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August 2013

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published August 2013.

Book Review

Shades of Light

by Claire Foster

This poetry collection is a wide, bright vein of life that cracks open the tender, violent, imaginative earth we stand on. The forty-two poems in Carl Hitchens’s newest collection, "Shades of Light", represent a shimmering spectrum of... Read More

Book Review

Outside In

by Sheila M. Trask

After one of his students dies, a teacher loses himself in sex, drugs, and rock and roll in this insightful coming-of-age story. Doug Cooper’s debut novel gets off to a stunning and unsettling start before becoming a more familiar,... Read More

Book Review


by Rebecca Foster

A no-holds-barred memoir about overcoming illness and abandonment, "Raw" uses crude humor to convey tough emotions. Fiona Finn grew up hoping to resemble the Barbie dolls she played with—indeed, her first book was Barbie: A Parody.... Read More

Book Review

The Journeys To New Home

by Alan Couture

Combs has fashioned a compelling tale of a man who struggles as much with the emotional toll of his new existence as the physical ones. The Journeys To New Home, by Elliott Combs, is the story of a young man left utterly alone—everyone... Read More

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