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May 1, 2016

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published May 1, 2016. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in May 2016.

Book Review


by Michelle Anne Schingler

There are good dragons and there are bad dragons, pronounces a new mother in Melissa Dickey’s poetry collection. "Dragons" encapsulates the potency of modern womanhood, with its fearsome potentiality and its perceived limits, and... Read More

Book Review

Jack of Shadows

by Susan Waggoner

The republication of "Jack of Shadows", by the late Roger Zelazny, is set on a planet half bathed in perpetual light and half shrouded in eternal dark. The sunlit hemisphere is modern, characterized by technology, business, and relative... Read More

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Two Green Otters

by Michelle Anne Schingler

Daring narrative styles and bursts of philosophy make the maybe-love story within "Two Green Otters" a fascinating trip. Buket Uzuner’s "Two Green Otters" is a story of love and ennui in which a mysterious protagonist struggles to... Read More

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American Fallout

by Stephanie Bucklin

Avery Cullins lives an unconventional life. His current “family” includes a live-in boyfriend and pet turtle, very different from the traditional Southern upbringing and family that he left so many years ago. But when Avery’s... Read More

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A Faithful Son

by Patty Comeau

Garvin avoids easy resolutions, caricatures, and shocking twists in the service of a strong story populated by believable characters. "A Faithful Son" is a visceral experience, realistic and vibrant, wrought with the same craftsmanship... Read More

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