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June 30, 2016

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published June 30, 2016. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in June 2016.

Book Review

The Grove

by Laura Leavitt

"The Grove" is an entertaining middle grade mystery set in an era of adolescent freedom. Robert John Percy’s middle grade mystery novel "The Grove" is full of friendship and adventure, capturing a period when preteens had free rein in... Read More

Book Review

Strike Anywhere

by Peter Dabbene

Provocative and profound but eminently readable, "Strike Anywhere" demonstrates a critic of high order, unrestrained. It’s great fun watching Lista play with matches. Michael Lista casts his discerning eye toward poetry, television,... Read More

Book Review

Painting the Southern Coast

by Matt Sutherland

Of a mortal painter in an unfamiliar setting, it is enough to ask for technically sound, representational landscapes, and only from a master, in the haunts and stomping grounds of his home, can we expect paintings to deliver the soul and... Read More

Book Review

Putting Art to Work

by Jessie Jamie Coleman

"Putting Art to Work" is a rare and intimate tour of the world of art-based workshops. In "Putting Art to Work", Keith and Helene Chirgwin present their wholly informative, refreshing, and rich perspective on the use of art-based... Read More

Book Review

The Torch Bearer's Exorcism

by Vernieda Vergara

Quiet and realistic in its examination of the dangers of young love, this is a sympathetic coming-of-age story. In The Torch Bearer’s Exorcism, Linda Luisa Varela Tychsen tells a painful coming-of-age tale about illusions and... Read More

Book Review

The Fisherman

by Catherine Thureson

"The Fisherman", with its spine-tingling pleasures, represents the best of what a horror novel can offer. "The Fisherman" unfolds with exquisite slowness as a three-part tall tale. The first portion introduces the narrator, Abe, and his... Read More