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March 17, 2015

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published March 17, 2015. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in March 2015.

Book Review

What We All Have

by Sara Budzik

"What We All Have" explores and dissects how humans relate to illness and death, touching on themes of connectedness and reaching outside one’s self to find fulfillment. Ray Dacolias’s "What We All Have" is an intimate novel that... Read More

Book Review

The Boy Who Carried Bricks

by Aimee Jodoin

Although his memoir contains violence and mature themes—abuse, foster care, poverty, crime—Alton Carter tells the story of his rough childhood in a style that both enlightens and inspires. Older children will see themselves and their... Read More

Book Review

The Eliot Girls

by Margaret Fedder

The often hidden aspects of the life of a female adolescent are portrayed honestly and sometimes gut-wrenchingly. Mother and daughter Ruth and Audrey find themselves floating away from one another amidst a sea of pedigreed young women in... Read More

Book Review

Love's Affliction

by Meg Nola

This subdued, bittersweet novel explores themes of racism and romance. Love’s Affliction by Fidelis O. Mkparu tells the story of a troubled romance, with young lovers Joseph and Wendy not so much star-crossed as race-crossed. Set in... Read More

Book Review

Prayers for the Living

by Michelle Anne Schingler

The careful dance between the worthy and the regrettable helps the narration maintain balance, even as its characters careen toward their own ruination. The latest novel from NPR contributor Alan Cheuse draws its inspiration from the... Read More