Lisa Tucker author of The Song Reader ($12.00, Downtown Press)

Tucker's first novel soon evolves into something much more. The story revolves around Mary Beth, who has decided that she can help people solve their problems by analyzing the music they most often listen to or cannot get out of their heads. In this incisive and ultimately startling work, Tucker very skillfully reveals the damage that family members can do to one another and the energy required to repair the damage-or not.

Lisa is a self-proclaimed "song reader" who analyzes the songs people have caught in their heads and deciphers what this says about them. She will perform "song readings" as part of her visit

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