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September 19, 2017

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published September 19, 2017. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in September 2017.

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The Forgotten Beasts of Eld

by Hannah Hohman

Quiet, magical spaces and kingdoms in turmoil intersect, making for a wondrous reading experience. "The Forgotten Beasts of Eld" is a lyrically written, intricate fantasy focused on one woman’s life and loves. Sybel is a wizard, secure... Read More

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The King of Lighting Fixtures

by Karen Rigby

Olivas’s bold insistence on leaving a few seams visible makes his stories resound as a fascinating exploration of the art of storytelling. Angelenos on the margins make their entrance in The King of Lighting Fixtures, a collection of... Read More

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Love You Always

by Pallas Gates McCorquodale

Whether singing, dancing, or grumbling on the verge of a tantrum, Eileen Spinelli’s "Love You Always" conveys a message of unconditional love through simple, charmingly melodic verses and lovely pastel-hued vignettes from Gillian... Read More

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Into the Mystic

by Sarah White

Christopher Hill links the ecstatic, trippy, profound music of the great performers of the 1960s to the mystical traditions of gospel, folklore, and esoteric religious groups, in "Into the Mystic", which goes beyond love songs and... Read More

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Rise of the Jumbies

by Catherine Thureson

Based on the myths of West Africa and the Caribbean, Tracey Baptiste’s "Rise of the Jumbies" is an engaging story full of danger and discovery. When children begin to disappear from their island home in the Caribbean, Corrine’s... Read More

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Rise Up

by Barry Silverstein

The goal of "Rise Up" is a noble one—to teach business executives “how to build a socially conscious business.” Russ Stoddard, who founded such a business himself and now builds brands for purpose-driven companies, provides the... Read More

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Roxie & Fred

by Claire Foster

Sharp and sensual, Roxie and Fred is a provocative love story that explores a May-December relationship. Is it ever too late to fall in love again? On her way into her eighties, Roxie is in a contemplative phase. She has had her share of... Read More

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