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April 16, 2019

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published April 16, 2019. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in April 2019.

Book Review

Luca's Bridge

by Pallas Gates McCorquodale

Told in alternating English and Spanish, El puente de Luca is the timely tale of a family’s resiliency, strength, and devotion as they are voluntarily deported from the United States to Mexico. Emotions run high as Luca struggles to... Read More

Book Review

All My Colors

by Michelle Anne Schingler

Someday, Todd Milstead is going to be a great writer. Never mind that he’s in his forties with nothing to indicate this, save the flattery of a local bookseller and the regular gatherings he hosts with other self-proclaimed writers. In... Read More

Book Review

Sweeney on the Rocks

by Linda Thorlakson

Allen Morris Jones’s "Sweeney on the Rocks" is a quick-witted, dark-humored crime novel whose clever plot twists and morbid sarcasm never let up. Its characters, relationships, and mob-versus-the-law moralities are excavated to an... Read More

Book Review

The Gifts We Keep

by Camille-Yvette Welsch

In her novel "The Gifts We Keep", Katie Grindeland layers revelations over misunderstandings to spin a complex and ultimately unsustainable web of secrets between a family, their neighbor, and the ten-year-old girl who comes to stay with... Read More

Book Review

The City of Veils

by Catherine Thureson

S. Usher Evans’s tight-woven fantasy "The City of Veils" focuses on a strong young woman who is determined to take care of her home and its people. When she was young, Brynna ran away from an arranged marriage. For years she has lived... Read More

Book Review

The Parrot's Perch

by Mari Carlson

A courageous story of surviving government corruption, The Parrot’s Perch is an often harrowing memoir. Karen Keilt’s brave memoir The Parrot’s Perch, told partially through a 2013 interview with the Brazilian National Truth... Read More