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August 9, 2016

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published August 9, 2016. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in August 2016.

Book Review

The Toorak Jackpot

by Maya Fleischmann

Sweet surprises and gems of life observations shine through in "The Toorak Jackpot". Rosemary Macindoe’s "The Toorak Jackpot" is a touching parable about the true meaning of wealth. When Bert discovers that an anonymous benefactor has... Read More

Book Review

The Book of Ralph

by Susan Waggoner

Christopher Steinvold merges science fiction and social satire in this quirky and highly entertaining look at first contact in the not-too-distant future. When Earth looks up one night and sees, “Coca-Cola” scrolled across the full... Read More

Book Review

Roar Like a Girl

by Catherine Thureson

The lessons waiting for young readers in "Roar Like a Girl" are powerful. Coleen Murtagh Paratore’s "Roar Like a Girl" is a sweet story about a young girl struggling with change. Willa loves her life in the Cape Cod community of... Read More

Book Review

Vow of Celibacy

by Sonya Lovy

"Vow of Celibacy" is a funny and smart exploration of sex, love, and every woman’s road to body-positivity. In Erin Judge’s "Vow of Celibacy", heroine Natalie is a woman on a mission: she is abstaining from sex until she can figure... Read More

Book Review

Froelich's Ladder

by Meagan Logsdon

Froelich’s Ladder delights with its wit and imagination. Bristling with the bizarre, Jamie Duclos-Yourdon’s Froelich’s Ladder is a fantastical commentary on humanity’s interconnectedness. Wrapped in the trappings of American tall... Read More