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May 2005

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published May 2005.

Book Review

River of Fire

Romance thievery familial upheaval murder and religious awakening keep the inhabitants of 1830s’ Rochester New York from falling into complacent daily life. Rachel Abner doesn’t intend to fall in love with Michael Dugan a lowly Irish... Read More

Book Review

Finding Utopia

by Elizabeth Breau

Proponents of enriched environments for children will be delighted to discover Mereki and Pangari, whose book-filled home contains several computers, Rolling Stone, and Mad Magazine, but no television. When the children pause from... Read More

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The Courage Code

by Carol Haggas

Think of a self-determined woman and Oprah Winfrey might come to mind; a courageous woman, Rosa Parks; a powerful woman, Hillary Rodham Clinton. Chances are you would not think of the woman next door, the owner of the local coffee shop,... Read More

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Aquarius Now

by Bobbye Middendorf

From the frontiers of consciousness research, "Aquarius Now" offers a stunning example of reframing societies’ and individuals’ challenges while shining a light onto new possibilities in a dark time. The author, a pioneer in... Read More

Book Review

That Darn Yarn!

by Marlene Satter

Uncle Gabby, a sock monkey, takes part in a dual adventure in this color and black-and-white book that offers great fun for both children and adults. Left-hand pages tell one story, while right-hand pages tell another in a completely... Read More

Book Review

That Might Be Useful

by Jessica Higgins

In a society that adores MTV, Paris Hilton, and Botox, it’s not hard to understand America’s obsession with the “new.” This culture is quick to throw out last season’s fashions and yesteryear’s furnishings, collectibles, and... Read More

Book Review


by Camille-Yvette Welsch

Like the late Marianne Moore before him, this poet turns to syllabics to provide order to his lines and to offer the backbone of form to a collection observant of less stiff things, like the fluidity of nature, aging, and light. In this,... Read More

Book Review

A Higher Form of Cannibalism?

by Peter Terry

A biographer has a difficult task. If a person has reached a position interesting enough to warrant a biography, then he or she has surely created a persona that has been as calculatingly shaped as any work of fiction. Tampering with... Read More

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