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October 25, 2016

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published October 25, 2016. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in October 2016.

Book Review

A Higher Power

by Barbara Nickles

Dollars, dueling egos, and a little psychic intrigue make this a refreshing addition to the thriller genre. Action, intrigue, and globe-trotting plot twists make Daniel Davidsohn’s third thriller, "A Higher Power", an engaging and... Read More

Book Review

How to Read Medieval Art

by Matt Sutherland

Hazy, enigmatic, disturbingly uncivilized, the millennium-long Middle Ages followed the wondrous Greek and Roman eras, seemingly unable to rise above the competing mischief of Roman and Orthodox Christianity, Judaism, Islam, and the... Read More

Book Review

Wild Girls

by Meg Nola

With literary finesse, the novel leaps through its wild moments with ease. Erica Abeel’s bright and brainy "Wild Girls" follows three friends from their 1950s days at “prestigious but offbeat” Foxleigh College, through the decades... Read More

Book Review

The Land South of the Clouds

by Karen Rigby

This sharp, chromatic elegy for childhood offers an insightful look at the complexities of inherited grief. "The Land South of the Clouds", by Genaro Kỳ Lý Smith, charts a lost son’s turbulent course from an immigrant neighborhood... Read More

Book Review

Edge of the Wind

by Robin Farrell Edmunds

This is a pleasing and intriguing character-driven novel in which poetry is presented as a possible means of salvation. James E. Cherry’s "Edge of the Wind" is an intriguing look at human relationships as they play out in times of... Read More

Book Review

Wicked Weeds

by Pallas Gates McCorquodale

Horror-film buffs will appreciate the irony and impressive knowledge the zombie possesses of pop-culture representations of the living dead through the years. Threats of a zombie apocalypse seem to be around every corner, but what’s... Read More