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Reviews of Books Priced $17.99

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that are available for $17.99.

Book Review

Olive

by Michelle Anne Schingler

This emotional story starts with a loss: Lilah returns home from school and learns that her cat, Olive, has passed away. Her grief is deep. She pushes others away, and she avoids the activities and places that Olive once enlivened. A... Read More

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She Is Haunted

by Dontaná McPherson-Joseph

Grief and reckoning take many forms in Paige Clark’s expressive collection "She Is Haunted". Haunting is most often a regret that tethers one to a place or people: that is the concept at the core of this collection. Every character is... Read More

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The Lost Ryū

by Ho Lin

In Emi Watanabe Cohen’s family-oriented fantasy novel The Lost Ryū, a boy, with his miniature dragon, comes to grips with past tragedies and forges ahead with optimism. Ten-year-old Kohei lives in Japan, where most people keep ryū,... Read More

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Solo Dance

by Rebecca Hussey

In Li Kotomi’s empathetic novel "Solo Dance", a young woman struggles to find her place in a world that is hostile to her sexual identity. Norie’s early years in Taiwan were difficult. Known then as Yingmei, she felt early on that... Read More

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I Hate Borsch!

by Michelle Anne Schingler

In this vibrant story, a Ukrainian girl resists a national culinary staple. Her family wants her to try just one more spoonful, but she’s definitive about her “No!” The popping, bright illustrations invite attentiveness: there’s... Read More

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