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October 17, 2017

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published October 17, 2017. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in October 2017.

Book Review

When Cotton Was King

by Joseph S. Pete

Meticulously researched and plotted, the novel threads the Blackstone family seamlessly through the narrative of the Civil War and the preceding conditions. Alvin S. Yusin’s historical novel "When Cotton Was King" is a... Read More

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The Floating World

by Michelle Anne Schingler

Brutal honesty wins out over artifice in this story of the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Sometimes, despite the best preparations we make: levees break, defenses fall. Such vulnerabilities are an overarching theme of C. Morgan... Read More

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The Wild Book

by Claire Foster

This is a beautifully written ode to the inherent magic of books and reading. Books are portals to other worlds. In "The Wild Book", a young boy learns about the power of stories when he explores his uncle’s enchanted library of... Read More

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Origins of a Story

by Matt Sutherland

Stories have stories, and when these stories are about stories like To Kill a Mockingbird or Frankenstein or Lolita or Charlotte’s Web or another classic, beloved novel, those stories take on great meaning. Of Infinite Jest, in an... Read More

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