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December 1, 2015

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published December 1, 2015. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in December 2015.

Book Review

The Defenceless

by Kristine Morris

Denied asylum in Finland after fleeing certain death at the hands of radical Islamists in Pakistan, young Sammy goes underground and lives on the streets, hoping for a chance at a new life. The second of bestselling author Kati... Read More

Book Review

The Life Chest: Africa

by John Senger

This exciting adventure tale teaches many valuable life lessons to those who seek earthly rewards. Kim Yost’s novel "The Life Chest: Africa" is an adventure story with deep historical background. The narrative relates a contemporary... Read More

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Steal It Back

by Matt Sutherland

The riffing, run-at-the-mouth quality of Sandra Simonds’s acerbic, indulgent work is exactly the style to broaden contemporary poetry’s appeal. The author of three previous collections, Simonds teaches English and Humanities at... Read More

Book Review

My Cruel Invention

by Matt Sutherland

It’s true, the mother of invention might scoff at this delightful collection as being wholly unnecessary, but the rest of us will only marvel at the sixty-two poems focused on inventors and inventions—clocks, IUDs, safety pins,... Read More

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by Catherine Reed-Thureson

"Sanctuary" invites young and old alike to reflect on what makes places special for each individual. With just a few simple words on each page, and soft illustrations depicting many types of places, the book invites introspection and... Read More

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Behind the Waterfall

by Stephanie Bucklin

In a compact and powerful novel, Molly Best Tinsley describes the family dynamics and escalating conflict of the Eaglemans. Twins Chetan and Nashota Eagleman are tired of moving to a different town every year, as is their sister Shyla.... Read More

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