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BrooklynFans Of Books: “In The Vines” By Shannon Kirk

In The Vines

By Shannon Kirk

Thomas & Mercer; 317 pages, $24.95 hardcover; $15.95 paperback; $4.99 Kindle eBook – available tomorrow July 17th

Internationally bestselling author Shannon Kirk’s In The Vines is a frenetic and lyrical thriller set on the grounds of an opulent Atlantic-side estate.

Mary Olivia Pentecost, known affectionately by her initials Mop, was born into one of the wealthiest families in the country, as well as one of the most guarded.

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BrooklynFans Of Books: “Love & War” On Hamilton & His Wife

Love & War: An Alex & Eliza Story

By Melissa de la Cruz

Putnam; Ages 12 and up; $18.99

Melissa de la Cruz retold the love story of Alexander Hamilton and Elizabeth Schuyler in Alex & Eliza: A Love Story, which was released last year.

The love story continues to unfold in the sequel, Love & War, as Alex and Eliza begin their new life as a married couple while the war for American independence rages on.

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Red Bulls Beat Sporting KC To Give Armas First Win

(Red Bulls Head Coach Chris Armas – USA Today Sports)

Marc Rzatkowski’s first career MLS brace helped the Red Bulls earn a  3-2 win over Sporting Kansas City, 3-2, on Saturday night at Red Bull Arena.

Red Bulls Head Coach Chris Armas recorded his first career win as manager after taking over the position on July 6.

The Red Bulls improve to 11-5-2, 35 points, in third place in the Eastern Conference. They are five points behind NYCFC for second place and five points ahead of the Columbus Crew. NYCFC beat Columbus 3-2 at Yankee Stadium on Saturday night.

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BrooklynFans Of Books: Dershowitz Makes “The Case Against Impeaching Trump”

The Case Against Impeaching Trump

By Alan Dershowitz

Hot Books, 160 pages, $21.99

Alan Dershowitz has been called “one of the most prominent and consistent defenders of civil liberties in America” by Politico and “the nation’s most peripatetic civil liberties lawyer and one of its most distinguished defenders of individual rights” by Newsweek.

Lately, he has come under partisan fire for applying those same principles to President Donald Trump during the course of his many appearances in national media outlets as an expert resource on civil and constitutional law. As Politico says, “Maybe the question isn’t what happened to Alan Dershowitz. Maybe it’s what happened to everyone else.”

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