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  2. Books Published September 2, 2014

September 2, 2014

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published September 2, 2014. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in September 2014.

Book Review

If Nuns Ruled the World

by Sara Budzik

Piazza explores the missions of these ten powerful nuns with admiration and a feminist spirit. At the heart of the Catholic Church—navigating declining numbers of new nuns, criticism, and internal pressures to uphold prescribed... Read More

Book Review

Manifest Destinations

by Karl Helicher

This significant work of social history assesses the experiences of tourists who journeyed through the American West in the 19th century. Travel to the American West became much more accessible during 1869-1893 as the Central Pacific and... Read More

Book Review

Healing Neen

by Melissa Wuske

Cain’s tenacity and the completeness of her transformation show the depth of her faith, in this inspiring memoir. In "Healing Neen", Tonier Cain uses her life story to show the cycle of trauma and the path to healing through faith in... Read More

Book Review

South of Good

by Karyn Saemann

This intelligent, well-written drug thriller is also wickedly funny. Texas sheriff Hardin Steel becomes ensnared in a violent drug feud along the US-Mexican border in Randall Reneau’s suspense-and-action-crammed "South of Good". When... Read More

Book Review


by Jessica S. Council

This story of a Cuban-American refugee captures the immigrant experience. Stalked: The Boy Who Said No, by Patti Sheehy, is filled with drama, intrigue, and passion as a Cuban refugee fights to make a life in the United States after... Read More

Book Review

What Is Veiling?

by Michelle Anne Schingler

In Amer’s able hands, the often feminist, anti-colonist nature of veiling is brought to light. Preeminent professor of Islamic studies Sahar Amer returns with a work which seeks to demystify a looming symbol of Islam: the veil. In... Read More