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Reviews of Books with 280 Pages

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that have 280 pages.

Book Review

Why Birds Sing

by George Hajjar

In Nina Berkhout’s tender novel, an opera singer falls in and out of love with both her craft and her spouse. After flopping on stage and damaging her vocal cords, Dawn is unable to find work as a singer. Coinciding with this tragedy,... Read More

Book Review

Half

by Linda Thorlakson

Sharon Harrigan’s "Half" mimics the triumphant defects of every family in its excavations of the peculiar remains of one. Narrated through the entwined perceptions and insights of identical twins, seldom heard by anyone other than the... Read More

Book Review

Stone Motel

by Laura Leavitt

Set in the wilds of rural Louisiana, "Stone Motel" brims with joy and pain. Morris Ardoin’s memoir is filled with snapshots of Cajun life, labyrinthine in their detail. Ardoin’s parents were blue-collar professionals who pooled their... Read More

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Beast Heart

by Aimee Jodoin

In Kyle Richardson’s steampunk adventure "Beast Heart", two children are pushed to their extremes when catlike monsters stalk their city. In the city of Iron Bay, nine-year-old Gabby’s hand turns to smoke. Her mother hires an... Read More

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Those Who Know Don't Say

by Karl Helicher

The judicial system’s bias against minorities has deep roots, acknowledges Garrett Felber in Those Who Know Don’t Say, which argues that the penal, or carceral, state expanded due to “dialects of discipline.” It shows that police... Read More

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