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May 23, 2017

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published May 23, 2017. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in May 2017.

Book Review


by Letitia Montgomery-Rodgers

Shtum is a Yiddish word meaning noncommunicative or silent, and that’s where Ben Jewell finds himself in British author Jem Lester’s novel of the same name. Ben’s world is comprised of his autistic son, a troubled marriage, an... Read More

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It's Just So...Little!

by Amanda McCorquodale

It’s Just So … Little! is the perfect book to ease children into having a new sibling. Lizzy is a young red-headed girl with a lot of energy. One fall morning, she realizes she’s outgrown her favorite jacket, and her mom tells her... Read More

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by Peter Dabbene

It’s not often that one sees successful cross-pollination between the worlds of comics and music, but Dave Chisholm accomplishes just that with his graphic novel (and accompanying soundtrack) "Instrumental". Chisholm is an accomplished... Read More

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Full Moon Suppers at Salt Water Farm

by Rachel Jagareski

When Annemarie Ahearn was a teenager, she was dismayed by her parents’ decision to relocate from Wisconsin to build a house on a boggy former sheep farm on the Maine coast. Ahearn’s post-college mindset morphed over time, and... Read More