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  1. Ghostly


    December 1, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    That’s the perfect title for bestselling author Audrey Niffenegger‘s new collection of ghost stories. Shocking or Unexpected or Twisty-Turny wouldn’t do, because the reader sometimes has a pretty good idea…

  2. I have the perfect holiday gift, and I’ve picked a worthy recipient.


    October 9, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    Yes, I know, every year I say that a gift card from Indy Reads Books is the perfect holiday gift. Can’t help myself. The store is so cool. I’m always…

  3. Murakami and Liszt: a perfect double gift?


    December 15, 2014 by Reader's Connection

    There were once five high school friends, in the suburbs of Nagoya, who meant the world to each other. Four of them had surnames with colors in them. Their (Japanese) names…

  4. The world can’t end with the crime unsolved, that’s all there is to it.


    December 5, 2014 by Reader's Connection

    Those words come from detective Hank Palace, on the last pages of World of Trouble, the concluding volume of The Last Policeman trilogy by Ben H. Winters. The world is…

  5. For anyone on your gift list who loved the Ken Burns series on the Roosevelts.


    November 28, 2014 by Reader's Connection

    Nigel Hamilton’s The Mantle of Command: FDR at War, 1941-1942 gives us an alternate version of Franklin Roosevelt as Commander-in-Chief. The traditional view, apparently, has FDR bumbling about, deferring to his military…