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February 2009

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published February 2009.

Book Review

Sheepeater

by Edith Wairimu

An evocative historical novel, "Sheepeater" sees a family fighting for survival in foreign and unnerving territories. Joseph Dorris’s historical coming-of-age story "Sheepeater" follows a family west toward the Salmon River in Idaho.... Read More

Book Review

The Fields of Ukraine

by Elizabeth Breau

Recording the experiences of Holocaust survivors remains a crucial project, partly because many people and even some entire villages live only in the memories of one or two people. Some survivors, reticent about sharing their... Read More

Book Review

Space Bull

by Catherine Thureson

Science fiction and humor can be a marvelous combination. It is a genre limited only by the scope of the universe and the wit and creativity of the authors. In "Space Bull", author Gary Kaupie proves that both his wit and creativity are... Read More

Book Review

The Sylvan Horn

A group of heroes must save the world: It is a fantasy scenario readers always enjoy, no matter how many times it is played out. Of course, the devil is in the details, and while some elements in "The Sylvan Horn" are fairly standard,... Read More

Book Review

Girlz Just Wanna Be Loved

“When life gives you lemons make lemonade.” The literary equivalent of this popular adage might be “When life gives you adversity write a book” a piece of advice to which Liz Walker subscribes. Walker co-author of the previous... Read More

Book Review

Still Waters Run Deep

Derek Reeves’ superior intelligence as a child in East Harlem irritated his family and friends to no end. Despite his academic successes that eventually led him to Harvard and Princeton he was constantly criticized. He rebelled turning... Read More

Book Review

Sharene

Rocky Wilson’s unusual novel, "Sharene", begins with the title character’s funeral. The remainder of the book explores the last few years in the life of Sharene Marsena, a remarkably devout teenager, as she moves from one test of... Read More

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