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January 15, 2019

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published January 15, 2019. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in January 2019.

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Mala Vida

by Daniel Schindel

Real history and contemporary events collide in Marc Fernandez’s crime novel "Mala Vida". Radio host Diego Martin finds himself the Spanish media’s token leftist after an election brings the nationalist party back into power. Then,... Read More

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Something like Breathing

by Aimee Jodoin

On a remote island off the coast of Scotland, two young girls navigate the judgement of their peers and the adults in their lives. Angela Readman’s "Something like Breathing" pairs nuanced observations with an atmospheric setting to... Read More

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by Kristine Morris

From the wild dance of the Aurora Borealis to the vivid greens of hillside mosses to the jewel tones of the long summer twilight, those who think of Iceland as a drab, colorless place will be surprised by photographer Tony Sweet’s... Read More

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To Keep the Sun Alive

by Ho Lin

An intimate yet sprawling chronicle of life in Iran before and during its revolutionary years in the late seventies, Rabeah Ghaffari’s "To Keep the Sun Alive" presents the nation’s monumental changes from the perspective of a small... Read More

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by Peter Dabbene

A decidedly non-superhero “team book,” "Cellies" is the fun and briskly paced story of six employees of a mobile phone retail store. Led by their gung-ho but slightly dim manager, Christian, the Jog Mobile crew attempt to manage... Read More