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June 1, 2012

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published June 1, 2012. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in June 2012.

Book Review

More Precious than Rubies

by Peter Dabbene

The Norse myth of Iduna’s apples hints at what’s coming next, but Coates’s middle-grade narrative remains exciting and suspenseful throughout. Randy Coates mixes legends of Norse gods with the travails of a middle schooler making... Read More

Book Review

Tea Party on Safari

by Katerie Prior

After the 2012 US election, Al Cardenas, the head of the American Conservative Union, was quoted as saying, “Our party needs a lot of work to do if we expect to be competitive in the near future.” This sentiment has been bubbling... Read More

Book Review

Bridges and Tunnels

No-holds-barred fun for the kinetic set. A crash-course in the fundamentals of forces and twenty-five experiments to see them in action. How about a marshmallow geodesic dome? Soda-can rocket? Or a demonstration of corrosion? Short... Read More

Book Review

Where Magic Dwells

by Jill Allen

Andrea Archer’s novel "Where Magic Dwells" puts a refreshing twist on timeless fairy-tale conventions. Twenty-year-old Jason VanLord should be happy about his impending wedding to Princess Mia, but instead he feels trapped. After all,... Read More

Book Review

Aquarius Falling

by Sheila M. Trask

The cheerful 1960s pop music that weaves its way through "Aquarius Falling" creates a warm, nostalgic feeling. Don’t get too comfortable, though. While the Beach Boys soundtrack promises a carefree summer for twenty-one-year-old Tom... Read More

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