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November 17, 2015

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

Book Review

The Time Box

by Stephanie Bucklin

Twelve-year-old Thomas Adkins Johnson finds his world changed forever when he goes on a sixth grade field trip to a local planetarium. Expanding and contracting, the field trip marks his transition into a new adulthood full of issues... Read More

Book Review

La Sagouine

by Julia Jenkins

Humor, humility, and subtle wisdom pour from this rich translation. Antonine Maillet (Pélagie-la-Charrette; Don l’Orignal) is perhaps best known for "La Sagouine", an icon of Acadian literature, translated from the French by Wayne... Read More

Book Review

The Subterranean Season

by Billie Rae Bates

A frustrated PhD student discovers a voracious hole beneath his office in this fun and disturbing work of science fiction. It seems a little bizarre to begin a novel with “then,” as if it’s a continuation of a prior thought, but... Read More

Book Review

Searching for the Oldest Stars

by Matt Sutherland

Stargazing, our species’s second most favorite thing to do at night, has long captured the imaginations of dreamers and storytellers. Like staring into the high-tech digital screens of today, the unfathomable night sky was mesmerizing... Read More

Book Review

The Coal Thief

by Kelly Thunstrom

This beautiful picture book explores themes of right and wrong and is certain to provoke interesting conversations with children. Exploring topics such as the history of the coal-mining industry and questions of right and wrong, "The... Read More

Book Review

Breath to Breath

by Stephanie Bucklin

17-year-old William lives in a world full of secrets, secrets that follow him even when he moves cross-country to live with the father he barely knows. When William meets an abused four-year-old boy, he learns of the child’s... Read More

Book Review

Off Somewhere

by Kristine Morris

Z. Z. Boone’s debut story collection takes a clear-eyed look at everyday folks seeking an undefined “something else” that they can only find by going “off somewhere” other than where they are. With his mind ravaged by... Read More