselmann)

Crazy Horse by Larry McMurtry (6-4-06) (reviewed by Jana L. Perskie)

Dead Center by David Rosenfelt (6-4-06) (reviewed by Eleanor Bukowsky)

Departure Lounge by Chad Taylor (6-4-06) (reviewed by Mary Whipple)

A Dirty Job by Christopher Moore (6-4-06) (reviewed by Mary Whipple)

Explorers of the New Century by Magnus Mills (6-4-06) (reviewed by Mary Whipple)

Eye of Vengeance by Jonathan King (6-4-06) (reviewed by Eleanor Bukowsky)

Garlic and Sapphires by Ruth Reichl (6-4-06) (reviewed by Pat Neuman)

Gilead by Marilynne Robinson (6-4-06) (reviewed by Nora Kathleen Reilly )

The Hard Way by Lee Child (6-4-06) (reviewed by Eleanor Bukowsky)

Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits by Laila Lalami (6-4-06) (reviewed by Poornima Apte)

In the Miso Soup by Ryu Murakami (6-4-06) (reviewed by Tony Ross)

Kingdom Come by Tim Green (6-4-06) (reviewed by Eleanor Bukowsky)

Many Ways to Get It, Many Ways to Say It by Cris Mazza (6-4-06) (reviewed by Debbie Lee Wesselmann)

Modern Ranch Living by Mark Jude Poirier (6-4-06) (reviewed by Tony Ross)

Mohr by Frederick Reuss (6-4-06) (reviewed by Mary Whipple)

My Life So Far by Jane Fonda (6-4-06) (reviewed by Jana L. Perskie)

On Beauty by Zadie Smith (6-4-06) (reviewed by Nora Kathleen Reilly )

Pigs in Heaven by Barbara Kingsolver (6-4-06) (reviewed by Pat Neuman)

Soldiers of Salamis by Javier Cercas (6-4-06) (reviewed by Mary Whipple)

Strange Affair by Peter Robinson (6-4-06) (reviewed by Jana L. Perskie)

Summer Snow by Rebecca Pawel (6-4-06) (reviewed by Jana L. Perskie)

Sula by Toni Morrison (6-4-06) (reviewed by Debbie Lee Wesselmann)

When the Nines Roll Over by David Benioff (6-4-06) (reviewed by Tony Ross)

Wolf Boy by Evan Kuhlman (6-4-06) (reviewed by Tony Ross)

Embracing Family by Nobuio Kojima (5-1-06) (reviewed by Mary Whipple)

The Ruins of California by Martha Sherrill (5-1-06) (reviewed by Nora Kathleen Reilly )

Daniel Isn't Talking by Marti Leimbach (5-1-06) (reviewed by Eleanor Bukowsky)

Aftermath by Brian Shawver (5-1-06) (reviewed by Mary Whipple)

The Secret Memoirs of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis by Ruth Francisco (5-1-06) (reviewed by Jana L. Perskie)

Family and Other Accidents by Shari Goldhagen (5-1-06) (reviewed by Eleanor Bukowsky)

The Turquoise Ring by Grace Tiffany (5-1-06) (reviewed by Jana L. Perskie)

Florence of Arabia by Christopher Buckley (5-1-06) (reviewed by Pat Neuman)

Beautiful Lies by Lisa Unger (5-1-06) (reviewed by Jana L. Perskie)

Rainaldi Quartet by Paul Adam (5-1-06) (reviewed by Mary Whipple)

Gentlemen & Players by Joanne Harris (5-1-06) (reviewed by Eleanor Bukowsky)

Nightlife by Thomas Perry (5-1-06) (reviewed by Pat Neuman)

Where the Truth Lies by Rupert Holmes (5-1-06) (reviewed by Mary Whipple)

If You Could See Me Now by Michael Mewshaw (5-1-06) (reviewed by Mary Whipple)

The Best Light Recipe by Cook's Illustrated (5-1-06) (reviewed by Mary Whipple)

The Rabbit Factory by Marshall Karp (5-1-06) (reviewed by Jana L. Perskie)

Cripple Creek by James Sallis (5-1-06) (reviewed by Mary Whipple)

The Last Cato by Matilde Asensi (5-1-06) (reviewed by Jana L. Perskie)

The Secret Supper by Javier Sierra (5-1-06) (reviewed by Jana L. Perskie)

The Last Templar by Raymond Khoury (5-1-06) (reviewed by Jana L. Perskie)

Vodka by Boris Starling (5-1-06) (reviewed by Jana L. Perskie)

The Blindfold Game by Dana Stabenow (5-1-06) (reviewed by Mary Whipple)

The Amalgamation Polka by Stephen Wright (3-22-06) (reviewed by Mary Whipple)

Wickett's Remedy by Myla Goldberg (3-22-06) (reviewed by Poornima Apte)

Slipping Into Darkness by Peter Blauner (3-22-06) (reviewed by Eleanor Bukowsky)

