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June 12, 2018

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published June 12, 2018. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in June 2018.

Book Review

Cloud 9

by John M. Murray

"Cloud 9" is a near future thriller about escapism, government control, and maintaining one’s humanity. In N. Matthias Moore’s cyber thriller "Cloud 9", gamers compete to reach a digital heaven first as outside forces conspire to... Read More

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The Acadia Files

by Catherine Thureson

"The Acadia Files" introduces kids to science via the readily observable principles and easy-to-reproduce experiments of its precocious and endlessly curious lead character, Acadia, who’s enjoying the summer before she enters fifth... Read More

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Who Is Vera Kelly?

by Hannah Williams

"Who Is Vera Kelly?" is a lively, suspenseful cinematic novel. This coming-of-age story is set in New York in the early 1960s. Working late-night shifts for a local radio station, Vera is struggling to make ends meet—but someone has... Read More

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Trip Wires

by Katie Asher

Sandra Hunter’s "Trip Wires" is a collection of short stories about the horrors of war, refugee experiences, privilege, and racism. Narrated by children and young adults, each story has themes of profound human connection, love, and... Read More

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The Freeze-Frame Revolution

by Peter Dabbene

Hard science fiction that reads like a first-person parable, Peter Watts’s "The Freeze-Frame Revolution" is thoughtful, suspenseful, and unforgettable. Freedom and near-immortality are the stakes in a multimillion-year mutiny that... Read More

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by Kristine Morris

Obsessed with the rate of sea-level rise, environmental writer Elizabeth Rush traveled extensively along the US coasts and as far afield as Bangladesh, interviewing concerned scientists and coastal dwellers directly affected by... Read More

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Follow the Sun

by Susan Waggoner

Outstanding dialogue and realistic characters illuminate a convincing mystery in Edward J. Delaney’s "Follow the Sun". In coastal New England, tradition-hardened men are up against the sea, a dwindling supply of lobster, and the... Read More

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The Iconoclast's Journal

by Linda Thorlakson

Terry Griggs’s The Iconoclast’s Journal compels thoughts, things, places, and faces to populate its pages with their hidden stories: too outrageous to be believed yet too convincing to be doubted, and universally successful in... Read More

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