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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

The Tiny Journalist

by Letitia Montgomery-Rodgers

Written to honor youth activists Janna Jihad Ayyad and her cousin Ahed Tamimi, Naomi Shihab Nye’s "The Tiny Journalist" uses poetry to blend stories and speak truth to power about the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. Amid unfathomable... Read More

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Gillyflower

by Karen Rigby

"Gillyflower" is an intelligent romance about frustrated encounters. In Diane Wald’s meditative literary novel "Gillyflower", a fan is beguiled with an actor. In 1984, Nora watches an Irish “actor’s actor,” Hugh, perform in a... Read More

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Who's Afraid of AI?

by Matt Sutherland

If you’re worried about computers becoming masters of the world, don’t hold your breath: the greatest minds in artificial intelligence can’t imagine even the first baby steps to building a machine as complex as the human brain,... Read More

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Ocean Outbreak

by Barry Silverstein

Drew Harvell’s "Ocean Outbreak" is an engaging, eye-opening report on the diseases affecting the health of the ocean. The world’s warming waters precipitate marine disease, and Harvell—relying on her own knowledge and timely... Read More

Book Review

Prep

by Rachel Jagareski

It’s not difficult to slip into the trap of eating out way too often when you’re first living on your own, especially given the allure of pub grub and takeout. As a dietician and the mother of three teenagers, Katie Morford offers a... Read More

Book Review

Starworld

by Ho Lin

In Audrey Coulthurst and Paula Garner’s touching "Starworld", high schoolers Sam Jones and Zoe Miller are the unlikeliest of matches. Sam is an awkward, artistic brainiac, and Zoe is outgoing, popular, and has a jock boyfriend.... Read More

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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

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