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May 15, 2018

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published May 15, 2018. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in May 2018.

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Tucumcari

by Monica Carter

The narrator of Patrick Parks’s surrealistic novel "Tucumcari" is a man who floats through memories and time, addressing ash-covered cities, the atom bomb, and his wife. Lean, direct prose anchors his feverish meanderings. Fantastical... Read More

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Jamie is Jamie

by Pallas Gates McCorquodale

Whether with blocks and trucks or dolls and dress-up, there are many fun ways to play at preschool, and Jamie enjoys each one, slowly teaching new friends what it means to be yourself. Confident with shaggy hair, freckles, and wearing... Read More

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Pure & Simple

by Susan Waggoner

In Pure & Simple, wool artist Maggie Bonanomi turns her rustic-chic design eye to easy projects that can be done at home without special equipment or skills. The book’s seventeen projects reflect the natural world, with items like... Read More

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Hog Wild

by Angela McQuay

In Lynn Waltz’s Hog Wild: The Battle for Workers’ Rights at the World’s Largest Slaughterhouse, the dangerous and exploitative meat-packing industry receives fresh focus through a fourteen-year campaign to unionize the Smithfield... Read More

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By the Shore

by Kristine Morris

If you’re looking for a guide to all things Pacific Northwest that’s just about perfect, this is it. Author Nancy Blakey offers a wealth of information, from a description of the exquisite “sound of silence” at the Hoh Rain... Read More

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The Campout Cookbook

by Rachel Jagareski

The important message underpinning Marnie Hanel and Jen Stevenson’s otherwise playful "The Campout Cookbook" is tucked at the end: “On a small scale, we think the best thing you can do for the environment is to bring your friends... Read More

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