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October 16, 2014

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published October 16, 2014. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in October 2014.

Book Review

Me, Rain, and a Hired Taxi

by Margaret Fedder

Graceful poems juxtapose the mystical with the practical. "Me, Rain, and a Hired Taxi", a book of poems by Davoud Safdarian, explores the mystical while remaining grounded in the often stark realities of everyday life. Using a consistent... Read More

Book Review

Truth Insurrected

by Jessica S. Council

This thrilling mystery about Area 51 brings a personal touch with well-developed characters. Truth Insurrected: The Saint Mary Project, by Daniel P. Douglas, is laced with mystery, drama, and enlightenment as investigators race to... Read More

Book Review

In Between Dreams

by Shannan Spitz

An imaginative premise about what happens when dreams become too real launches this vibrant main character on a thrilling mission. Saying Bailey Regan has vivid dreams is quite an understatement. Her dreams are a second life: consecutive... Read More

Book Review

Ashes Under Water

by Julia Jenkins

Profiles of the central personalities involved in the career of the SS Eastland help to bring this compelling tale to life. After more than a decade of research, journalist and Chicago resident Michael McCarthy shares a heartbreaking... Read More

Book Review


by Meg Nola

Raskin easily balances humor and drama in this novel about parenting, reality TV, and family. Erika Raskin’s "Close" is a welcoming and nuanced novel that offers a window into the life of the Marcheson family—with ultimately much of... Read More

Book Review

The Drum Tower

by J. G. Stinson

Death, resurrection, and change are woven into the narrative of Talkhoon’s personal experiences during her country’s upheaval. Farnoosh Moshiri’s latest novel is set during the 1979 Iranian revolution against its monarchy. "The... Read More