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February 2012

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published February 2012.

Book Review

First Poem of Words

by Kenny Jakubas

Various themes, including music, war, love, and faith, make up this dense array of passionate and volatile poems. In his collection "First Poem of Words", Jef Harris dives into various modes of poetic license and expression. The poems... Read More

Book Review

Sex Comes in Different Packages

by Jill Allen

The intriguing premise of this novella traces the process of one transwoman’s understanding of her sexual identity. Michael M. Morisaki’s novella, "Sex Comes in Different Packages", bills itself as the story of one individual’s... Read More

Book Review


by Peter Dabbene

Authors create a fun sci-fi world with a young hero, time travel and, of course, proper diet and exercise. Fiction can bring history and geography to life, especially for kids who are bored by the often rote memorizations of school... Read More

Book Review

Selected Early Poems

by Holly Wren Spaulding

In Charles Simic’s early work, he’s vulgar, sublime, funny, philosophical, and irreverent. Among the most prolific and widely read poets of his generation, Charles Simic has served as US Poet Laureate and won a Pulitzer Prize in... Read More

Book Review

Autumn Winds Over Okinawa, 1945

by John Senger

"Autumn Winds Over Okinawa, 1945", by Pelham Kenneth Mead III, is a book in search of a genre. As presented, it is difficult to tell whether the volume is a memoir or historical fiction. Mead is a retired doctor and the son of the... Read More

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