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December 1, 2014

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

Book Review

Zuni Stew

by Julia Ann Charpentier

The setting of a reservation in New Mexico, paired with otherworldly forces, creates a mystical mood in this suspenseful novel. A skillful blend of Native American folklore and supernatural forces, this frightening murder mystery... Read More

Book Review

Cup

by Camille-Yvette Welsch

These poems, about a daughter with a cancer, offer rich contemplation and deft formal technique. Jeredith Merrin begins her poetry collection "Cup" with a tidal wave, the near mythic Poroca of Brazil, “a twelve-foot wall of water with... Read More

Book Review

'Sweet Crude' Odyssey

by Alex Franks

The seedy underbelly of oil dependence is directly confronted in this novel about exploitation. A novel that exposes the exploitation of developing nations, Alex Sochi’s ’Sweet Crude’ Odyssey follows a young man’s descent into... Read More

Book Review

Now We Can All Go Home

by Kristine Morris

Catherine Browder’s "Now We Can All Go Home" gives lovers of Chekhov’s plays the opportunity to follow some of his beloved characters home after the curtain comes down. In “A Visitor from Kharkóv,” based on Uncle Vanya, Yelena... Read More

Book Review

The Necessity of Secularism

by Jason Henninger

Lindsay avoids presenting arguments against the validity of religious doctrines and focuses on how religious and irreligious societies function. No one questions that religion has played an important part in human society, but has it... Read More

Book Review

Rage in Paris

by Margaret Cullison

Anger against racism, violence, and political corruption serves as backdrop to this fast-paced historical novel. Kirby Williams’s first novel, "Rage in Paris", offers an intricate tale of romance, mystery, and class struggle. Fueled by... Read More

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