What We’re Reading Now:

Michael Noll, Program Director   Coyote Songs by Gabino Iglesias Broken River Books October 31, 2018 A couple of years ago, I was talking with the famous East Texas crime novelist Joe Lansdale about genre and the way it sticks to writers. He has always avoided being pigeonholed and told me,

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Becka Oliver, Executive Director   This Is My Body by Cameron Dezen Hammon Lookout Books October 27, 2019 This Is My Body is an honest and compelling memoir, an exploration of the author’s evolving faith coupled with a candid look at her marriage as she and her husband find themselves growing apart.

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Michael Noll, Program Director   Ain’t Nobody Nobody by Heather Harper Ellett Polis Books September 24, 2019 As someone who grew up on a farm outside a small town, I can be awfully critical of novels set in such places. So many of them miss what I feel to be essential

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Becka Oliver, Executive Director  Heaven, My Home by Attica Locke Mulholland Books September 5, 2019 I was lucky enough to read Attica Locke’s debut novel, Black Water Rising, in manuscript form more than ten years ago. Scenes from that wonderful book – which was set in Houston and went on to

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What We’re Reading Now: THE WHICH WAY TREE

The Which Way Tree                   by Elizabeth Crook Published in February 2018 by Little, Brown and Company Reviewed by Amanda Moore In the middle of the night on a small farm in rural Texas, a young girl is attacked by a panther

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What We’re Reading Now: THE MIDNIGHT MAN

The Midnight Man                 by David Eric Tomlinson Published in January 2017 by Gallery Books Reviewed by K.L. Romo In his debut novel, The Midnight Man, David Eric Tomlinson weaves basketball, law enforcement, self-realization, and the bombing of the Murrah Federal Building into

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What We’re Reading Now: BLOODLINES

Bloodlines                 by Melissa del Bosque Published in September 2017 by Ecco Reviewed by Mary Pritchard In this suspenseful nonfiction book, Melissa del Bosque details the true story of a Mexican drug cartel and the FBI’s pursuit. In December 2009, a young Special

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