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July 1, 2014

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

Book Review

A Constant Longing

by Thomas BeVier

If a movie were made of Halima Alaiyan’s dramatic life of dislocation, disappointment, and transformation, it would challenge credulity. In 1948, when she was barely a year old, her village, Ibdis in Palestine, was destroyed by Israeli... Read More

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Crimes of Faith

by Kristine Morris

Near-ecstatic prose and a complicated subject matter make for challenging and timely reading. In "Crimes of Faith", Anah Jochebed employs visionary prose that seems to have been crafted while in an ecstatic state to give voice to her... Read More

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The Bubble Kids

by Sarah Stewart

"The Bubble Kids" adds much-needed context to lives that could very well parallel those featured in blood-soaked headlines. A compelling and hopeful young adult novel that reinforces the universality of the bonds of friendship, love, and... Read More

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Murdering Lawyers

by Lynn Evarts

Secret societies, violent murders, and the evil that every person is capable of drive one lawyer into darkness in order to save those he loves. Larry Fine’s "Murdering Lawyers" is a fast and frenetic take on Shakespeare’s well-known... Read More

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Making Marion

by Julia Ann Charpentier

In this humorous slice of life, a potpourri of domestic discontent, Cinderella complex, and cold hearted reality leaves unforgettable memories. Beth Moran takes liberties in her portrayal of a shy, insecure heroine in "Making Marion",... Read More

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Blood for the Sun

by J. G. Stinson

The werewolf-vampire conflict is the backdrop to this paranormal mystery, but the writing elevates this tale to more than just a skillful blend of genres. In this urban fantasy novel, Alexander Smith lives in an alternate Boston where... Read More

Book Review

Japan's World Heritage Sites

by Matt Sutherland

Japan is civilization personified. Art, design, food, health, infrastructure, civility—name a societal / cultural benchmark and you can make a compelling case that the rising sunners lead the world. So when the United Nations came... Read More

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