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Updated Nov 26, 2015 at 10:55 AM

“The Crossing” By Michael Connelly. Little, Brown and Co., New York, 2015. 388 pages. $28“The Crossing” referenced in the title of Michael Connelly’s new Harry Bosch detective novel is not a place, it’s an act of self betrayal. In this, Connelly’s 20th Bosch novel, Bosch will cross over from murder detective to a defense investigator and he will suffer the consequences. Bosch, as always, sets the standard for the brilliant-but-conflicted detective.

Updated Nov 10, 2015 at 12:07 PM

“Best New England Crime Stories: Red Dawn.” Level Best Books, 2015. 287 pages. $15.95

Updated Nov 9, 2015 at 1:59 PM

Once again it is Leader List time. This month, we look again at the most checked-out books from both the Brookfield and Marceline Public Libraries. In the photo above, librarian Julie Bagley (right) helps patron Paul Shouse obtain some reading...

Updated Oct 16, 2015 at 11:32 AM

“What You See,” By Hank Phillippi Ryan. Forge Books, October 2015. 384 pages. $24.99

Updated Oct 7, 2015 at 9:08 AM

Some people struggle to talk about suicide and mental illness.Not Mariel Hemingway.

Updated Sep 22, 2015 at 8:05 AM

“My Southern Journey: True Stories from the Heart of the South,” by Rick Bragg. Oxmoor House, September 2015. 256 pages. $27.95.

Updated Sep 15, 2015 at 11:40 AM

“Girl in the Woods” A memoir by Aspen Matis. William Morrow, New York, 2015. 372 pages. $24.99.

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