Friday, November 23, 2012

Friend Friday

How many people do you know who are members of the National Puzzlers' League? I only know one: Eric Berlin. I met Eric at the Truman State Literature Festival in Kirksville, Missouri last fall, and fell in love with his Winston Breen series. They are a bit like Encyclopedia Brown meets Will Shortz. As a crossword puzzle fan, I've found the books irresistible. What I love best, however, is that the mystery is not a footnote in these stories. There's something at stake and it's meaningful, in each of the books.

This is Eric's newest.

You'll want to add it to your home or school library. Today!

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