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May 9, 2017

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published May 9, 2017. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in May 2017.

Book Review

At the Great Door of Morning

by Matt Sutherland

Oh, you make it look so easy—everyday language, simple truths, no head-scratching allusions or hidden meaning—can you do this in your sleep, Mr. Hedin? Standing on your head? We know better, and stand in awe. With three National... Read More

Book Review

Island Home

by Anna Call

"Island Home" is a lyrical and artistic look into the human relationship to landscape, especially in Australia. Part memoir, part ode, it combines a strong sense of place with a reflection on the personal impact of land, and of what... Read More

Book Review

Wonder Woman

by Peter Dabbene

Greg Rucka, Nicola Scott, and Romulo Fajardo Jr. lay out a thoroughly enjoyable origin story for one of DC’s most famous characters, in their exciting and endearing graphic novel Wonder Woman: Year One. Wonder Woman, despite being... Read More

Book Review

The Blue House

by Robert Foreman

This highly personal narrative produces many spiritual insights. Michael Simmons’s "The Blue House" is a memoir that emphasizes the religious dimensions of the author’s experiences. Simmons, a Christian, came to his faith early in... Read More

Book Review

Tower 18

by Amanda Adams

Exciting and skillfully plotted, "Tower 18" is a gripping, edge-of-your-seat thriller. Thrilling and thought-provoking, "Tower 18" by Tony Bathey explores ruthless political maneuvers and offers copious amounts of scandal. Rival... Read More

Book Review

Luz Bones

by Matt Sutherland

Myrna Stone’s depth of historical knowledge and talent for storytelling should not in any way suggest that her technical skills don’t reach the paygrade of poetry’s big leagues, far from it. Wherefore art thou wherewithal to learn,... Read More

Book Review

Freud's Trip to Orvieto

by Matt Sutherland

In the first few years of the sixteenth century, in Orvieto’s splendid medieval cathedral, Luca Signorelli painted The Last Judgment, a sprawling, shocking fresco of muscled nude men, bared buttocks, horrific violence, antichrists,... Read More

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