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September 12, 2017

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published September 12, 2017. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in September 2017.

Book Review

For Two Thousand Years

by Kristen Rabe

This newly translated novel explores timeless themes of acceptance and struggle with power, grace, and insight. "For Two Thousand Years" is a profoundly moving novel that brilliantly captures the complex tensions of Eastern Europe prior... Read More

Book Review

Lies She Told

by Angela McQuay

The line between a novelist and her creations blurs in this swift psychological thriller. "Lies She Told" blurs the line between fact and fiction to plumb the depths of a woman on the brink of collapse. Liza is a thriller writer who... Read More

Book Review

Jerusalem Ablaze

by Jeff Fleischer

These thirteen stories are atmospheric, focusing on complicated relationships with skill. More than a little dark, but still grounded, Orlando Ortega-Medina’s Jerusalem Ablaze: Stories of Love and Other Obsessions is a strong debut... Read More

Book Review

If Clara

by Meredith Grahl Counts

"If Clara" is moving and wiry, and full of poetic coincidences. A story of artistic accomplishment and mental struggles, "If Clara" comes through four narrators who are connected to the enigmatic title character. Creative, troubled, and... Read More

Book Review

The Execution of God

by Jeremiah Rood

Hood finds human-shaped hope even in the desperate landscape of a death-penalty-obsessed culture. Jeff Hood’s The Execution of God: Encountering the Death Penalty doesn’t just make the case that God is dead, but that each of us... Read More

Book Review

Salt Creek

by Gary Presley

Settings are technicolor in this brilliant and engaging historical novel. Lucy Treloar’s "Salt Creek" is a mesmerizing novel in which an English woman reminisces about her Australian youth and the tragedies that befell her family. In... Read More

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