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Reviews of Books with 272 Pages

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that have 272 pages.

Book Review

The Taxidermist's Lover

by Claire Foster

Creepy and sensual, The Taxidermist’s Lover is a gothic romance about a young woman who’s obsessed with her much older husband’s taxidermy practice. Scarlett, with her lifelong fascination with dead animals, finds her match with an... Read More

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Piranesi

by Michelle Anne Schingler

In Susanna Clarke’s wondrous and moving novel "Piranesi", a gentle man finds the tranquility of his vast but bounded world challenged by visitors from the outside. Piranesi lives in a house whose halls seem endless. He’s been close... Read More

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Lightning Mary

by Susan Waggoner

"Lightning Mary" is a rewarding novelization of how Mary Anning became one of the first people to discover dinosaurs. In 1810, Mary, an eleven-year-old girl, made a world-changing discovery on a muddy English beach. Here, Mary bursts... Read More

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Polar Tales

by Rachel Jagareski

Fredrik Granath and Melissa Schäfer spend months each year documenting wildlife in Norway’s Svalbard region, a “ground zero of global warming” Arctic environment that they characterize as the “roughest and toughest,” but also... Read More

Book Review

Like a Boy but Not a Boy

by Karla Strand

andrea bennett’s essays concern growing up, pregnancy, parenting, and mental health—topics that are addressed from a nonbinary perspective. Growing up in small town Canada as a queer, nonbinary individual was a complicated and... Read More

Book Review

Swift

by Vivian Turnbull

In R. J. Anderson’s twisting middle grade fantasy "Swift", a pixie struggles to find her place. Life is getting harder for Ivy, a young pixie. She’s smaller and weaker than her peers, and she can’t fly. Ever since her mother... Read More

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Unseen City

by Letitia Montgomery-Rodgers

Amy Shearn’s modern fable "Unseen City" is anchored by smart, sly humor. It delves into the layered social, psychological, and historical architecture of New York City, a place that’s paved over the bones of its dead, who are... Read More

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