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October 8, 2019

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published October 8, 2019. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in October 2019.

Book Review

Ricochet

by Erika Harlitz Kern

Free will clashes with genetic experimentation in Kathryn Berla’s mind-bending science fiction novel, Ricochet. If you asked Tati, she would tell you that she’s a regular high school senior. An academic overachiever, she’s also... Read More

Book Review

Freeman's

by Michelle Anne Schingler

California—land of golden dreams, proud melting pot, home to both the poor and the unimaginably rich—is an amalgam. Her complexities are captured in the essays of Freeman’s: California, which reaches across time and cultures to... Read More

Book Review

The Nurseryman

by Camille-Yvette Welsch

The characters of Arthur Allen’s "The Nurseryman" follow the trail of Martin Frobisher, explorer of the great North, who “discovered” Meta Incognita, now part of Baffin Island. Written in sixteenth-century style, the book’s... Read More

Book Review

Scatterbrain

by Rebecca Foster

One might assume that training brains towards perfection is a worthy goal, but German neuroscientist Henning Beck’s "Scatterbrain" promotes a different perspective. The book refutes received opinions about the brain’s apparent... Read More

Book Review

Watershed

by Meredith Grahl Counts

In Mark Barr’s engrossing historical novel "Watershed", personal and social changes lead to tension in a rural Tennessee town where a post-Depression federal dam project brings work, strangers, and electricity to the region. Claire is... Read More

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