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August 27, 2019

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published August 27, 2019. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in August 2019.

Book Review

Trans+

by Eileen Gonzalez

Kathryn Gonzales and Karen Rayne’s accessible "Trans+" covers the challenges that transgender, nonbinary, and questioning teenagers and young adults are likely to face. "Trans+" is a guide through the joys and risks of coming out,... Read More

Book Review

Who Are You, Calvin Bledsoe?

by Ho Lin

Calvin Bledsoe is middle-aged, glum, and in dire need of a shakeup. Saddled with a strict Calvinist upbringing thanks to his celebrity mother, he’s freshly divorced and stuck writing a blog for a pellet stove company in small-town... Read More

Book Review

From the Shadows

by Ho Lin

Damián Lobo is a fix-it man who’s unable to fix his own life. Middle-aged and just laid off from his dead end janitorial job, he wanders Madrid’s streets alone, imagining himself as an interview subject—and figure of ridicule—on... Read More

Book Review

Write On, Sisters!

by Melissa Wuske

Brooke Warner’s "Write On, Sisters!" is a detailed study of gender in writing and publishing and an inviting call to action for women who write. The book begins with the bad news: women face a wide array of challenges when it comes to... Read More