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June 1, 2016

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

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After One-Hundred-and-Twenty

by Jeff Fleischer

Centuries-old concepts come to life in this thoughtful treatment of death’s place in Judaism. Jewish ideas about death, the afterlife, and the rituals surrounding them have a rich history, and Hillel Halkin expertly dives into those... Read More

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by Barry Silverstein

This research-based book by a psychoneurophysiologist offers an important examination of the effects of interconnectivity. Anyone who has formed a dependency on a smartphone, tablet, or 24-hour digital connectivity would do well to read... Read More

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Through Early Yellowstone

by Diane Prokop

Stories and graphics combine to make "Through Early Yellowstone" a beautiful, informative, and highly entertaining read. Before the completion of the Northern Pacific Railway line through Montana Territory in 1883, access to Yellowstone... Read More

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The Mexican Flyboy

by Anna Call

Anyone who enjoys magical realism would be committing a crime by skipping this remarkable piece of work. Dreamlike and fantastical, yet strangely earnest, Alfredo Vea’s "The Mexican Flyboy" is a magical realist tour de force. Simon... Read More

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The Skinny Years

by Monica Carter

A family flees from Castro’s Cuba, in this gritty, humorous novel about a young boy’s coming of age. Raul Ramos Y Sanchez’s "The Skinny Years" is a complex, humorous, and utterly absorbing coming-of-age tale set in the 1960s. With... Read More