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July 1, 2012

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

Book Review

Grid City Overload

by Sheila M. Trask

Information overload. Living in 2012, we know what that’s like: smartphones, Facebook, news feeds, YouTube, and Twitter all constantly compete for our attention. As overwhelming as today’s technology-fueled society can be, Steven T.... Read More

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Excuse Me, I'm Trying to Read!

“Trying to read with an elephant can be surprising … trying to read with a zebra can be amusing.” A little girl’s thwarted efforts to read among a group of wild animals in Africa is beautifully conceived and illustrated in this... Read More

Book Review

Chickadees at Night

by Mary Popham

The chickadee: a bird so small it fits into a child’s hands; a birdfeeder resident twelve months a year; and a songster with a “fee-bee and a buzzy chicka-dee-dee-dee.” Using rhyming short phrases, Bill O. Smith and Charles R.... Read More

Book Review

Power from the People

by Aubrey Blanche

The movement to source energy at the local level has boomed in recent years. "Power from the People" is a good guide for entrepreneurs looking to get in on the trend in an environmentally conscious way. Community energy has multiple... Read More

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Never Back Down

by Andi Diehn

There are men who learn at a very young age to travel the safest path—do what your parents wish for you, never try to be better than you think you are. Jack Landry isn’t that kind of man. Instead, he reaches far and high for the... Read More

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No Animals We Could Name

by Devon Shepherd

In his fascinating debut short story collection, Ted Sanders demonstrates remarkable range. The stories collected here run the gamut from domesticated realism (“Putting the Lizard to Sleep” and “Opinion of Person”) to haunting... Read More

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Naturally Pain Free

by Elizabeth Millard

Pain occurs in many forms, from chronic back issues to emotional trauma, and unfortunately, many people struggle with remedies and short-term solutions. In her work as an alternative medicine expert, author Letha Hadady (Asian Health... Read More

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