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October 11, 2016

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published October 11, 2016. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in October 2016.

Book Review

River of the Stick Wavers

by Catherine Thureson

"River of the Stick Wavers" is an empowering and appealing story about one woman’s transformation. "River of the Stick Wavers" is the thoughtful story of one woman’s journey to self-discovery—a book that examines gender roles,... Read More

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by Pallas Gates McCorquodale

Famous for his hot temper and controversial painting style, young Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio took Italy by storm during the political and religious upheaval of the Renaissance, and Marissa Moss exposes all the drama and passion of... Read More

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All the Dirt

by Pallas Gates McCorquodale

From Mussolini and Marie Antoinette to Telemachus and Booker T. Washington, Katherine Ashenburg gets intimate with the ever-evolving customs and convictions behind bathtime in All the Dirt: A History of Getting Clean. Going all the way... Read More

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Degrees of Guilt

by Gary Henry

From the calamitous action of its opening pages, "Degrees of Guilt" moves relentlessly through mazes of human motivation. "Degrees of Guilt" by Jim Bennett is a novel of military adventure, political intrigue, and courtroom drama that... Read More

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Bingo Did It!

by Catherine Reed-Thureson

"Bingo Did It!" shares a humorous and relatable story about a little girl and her pet dog. Wisteria Jane and Bingo play all kinds of fun, imaginative games, but Wisty likes to blame Bingo when things go wrong. The story offers a gentle... Read More

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A Zero Sum Game

by Monica Carter

With echoes of 1984 and Brave New World, Rabasa delivers a forceful, hysterical debut that’s one for the political ages. “Outside of vague moral notions and Manichean fables, truth was, in reality, no use at all,” muses a character... Read More

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A Spare Life

by Natasha Gilmore

With its masterful writing and epic scope, it is certain to find its own footing as an enduring work of world literature. Late in the novel "A Spare Life", by Lidija Dimkovska, a character asserts that “every pain is both local and... Read More

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