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February 7, 2017

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published February 7, 2017. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in February 2017.

Book Review

The Blue Moon Narthex

by Angela McQuay

Dystopian elements and characters whose interactions speak to inclusivity make this an appealing adventure for young adults. A rollicking young adult adventure with solid plotting, likable characters, and plenty of imagination, "The Blue... Read More

Book Review

Nowhere Near You

by Stephanie Bucklin

In this epistolary novel, the sequel to Because You’ll Never Meet Me, Ollie and Moritz take up their correspondence once again. Each is going through major changes in this alternative world: Ollie is going on his first road trip away... Read More

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Grizzly Peak

by Rebecca Foster

Jonathan London’s "Grizzly Peak" is the third novel in the gripping Aaron’s Wilderness adventure series. Aaron has changed: he has quit sports, gotten into rap music, and let his grades slip. Then a teacher finds a Swiss Army knife... Read More

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Liberating Minds

by Rachel Jagareski

Lagemann’s illuminating work argues that college prison programs have wide-ranging benefits for all. In "Liberating Minds", Ellen Condliffe Lagemann persuasively argues for more college opportunities in prisons. She details how the... Read More

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The Voices of Martyrs

by Peter Dabbene

Broaddus’s stories are a roller-coaster of imaginativeness, both speculative and unique. A fertile imagination, combined with elements of the black experience, makes Maurice Broaddus’s story collection "The Voices of Martyrs" a... Read More

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by Pallas Gates McCorquodale

This fantasy contains enough twists, turns, and fantastical elements to keep audiences intrigued. In a land where islands float in the sky and horses grow wings, Elia is adrift, caught in the middle of a deception that spans generations... Read More