Every librarian knows where to find the important reviews and Kirkus is one of a handful of sources. They have just posted their top book lists for 2010. If you're looking for some good reading to add to YOUR list, check it out HERE.
Having just discovered Louise Penny, I was pleased to see that Bury Your Dead was in the top ten mystery list!
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