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August 2016

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published August 2016.

Book Review

The Surgeon's Wife

by Delia Stanley

This dramatic New Orleans story plays on themes of loss and love. William H. Coles’s unpredictable novel The Surgeon’s Wife focuses on the romantic relationships and family dynamics of two surgeons. Mike Boudreaux is a surgeon living... Read More

Book Review

Hardbarned!

by Nancy Powell

Driver’s heartfelt, often funny, story will be sympathetic to today’s college graduates as they also struggle to find meaningful work. Christopher J. Driver’s memoir "Hardbarned!" is poignant and self-deprecating, about the college... Read More

Book Review

To Never Know

by Gregory A. Lowe

"To Never Know" is a novel of unrequited love that deals with issues of trauma in a very nuanced way. "To Never Know" by Thomas Duffy is a dynamic tale of loss and hope in the wake of a national tragedy. Well-developed characters and a... Read More

Book Review

Bedtime Stories for Grown-up Girls

by Lisa Butts

The book is a testament to the bonds between women who can share in each other’s triumphs and understand each other’s insecurities. In E. B. Lande’s "Bedtime Stories for Grown-up Girls", a remarkable friendship unfolds between two... Read More

Book Review

Volver Is to Return

by Carol Davala

With its focus on love, family, and forgiveness, this memorable work instills a feeling of hope even in the darkest of times. In Rebeca Rios-Kohn’s engaging, multifaceted saga "Volver Is to Return", a devoted woman deals with... Read More

Book Review

Cherry Mouse Babies

by Kelly Thunstrom

The story and pictures work together seamlessly in this thoughtful children’s book. Christine Rotsaert’s "Cherry Mouse Babies" is an easy-to-follow story with friendly animals and unexpected characters who explore themes of love,... Read More

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