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April 15, 2011

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published April 15, 2011. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in April 2011.

Book Review

Why Be Fundamental

by William Gee

Doctrinal positions advocated by various Christian churches are rarely discussed openly in society unless they are about abortion or homosexuality. In "Why Be Fundamental", Kevin Holland boldly delves beyond the culture war issues to... Read More

Book Review

Intrinsic to Universe

by Melissa Wuske

In "Intrinsic to Universe", Tan Kheng Yeang addresses what he perceives as humanity’s common frustration with the near futility of organized society. Yeang begins by asserting that current and past societies function outside the... Read More

Book Review

The Portuguese

by Elizabeth Breau

Portugal is Europe’s poorest nation as well as its least well known. This galls the author, who spent twenty years as an AP foreign correspondent in Lisbon, and this book, a mixture of history, tour guide, and national character... Read More

Book Review

The Survivors

by Heather Seggel

It’s impossible to read "The Survivors" without being reminded of another very popular series. It, too, featured characters who look young but are ancient, are prone to complex love triangles, and have strikingly odd skin. But enough... Read More

Book Review

The Crepe Makers' Bond

by Alicia Sondhi

Whipping up the sequel to Discovering Pig Magic, Julie Crabtree blends themes of friendship and authentic emotions with the addition of some real recipes in The Crepe Makers’ Bond. This insightful and humorous depiction of the evolving... Read More

Book Review

Into the Unknown

Marco Polo’s 5,000-mile Silk Route expedition to China in the thirteenth century; Umberto Nobile’s 1928 airship flight over the North Pole (and subsequent crash); Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary scaling Mount Everest in 1953: what... Read More

Book Review

Where Do You Stay?

A boy’s difficult meditation on the loss of his mother to cancer, and what that means about his own changing identity, without any false promise. Jerome’s aunt and his cousins, with whom he suddenly lives, do almost everything... Read More

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The Mangrove Tree

Japanese-American cell biologist Gordon Sato and his family were interned at Manzanar concentration camp during World War II, and he never forgot being hungry and learning to make corn grow in the California desert. This story recounts... Read More

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