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March 20, 2018

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published March 20, 2018. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in March 2018.

Book Review

Sinister Summer

by Laura Leavitt

Childhood adventures capture the culture of the 1950s in "Sinister Summer". Lighthearted summer fun mixes with worry and fear in C. A. Hartnell’s "Sinister Summer", a chapter book about faith, family, and friends. In the 1950s, Carol... Read More

Book Review

Scary Spring

by Aimee Jodoin

A historical tale about polio for middle graders, "Scary Spring" stays true to lighthearted aspects of its era. In the spring of 1955, polio ravaged the United States, and Carol Ann, in C. A. Hartnell’s middle grade novel Scary Spring... Read More

Book Review

The Ashokan Way

by Kristine Morris

Gail Straub’s contemplative walks along the Ashokan Reservoir, nestled among the Catskill Mountains, are chronicled in thirty-six poignant and heartfelt essays that are a feast for the senses. As the seasons change, moving through... Read More

Book Review

Two Moons

by Matt Grant

Krystal A. Smith’s "Two Moons" is an imaginative and whimsical collection of speculative short stories focused on themes of love, loss, fertility, and redemption. Each story is more fantastical and surprising than the last. Yet no... Read More

Book Review

Secret Keeper

by Aimee Jodoin

"Secret Keeper" is as gorgeously written as Emily’s process to healing is rendered. This is a standout novel. Jane Alvey Harris’s thoroughly immersive young adult fantasy "Secret Keeper" interweaves a teenage girl’s journey through... Read More

Book Review

Planting for Honeybees

by Matt Sutherland

Everywhere we turn, we are called to action. Keep turning, keep acting. In this case, get your hands dirty. Plant something honeybee friendly to help these buzzing benefactors continue to pollinate 30 percent of the food we eat. The bees... Read More

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