Point of Entry by Peter Schecter (3-22-06) (reviewed by Debbie Lee Wesselmann)

The Kindness of Strangers by Katrina Kittle (3-22-06) (reviewed by Judi Clark)

Before You Know Kindness by Chris Bohjalian (3-22-06) (reviewed by Eleanor Bukowsky)

The Mercy of Thin Air by Ronlyn Domingue (3-22-06) (reviewed by Jana L. Perskie)

False Impression by Jeffrey Archer (3-22-06) (reviewed by Eleanor Bukowsky)

West Side byJohn Mackie (3-22-06) (reviewed by Chuck Barksdale)

The Wall by Jeff Long (3-22-06) (reviewed by Jana L. Perskie)

The House of Scorta by Laurent Gaude (3-22-06) (reviewed by Jana L. Perskie)

The Sultan's Seal by Jenny White (3-22-06) (reviewed by Jana L. Perskie)

Kill Me by Stephen White (3-22-06) (reviewed by Eleanor Bukowsky)

Zero to the Bone by Robert Eversz (3-22-06) (reviewed by Jana L. Perskie)

Passion by Jude Morgan (3-22-06) (reviewed by Mary Whipple)

Leonardo's Swans by Karen Essex (3-22-06) (reviewed by Jana L. Perskie)

Dark Fire by C. J. Sansom (3-22-06) (reviewed by Eleanor Bukowsky)

Perfect Circle by Sean Stewart (3-22-06) (reviewed by Pat Neuman)

House of Many Gods by Kiana Davenport (3-22-06) (reviewed by Mary Whipple)

The House of Paper by Carlos Maria Dominguez (3-22-06) (reviewed by Mary Whipple)

Mission to America by Walter Kirn (3-22-06) (reviewed by Brian Farrey)

Gargoyles by Alan Nayes (3-22-06) (reviewed by Eleanor Bukowsky)

The Girl with the Long Green Heart by Lawrence Block (3-22-06) (reviewed by Hagen Baye)

The Devil of Nanking by Mo Hayder (3-22-06) (reviewed by Mary Whipple)

Cotton by Christopher Wilson (1-29-06) (reviewed by Debbie Lee Wesselmann)

Cinnamon Kiss by Walter Mosley (1-29-06) (reviewed by Hagen Baye)

Eve Green by Susan Fletcher (1-29-06) (reviewed by Jana L. Perskie)

The Sea by John Banville (1-29-06) (reviewed by Mary Whipple)

Pursuit by Luiz Alfredo Garcia-Roza (1-29-06) (reviewed by Jana L. Perskie)

Comrades in Miami by Jose Latour (1-29-06) (reviewed by Mary Whipple)

The Inheritance of Loss by Kiran Desai (1-29-06) (reviewed by Poornima Apte)

Love and Other Impossible Pursuits by Ayelet Waldman (1-29-06) (reviewed by Eleanor Bukowsky)

The Female of the Species by Joyce Carol Oates (1-29-06) (reviewed by Debbie Lee Wesselmann)

The Conjurer's Bird by Martin Davies (1-29-06) (reviewed by Mary Whipple)

The Ice Soldier by Paul Watkins (1-29-06) (reviewed by Debbie Lee Wesselmann)

Crescent by Diana Abu-Jaber (1-29-06) (reviewed by Jana L. Perskie)

Wolves Eat Dogs by Martin Cruz Smith (1-29-06) (reviewed by Eleanor Bukowsky)

Lost by Michael Robotham (1-29-06) (reviewed by Eleanor Bukowsky)

The Tyrant's Novel by Thomas Keneally (1-29-06) (reviewed by Mary Whipple)

Kinshu: Autumn Brocade by Teru Miyamoto (1-29-06) (reviewed by Mary Whipple)

Bad Debts by Peter Temple (1-29-06) (reviewed by Jana L. Perskie)

Death Dance by Linda Fairstein (1-29-06) (reviewed by Peggy Lindsey)

Entombed by Linda Fairstein (1-29-06) (reviewed by Eleanor Bukowsky)

Gotz and Meyer by David Albahari (1-29-06) (reviewed by Mary Whipple)

13 Ways of Looking at the Novel by Jane Smiley (1-29-06) (reviewed by Debbie Lee Wesselmann)

Happiness™by Will Ferguson (1-29-06) (reviewed by Brian Farrey)

Tilt A Whirl by Chris Grabenstein (1-29-06) (reviewed by Jana L. Perskie)

Kushiel's Avatar by Jacqueline Carey (1-29-06) (reviewed by Jana L. Perskie)

Kushiel's Chosen by Jacqueline Carey (1-29-06) (reviewed by Jana L. Perskie)

Kushiel's Dart by Jacqueline Carey (1-29-06) (reviewed by Jana L. Perskie)

The Good Guys by Bill Bonanno & Joe Pistone (1-29-06) (reviewed by Hagen Baye)

7 Deadly Wonders by Matthew Reilly (1-29-06) (reviewed by Eleanor Bukowsky)

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