This healing collection, filled with poems steeped in ecology, lands on timeless themes of gratitude. Gwendolyn Morgan’s Snowy Owls, Egrets, and Unexpected Graces is a poetry of wild spaces. Atmospheric portraits of finding solace in... Read More
August 2, 2016
Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published August 2, 2016. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in August 2016.
In a riveting work that Chinua Achebe calls “a masterpiece,” four Indian teenagers are taken from their homes all over America and shipped to a faraway boarding school for Indians to begin a new life. To make them “less Indian,”... Read More
The book does an admirable job of focusing on the three key factors that could lead to the resurgence of the middle class. Munir Moon’s perceptive book, "The Middle Class Comeback", offers a realistic but decidedly optimistic view of... Read More
Stephanie Knipper’s novel treats autism spectrum disorders with dignity and compassion. The little girl at the center of Stephanie Knipper’s magical new novel, "The Peculiar Miracles of Antoinette Martin", is afflicted with the gift... Read More
This resonant novel explores the intersections of truth and fiction. "Fever Tree", by Tim Applegate, takes its name from a band that, to people of a certain age, evoked the promises and disappointments of the late ’60s and early... Read More
In "Eddie the Bully", everyone knows that Eddie is mean. The children treat him with fear and the teachers are frustrated with him. When a new girl joins the class, she unknowingly offers Eddie her friendship. Eddie quickly realizes that... Read More