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June 13, 2017

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published June 13, 2017. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in June 2017.

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As My Parents Age

by Catherine Reed-Thureson

Caring for aging parents is a reality for many people. It can be very difficult to watch our once strong and active parents decline and need more and more care, be it financial, physical, or emotional. "As My Parents Age", by Cynthia... Read More

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No Turning Back

by Gary Presley

Events cascade at a relentless pace in this perfectly taut psychological thriller. In Tracy Buchanan’s "No Turning Back", a woman defends herself from a young, crazed assailant; when he is killed, her ordered small-town life becomes... Read More

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by John M. Murray

This is science fiction with an ecological focus, delivering a sharp story alongside questions of how humans relate to their world. Brenda Cooper’s "Wilders" is a captivating eco-thriller that finds a young girl breaking free from an... Read More

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by Susan Waggoner

Adua is a memorable, affecting tale of postcolonial Africa. Igiaba Scego’s spare "Adua" brings the decolonialization of Africa to life through the stories of Zoppe and his estranged daughter, Adua. In the 1930s, Somali native Zoppe is... Read More

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In the Woods of Memory

by Meg Nola

An alternating narrative creates a subtle yet intense and multilayered portrait of Okinawans. Shun Medoruma’s "In the Woods of Memory" is a powerful novel of compact complexity, set in the Japanese prefecture of Okinawa. Beginning in... Read More