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June 15, 2011

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

Book Review

Flowers of Evil

by Peter Dabbene

This translation of Baudelaire’s masterpiece is a successful gateway to the French poet’s dark, affecting work. Charles Baudelaire has a special place in the history of poetry as perhaps the first poet to fully embrace the darker... Read More

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The Brazen Serpent Chronicles

by J. G. Stinson

In this second book of the fantasy series "The Brazen Serpent Chronicles", R. Dennis Baird has created a landscape deeply rooted in the Western European fantasy tradition and added some tweaks to the standard recipe. Widseth is a young... Read More

Book Review

The No. 1 Car Spotter

Oluwalase Babatunde Benson scales palm trees to collect nuts for oil in his small African village, alerting neighbors to approaching traffic so they can ready to sell their wares. His grandfather taught him the gift of identifying a... Read More

Book Review

The Sunday Books

Each Sunday during the late 1940s, British author/illustrator Mervyn Peake drew fabulous scenes of adventure for his young sons to accompany stories he sadly never recorded. Over sixty years later, his friend, fantasy writer Michael... Read More

Book Review

Counting in the Garden

Watch a garden come to life, as different elements are added to a young boy’s yard in numbers up to ten. The bold, colorful pictures in Counting in the Garden could easily adorn a shopping bag for a tony London department store. Making... Read More

Book Review

Surpassing Pleasure

by Teresa Scollon

In the general silence of a Cistercian abbey, one might hope for the numinous to reveal itself—and so it does in John Slater’s poems. From the very first poem in this first collection, Slater, a Cistercian monk, promises that “here... Read More

Book Review

Habits of Change

by Kristine Morris

“Nuns defy stereotypes,” says Carole Garibaldi Rogers, whose compelling collection of interviews with ninety-six women religious highlights the dramatic changes that they have had to confront during the past fifty years. Habits of... Read More

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