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October 1, 2013

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published October 1, 2013. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in October 2013.

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Economic Fascism

by John Senger

In the language of Mussolini and his compatriots, often rich and absorbing, these documents open a window into world economic history. Economic Fascism: Primary Sources on Mussolini’s Crony Capitalism, edited by Carlo Celli, a... Read More

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The Adventurous Vegetarian

by Maya Fleischmann

"The Adventurous Vegetarian" offers a variety of sumptuous, international, meat-free recipes and feasts. Jane Hughes, a vegetarian since her teens, draws from her twenty years of diverse experience, including as editor of The Vegetarian... Read More

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Eastward in Eden

by Gary Presley

A truly good, cozy mystery, if one doesn’t mind death by machete, crafted by a maestro of character, setting, and narrative. Owen Keane, failed seminarian and amateur detective, initially rejects a suggestion from a former teacher,... Read More

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The Strength of Bone

by Michelle Anne Schingler

This is a book honest in its brutality, though brightened by hopeful sparks. The debut novel from seasoned physician Lucie Wilk is the stark tale of a doctor’s search for personal redemption abroad; one which examines, in tones both... Read More

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The Illegal

by Thomas H. Brennan

With succinct observation, the narrator correctly identifies the motives and hope of Mexican immigrants. Texas is north of Mexico, but in John Mort’s insightful and delightful novel, "The Illegal", Texas is northern Mexico. Or so it... Read More

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Going the Distance

by Julia Ann Charpentier

Dig deep into this experimental novel, and discover the pleasure of strategically implemented phrases and words. Intriguing and a bit surreal, "Going the Distance" explores hidden elements of the human mind and introduces the curious to... Read More

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The Grace of Crows

by Sara Budzik

"The Grace of Crows" is a painful but valuable story about how a struggling woman learns the importance of forgiving and helping others. For some, anxiety can become absorbing despite all of the therapies and remedies around us. So it is... Read More

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