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  2. Books Published August 1, 2019

August 1, 2019

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published August 1, 2019. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in August 2019.

Book Review

The Lines

by Meg Nola

In Anthony Varallo’s evocative and taut "The Lines", the end of a marriage brings about an unsettling beginning for a family. Set during the 1970s and amid oil and gasoline shortages, the US’s scarcity of fuel and the public’s... Read More

Book Review

War at Sea

by Matt Sutherland

Throughout the ages, humans have always found ingenious ways to kill each other, but a bloodletting milestone was surely reached when the great powers of the classical world—the Egyptians, Phoenicians, Carthaginians, Greeks, Romans, et... Read More

Book Review

God Land

by Melissa Wuske

Lyz Lenz’s "God Land" is a nuanced examination of the political, personal, and religious complexity of middle America. Beginning with Lenz’s own faith-filled dream of a new church (one which ended up dissolving) and the challenge of... Read More

Book Review

The Friendship Lie

by Jessie Horness

Cora, her twin brother Kyle, and their friend Sybella have been inseparable since the second grade. As they start fifth grade, though, conflict arises between Cora and Sybella, and their best-friendship seems doomed. Told through the... Read More

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