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  2. Books Published January 1, 2017

January 1, 2017

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published January 1, 2017. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in January 2017.

Book Review

Tisha B’Av

by Pallas Gates McCorquodale

Explore the cobbled streets and timeworn walls of the Old City with one enthusiastic guide, his cousin Aravah, and his little brother, Nitzan, in Tisha B’Av: A Jerusalem Journey, by Allison Ofanansky. Full color photographs from... Read More

Book Review

The Turtle's Beating Heart

by Letitia Montgomery-Rodgers

The Turtle’s Beating Heart: One Family’s Story of Lenape Survival opens with a tribal elder’s explanation: “Delawares are like clouds….They never get together.” Thus, Denise Low tackles one of the longest diasporas of any US... Read More

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by Stephanie Bucklin

Lucy and her best friend, Alice, grew up in strict Mennonite and Amish religious groups with their own sets of rules. But when Alice rebels and tells Lucy she is running away with her boyfriend, Tobias, Lucy is stunned. She goes with... Read More

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Love and Other Pranks

by Amanda Adams

A novel that can be parsed several times to uncover new meaning, "Love and Other Pranks" is a must-read. Stylish and surreal, "Love and Other Pranks" by Tony Vigorito is a wild ride through both the past and present. The novel is split... Read More

Book Review

Just So

by Catherine Thureson

These collected seminars will introduce the brilliance of the renowned philosopher to new audiences. "Just So" brings together three of renowned philosopher Alan Watts’s seminars. Just over ten hours long, its content is fascinating... Read More

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