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August 31, 2012

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published August 31, 2012. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in August 2012.

Book Review


by Nancy Walker

With its manga-style illustration on the cover and its sexual content, Natsuya Uesugi’s latest novel, grydscaen: utopia, seems set to appeal to a certain segment of adult fans of the popular Japanese graphic-novel genre. The volume is... Read More

Book Review

Hoof Prints in the Snow

by Cheryl Hibbard

In "Hoof Prints in the Snow", Jim Hawley, a horse rancher and emergency-room physician, presents a low-key, charming tale of a life spent in the ranching community of Wheatland, Wyoming, where the author lives. His narrator, country... Read More

Book Review

The Music . . . Oh, the Music

by Karen Rigby

In her latest work, Francesca Noumoff offers an account of Elonora, a Russian Holocaust survivor and violinist whose love for music sheltered her through hardship. The book is narrated by an ambiguous speaker who declares, “I am the... Read More

Book Review

Memories, Thoughts, and Dreams

by Karen Rigby

Guy Bala’s "Memories, Thoughts, and Dreams" features twenty-eight poems celebrating common aspects of nature and grieving the end of a romantic relationship. Using symbolic elements such as seasons, flowers, beauty, and the... Read More