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June 2015

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published June 2015.

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Mirage of Afro-Feminism

by Michelle Anne Schingler

This is a novel with a lot of heart, whose hope for Nigeria’s women shines through, even if pathways to equality resist definition. Ishaya Albert’s "Mirage of Afro-Feminism" is a novella that explores the intersection of women’s... Read More

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Slingshots and Love Plums

by Matt Sutherland

At play in the spacious fields of her wit and down to earthiness, Wendy Videlock’s poetry has been published in the New York Times, Poetry, and two other full length collections of her work, Nevertheless (a finalist for the 2012... Read More

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Roses in December

by Allyce Amidon

Sometimes the best way to deal with a tough topic is through comic form. This collection of Crankshaft comics brings together the long-running strip’s two Alzheimer’s stories: Helen and her husband (Crankshaft’s friend Ralph) and... Read More

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Hail of Fire

by Jeff Fleischer

One of the worst wildfires in history hit Texas in 2011, and Randy Fritz was among those who lost his home to the blaze. Rather than a mere account of the fire, "Hail of Fire" is the story of Fritz and his family, told with the fire as... Read More

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by Aimee Jodoin

A painfully shy squirrel named Edmond makes pom-pom hats, an owl dresses up in animal disguises to trick his friends (or does he secretly enjoy empathizing in someone else’s shoes?), an outgoing bear loves to throw wild parties—who... Read More

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Andrea del Sarto

by Matt Sutherland

Imagine yourself at Florence High in 1512 and you need a senior portrait for the yearbook. Who you gonna call? Michelangelo, perhaps, or Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Titian, Correggio … Not if you wanted the best because all those guys... Read More

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