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September 5, 2017

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published September 5, 2017. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in September 2017.

Book Review

Secret New Orleans

by Matt Sutherland

Oh, the world is an interesting place—so much to see, to learn about, to take pleasure in. But, consider for a moment how a place earns its status as a tourist destination. Why did ABC historic village get listed in the travel books... Read More

Book Review

Across the China Sea

by Meg Nola

A quietly luminous narrative follows five displaced children and reimagines the notion of family. In Gaute Heivoll’s "Across the China Sea", a son returns to his childhood home in rural Norway, prepared to clean out the house following... Read More

Book Review

Get Well Soon

by Monica Carter

A misanthropic lead makes this humorous, character-driven novel impossible to forget. Marie-Sabine Roger, author of Soft in the Head and Afternoons with Margueritte, continues with character-driven narratives in her third novel, "Get... Read More

Book Review

The Han Agent

by Benjamin Welton

"The Han Agent" is a surefire genre hit, fast-paced and full of elements of mystery and adventure. In the gripping thriller "The Han Agent" by Amy Rogers, World War II-era history, ultranationalism, and biological genocide intertwine.... Read More

Book Review

The Day the Angels Fell

by Meagan Logsdon

Though draped in the mythic, the novel’s blood and bones are thoroughly and relatably human. The otherworldly and the mundane collide in Shawn Smucker’s "The Day the Angels Fell", a humanizing tale of cosmic proportions. When death... Read More

Book Review

A Murder in Music City

by Meredith Grahl Counts

"A Murder in Music City" imparts a great sense of 1960s Nashville as it unfolds an old crime in the present day. Eighteen-year-old college student Paula Herring was shot dead at her mother’s Nashville home in 1964, with her young... Read More

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