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January 31, 2017

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published January 31, 2017. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in January 2017.

Book Review

Dream with Me

by Kristine Morris

Perkins calls for a new reality in race relations, one in which “true justice is wrapped up in love.” John M. Perkins’s Dream with Me: Race, Love, and the Struggle We Must Win is the powerful testament of a man who was brought to... Read More

Book Review

Loving vs. Virginia

by Stephanie Bucklin

Can love conquer all? That is the question addressed in "Loving vs. Virginia", a novel told in alternating perspectives. Two lovers of different races struggle to achieve the right to wed in a society that may not be ready to accept... Read More

Book Review

The Year of Small Things

by Meredith Grahl Counts

This funny and grace-filled project shows that living simply is doable—especially if you’ve got a supportive team. In "The Year of Small Things", two families share their yearlong project of living in a way that is more in tune with... Read More

Book Review

The Charm Buyers

by Shana Creaney

"The Charm Buyers" is a thought-provoking insight into a time of cultural change. "The Charm Buyers", by Lillian Howan, is a novel about family drama and expectation, cultural assimilation, and the mystical sense of ancient ideas that... Read More

Book Review

Earth as It Is

by Amanda Adams

Both loving and heartbreaking, Earth As It Is lends a new perspective to an ongoing dialogue. Jan Maher’s Earth As It Is is a heartfelt story about an extraordinary life. Charlie is a heterosexual man who grows up wanting to wear... Read More

Book Review


by Sarah E. White

Bulky, super bulky, and jumbo yarns are making a big impact in fashion and in knitting. The large scale makes for dramatic garments that knit up quickly, and this is a fun way to play with texture and color when combining yarns to make... Read More

Book Review

The Edge of Everything

by Kelly Thunstrom

This is a brilliant and imaginative novel, filled with poignant scenes and sympathetic characters. Suspense, romance, and supernatural elements come together in Jeff Giles’s The Edge of Everything, a novel that stands out brilliantly... Read More