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January 1, 2014

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published January 1, 2014. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in January 2014.

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by Karen Rigby

Reinventing oneself becomes an imaginative feat in these arresting short stories. Tracy DeBrincat returns via her third book with portraits of distressed youth who seek change through hyperbolic, imaginative, or risky feats, and women in... Read More

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by Alan Couture

Gory but exciting, bizarre but fascinating, this post-apocalyptic murder mystery investigates a beast that does more than go bump in the night. In a post-apocalyptic world of lawless wastelands and city-states run by powerful bosses,... Read More

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The Thaw

by Jill Allen

Deceptively simple stories explore the joys and tragedies of being human. "The Thaw", by award-winning Icelandic author Ólafur Gunnarsson, explores the human psyche in an incisive collection of short stories translated into English. In... Read More

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The Country I Lived In

by Jeff Fleischer

The key elements of a gumshoe mystery combine with exciting historical details to build this fast-faced narrative. "The Country I Lived In" is a throwback detective story, mixing Cold War paranoia with lone-wolf gumshoe adventure. By... Read More

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George the Gay Lion

by Aimee Jodoin

A lion creates a “gay pride” in this vividly illustrated and uplifting story. For those who recognize the lack of LGBT-themed picture books in the market, "George the Gay Lion" will be welcomed with utter joy. The gorgeously rendered... Read More

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