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October 4, 2012

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published October 4, 2012. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in October 2012.

Book Review

The Herd Boy

Young Malusi tends to his grandfather’s goats and sheep in South Africa. When a baboon attacks one of the lambs, Malusi must decide how to handle the situation. Is there a lesson in this experience for a little herd boy who dreams of... Read More

Book Review

Carnival Queen

by Julia Ann Charpentier

Regrets of the past and desires to override the mistakes of youth—themes commonly explored in fiction—are the controlling elements in Roland P. Joseph’s "Carnival Queen". Set against the lush landscape of Trinidad, this... Read More

Book Review

The Searcher

by Sheila M. Trask

Joaquin Bridger isn’t much to look at. In fact, most townspeople try to avoid looking at the bedraggled homeless man standing on the street corner in a catatonic stupor. Few would expect him to spring into hero mode during a bank... Read More

Book Review

How Astrology Saved My Life

by Patty Sutherland

Billy Branson, a student of astrology for more than forty years, wrote "How Astrology Saved My Life" to share both her many personal stories about the value of using astrology in every aspect of one’s life and her well honed tricks of... Read More

Book Review

Going Too Far

by Heather Weber

In his eleventh book of nonfiction, MacArthur Fellowship winner and media critic Ishmael Reed unleashes a fiery storm of criticism with a frenetic energy especially suited for to a critique that says our media culture has lost its mind.... Read More