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May 15, 2012

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published May 15, 2012. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in May 2012.

Book Review

The Legend of the Fog

This collaboration between an Inuit throat singer and a children’s librarian investigates the origins of fog. Young readers are invited to accompany a hunter on a springtime journey across the tundra, where he encounters more than he... Read More

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The Aleppo Codex

by Claire Posner

"The Aleppo Codex" is part historical exposé, part international thriller, and part meditation on the passions awakened by religion and religious artifacts. In this book, Matti Friedman carefully outlines the epic journey of The Crown... Read More

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The Chalk Circle

by Melissa Anne Wuske

America has long been revered as a melting pot or a salad bowl, a nearly fabled place where almost everyone has come from somewhere else. As David Mura says in "The Chalk Circle"’s introduction, “America is and always has been... Read More

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Kehinde Wiley

by Julie Eakin

As with most great art, Kehinde Wiley’s portraits reflect the time and place in which they were created: in this case, current-day cities. They also comment on the history of portraiture, specifically upending traditional European... Read More

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A Death in Mexico

by Michael Beeman

When the mutilated body of an American art model is discovered in the Mexican town of San Miguel de Allende late one night, local inspector Hector Diaz knows his life is about to become much more complicated. South of the border,... Read More

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Feasting with Panthers

by J. G. Stinson

This debut novel from Lyle Blake Smythers is a quest fantasy featuring poet and warrior Catalan and his band of mercenaries. On their way back from an assassination, the group chances upon a barely breathing young man named Talin, to... Read More

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Exploring Prosperity Preaching

by Kaavonia Hinton

Faithful Christians have certain rights, such as the right to pristine health and to accrue wealth. If you are a Christian who does not enjoy these privileges, well, look no farther than the mirror: your commitment to God is lacking. At... Read More

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