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Fredericksburg.com - Bookshelf

Book review: 'Beneath the Tamarind Tree' a stunning look at courage, faith, sisterhood

I have always enjoyed writing for The Free Lance–Star, but reviewing books has never felt as important as it does today, having just finish… Read more

Book review: Meet The Tattooed, Skateboarding Principal in 'Relentless'

Hamish Brewer is a school whisperer. Read more

Book review: 'Family of Origin' provides off-beat look at family dynamics, humanity

Dr. Ian Grey, a renowned but eccentric biologist, has perished after depositing his clothes on the shore of an island off the Gulf Coast. Read more

UPDATED: Sgt. Peck to discuss new book in Spotsylvania in November

On Nov. 9, the Fawn Lake Veterans Group will host Sgt. John Peck, a Fredericksburg area native who will give a presentation on his new book… Read more

Local Author Spotlight: NiTasha Jackson

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Edmund White to receive honorary National Book Award

Winning an honorary National Book Award has Edmund White thinking about the more pleasurable moments of the writing life. Read more

Sales for 'Handmaid's Tale' sequel top 125,000 copies

NEW YORK (AP) — Sales for Margaret Atwood's "The Testaments," her highly anticipated sequel to "The Handmaid's Tale," have already topped 1… Read more

Crime writer Laura Lippman on how empathy makes a great story

Bestselling crime author Laura Lippman writes for The Library Congress blog a short essay on the importance of empathy in her fiction. Read more


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