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February 15, 2017

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published February 15, 2017. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in February 2017.

Book Review

The Magdalene Malediction

by Karen Rigby

History is presented in lucid, lurid passages in "The Magdalene Malediction", a novel focused on an extraordinary woman who inspires devotion. Last in the medieval Ordeal by Fire trilogy, "The Magdalene Malediction" returns to the idea... Read More

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by Aimee Jodoin

This eloquent and action-packed coming-of-age tale is placed in its rural setting with literary flair. Gene Scott offers a dramatic analysis of the opioid addiction crisis in America with his novel "Jellybeaners", a work with biting... Read More

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by Tia Smith

"Ephaidria" is a suspenseful, out-of-this-world adventure with breathtaking world-building and fun, lovable characters. Jim Grieco’s "Ephaidria" is a complex science fiction and fantasy novel that builds up a world of magic and... Read More

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Evil Speaks

by Meredith Grahl Counts

Classic elements are woven into this fast new adventure with plenty of twists, battles with monsters, and teenage attitude. S. Woffington’s fantasy novel, "Evil Speaks", weaves suspense into an action-packed plot and brings characters... Read More

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Waipi'o Valley

by Patricia Kutza

Waipi’o Valley is a long work of Hawaiian history that entices readers toward the islands. With their breathtaking beauty and fascinating cultural history, the Hawaiian islands capture the imaginations of tourists and residents... Read More

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by Amanda Adams

"Suckle" is an ambitious look at the decisions made by a man struck with an extraordinary talent. An outlandish exploration of the ways loneliness, love, and loss manifest themselves in a seemingly ordinary man, "Suckle", by Benjamin... Read More