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August 1, 2014

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

Book Review

The Island They Towed Away

by Erica Sweeney

This allegorical tale is a clear comment on the frequent ridiculousness of political systems and the public’s fickleness in embracing ideas. Politicians have been known to use an array of tactics to distract the public from the real... Read More

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Millie Campbell's Millions

by Gary Presley

This whimsical story offers a gentle reading experience for a lazy afternoon. Billed as a comic mystery, Stephen L. Goldstein’s short novel, Millie Campbell’s Millions, has a whodunit core and moves along smoothly chapter to chapter.... Read More

Book Review

Healy's West

by Jeff Friend

Tolton excels at providing a balanced portrayal of Healy, not hesitating to point out shortcomings or exaggerations in personal accounts or historical records. In Healy’s West, Gordon E. Tolton superbly chronicles the many facets of... Read More

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by Lynn Evarts

A young, female CIA agent is this international thriller’s greatest strength. "Blur", by Vijay S. Shertukde, is an international spy novel set in the Middle East, India, and the United States. It pulls in aspects of technology and... Read More

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by Michelle Anne Schingler

This fast-paced thriller in the vein of Dan Brown may prove a guilty pleasure for those intrigued by the Third Reich’s fascination with magic and relics. "The C ENIGMA", the fast-paced debut from Spiros Gratsias, draws from the annals... Read More

Book Review

City of Whores

by Bradley A. Scott

This unpredictable story is an entertaining fictional view of old Hollywood, full of public glamor and private scandal. The tale of the small-town boy or girl who heads to Hollywood to be “discovered” is classic Americana. So is the... Read More