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October 1, 2012

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

Book Review

From Preschool to Grad School

by Sheila M. Trask

Many parents and students are willing to jump through the highest hoops that selective private schools set for them. They believe that the benefits of a private education at an exclusive school justify the stressful application process.... Read More

Book Review

Inscriptions for Headstones

by Karen Mulvahill

Here is written a review of a book narrow, but deep, and although described as essays, actually containing a group of creative short stories, each a one-sentence wrap-up of a life, as if inscribed upon a headstone, and these inscriptions... Read More

Book Review

Out of the Wood

by Julie Eakin

More than eighty prints executed over fifty years (from 1956 through 2006) tell the story of engraver Rosemary Kilbourn’s fascination with, and reverence for, both the practice of looking closely and the natural world that mostly... Read More

Book Review

High-Water Mark

by Trina Carter

In this fine collection of stories, characters often stumble upon what they’re actually looking for amid the flotsam and jetsam left by the receding dreams and washed-up hopes of not only their own lives, but all those around them.... Read More

Book Review

The Wicked Rebellion

by Karl Helicher

Telling the Civil War’s story through these personal letters from those who fought it provides unforgettable descriptions of brutal battles, extreme living conditions, the hopes of slaves, the living hell of prisons, and unsanitary and... Read More

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