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November 2017

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published November 2017.

Book Review

Suicide Tango

by Nancy Powell

Addressing mental illness from the perspective of a teenager, "Suicide Tango" is a provocative novel. "Suicide Tango" is an unconventional story about teen suicide and mental illness as understood from an adolescent’s perspective,... Read More

Book Review

The Road Taken

by Karen Rigby

A personal account of a full life, "The Road Taken" is a memoir that captures all of the highlights. Through a series of spare vignettes, the memoir "The Road Taken" revisits Rema Lim’s milestones. Black-and-white family photographs... Read More

Book Review

Infants of the Brush

by Karen Rigby

"Infants of the Brush" is a captivating, emotional story that speaks to the powerful will to survive. A novel about indentured boys who fight to earn five guineas for their freedom, Infants of the Brush: A Chimney Sweep’s Story... Read More

Book Review

Caroline Finding Miss Lilly

by Tia Smith

"Caroline Finding Miss Lilly" is an artfully crafted, family-friendly read that showcases the goodness in all people. Sherry Wetherington’s adorable picture book "Caroline Finding Miss Lilly" is filled with colorful illustrations and a... Read More

Book Review

Silent Lucidity

by Melissa Wuske

"Silent Lucidity" is a heroic and delicate tale of healing from familial sexual abuse. Olivia Benson’s chilling and forthright memoir "Silent Lucidity" recalls the deep trauma of incest and illustrates how healing comes from bringing... Read More

Book Review

Rabbi-Pyt

by Carol Davala

"Rabbi-Pyt" is an entertaining children’s book with a positive premise. In Galina Fidler’s inviting children’s picture book "Rabbi-Pyt", an unlikely friendship develops between a rabbit and a python. They work together to solve a... Read More

Book Review

Joe and the Halloween Mystery

by Nancy Powell

The allegorical narrative revolves around a battle with Satan, drawing clear, black-and-white lines. This follow-up to Joe and the Peace Eternal is a swashbuckling biblical fantasy that pits a hunky former Olympian and his trusty,... Read More

Book Review

Lamp Eyes, Look Out!

by Katie Asher

"Lamp Eyes, Look Out!" is an imaginative, often beautiful work of science fiction. Peter Gelman’s "Lamp Eyes, Look Out!" is a poetic and abstract science-fiction response to the current political climate in the West. Mixing Greek... Read More

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