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February 2008

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published February 2008.

Book Review

The Afghans

by Mark McLaughlin

A four-star story as good as "The Afghans" deserves better than a two-star edit. Nadeem Akbar writes in a simple style that is muddied by scores of basic errors—most of them inexcusable typos or obvious mistakes such as incorrect... Read More

Book Review

Threads of My Life

by Janelle Adsit

Hilaria Supa Huamán’s is a notable life. She has campaigned against female sterilization, for sustainable agriculture, and for the right to preserve indigenous cultures. She has worked to end the abuse of women and to provide Peruvian... Read More

Book Review

Live Heal and Grow

“The truth is there is no easy way to heal from what life brings our way. It takes a lot of effort and time to work through our pain” Nancy Stoops writes. “There are no short cuts or surefire methods…Healing can feel very lonely... Read More

Book Review

The Court-Martial of Charlie Newell

"The Court-Martial of Charlie Newell" a novel by Massachusetts lawyer Gerard Shirar is a compelling read about a young black man’s battle against army bureaucracy racial and religious prejudice and societal indifference during the tail... Read More

Book Review

The Blindfold Artist

“Opportunities are all around us we only need to have a watchful eye and a steady mind. Don’t just look but see.” It may not be easy to see what you are looking for. It may be in plain sight but as in the childhood games we play if... Read More

Book Review

The Bearcats

Korean War veterans like the late comedian Rodney Dangerfield get no respect. Well some respect but they’re overlooked by historians and filmmakers alike who prefer to focus on clear-cut American victories like World War II. Whether... Read More

Book Review

You Must DANCE

“First it was a mother pushing a baby carriage” the author writes. “then it was the eastern European speed walker now it was the postman…” Passing years and physical inactivity do cruel things to a former athlete like put him... Read More

Book Review

A Kaleidoscope for June

“I got this diary for my birthday today and I’m so happy because now I can write and tell you things I can’t tell anyone else.” Wilhelmina (so named in honor of the Dutch Queen) Velthuizen is a young girl who while still a baby... Read More

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