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June 4, 2019

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published June 4, 2019. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in June 2019.

Book Review

Are You Afraid of the Dark Rum?

by Katie Asher

Sam Slaughter’s 90s-themed cocktail book "Are You Afraid of the Dark Rum?" is full of delicious drinks, nostalgia, and just the right amount of corny humor. Puns and plays-on-words are abundant in this book. It induces strong 90s... Read More

Book Review

Brown

by Peter Dabbene

Håkon Øvreås’s "Brown" is a touching, timeless story that captures the unbounded imagination and uncertain innocence of youth. Originally published in Norway, "Brown" has been translated into more than thirty languages and is the... Read More

Book Review

Is 2 a Lot?

by Pallas Gates McCorquodale

Joey and his mom discuss the surprising ways that quantities can be measured and compared in this creative adventure with numbers. It adds up to a whole lot of fun, and active illustrations highlight Joey’s wild imagination as he... Read More

Book Review

Meteorites

by Rebecca Foster

The stories in Julie Paul’s "Meteorites" assess possibilities for growth in the wake of worst case scenarios. Loss and illness become opportunities for restoration that broken characters often overlook. A man travels to Hawaii with the... Read More

Book Review

Among the Lost

by Rebecca Hussey

Emiliano Monge’s "Among the Lost" is a harrowing novel about migration and human trafficking, told from the points of view of both victims and victimizers. Set in an unnamed country that resembles Mexico and taking place over the... Read More

Book Review

Elizabeth of Bohemia

by Meg Nola

David Elias’s "Elizabeth of Bohemia" brings Elizabeth Stuart, the daughter of England’s King James I, to life. Elizabeth was married at age sixteen to Prince Frederick of the Palatinate. Her intelligence, candor, and strong will... Read More

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