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October 24, 2017

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published October 24, 2017. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in October 2017.

Book Review

The 53rd Card

by John M. Murray

"The 53rd Card" is a heavy but rewarding spiritual fantasy. Virginia Weiss’s intensely character-driven "The 53rd Card" chronicles a damaged woman’s attempts to understand her life’s meaning. A life filled with trauma and loss... Read More

Book Review

The Gamekeeper

by Camille-Yvette Welsch

Harris’s poems zero in on poignant moments with vibrant attention to detail. In his poem “Killing the Beast,” Michael Harris writes, “I wanted to slow it all down enough to look at.” That urge to look closely, to relate every... Read More

Book Review

Missing Mr. Wingfield

by Susan Waggoner

"Missing Mr. Wingfield" interweaves strong portraits of a mother and daughter for an eye-opening look at the universality of regret. In E. Christopher Clark’s young adult crossover novel, "Missing Mr. Wingfield", a thirtysomething... Read More

Book Review

A Hero for the Americas

by Jeff Fleischer

The story of Gonzalo Guerrero has long been part history and part legend, with the sixteenth-century sailor treated as a hero or villain depending on who’s telling the tale. In "A Hero for the Americas", Robert Calder tries to put... Read More

Book Review

The Infinite Now

by Meagan Logsdon

The novel’s potent sorcery lies in the humanity of its characters and the energy of its storytelling. Replete with poignant details, Mindy Tarquini’s "The Infinite Now" is an engrossing tightrope walk over the relational lines that... Read More

Book Review

Djinn City

by Michelle Anne Schingler

Hossain’s story ripples with magic and just a dash of something twistedly angelic. Whatever your level of familiarity with beings mythological and godlike, rest assured: you’ve never journeyed with djinn like these before! Saad Z.... Read More

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