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  2. Books Published January 1, 2020

January 1, 2020

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published January 1, 2020. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in January 2020.

Book Review

I Am Different---Just Like You!

by Ian Dailey

I Am Different—Just Like You! is a solid reading time tool for fostering attitudes of acceptance. Rebecca DalMolin’s heartfelt picture book I Am Different—Just Like You! focuses on what it’s like to have Down syndrome, and is... Read More

Book Review

Jazz Fly 3

by Laura Leavitt

Between its colorful, dynamic illustrations and clever linguistic elements, "Jazz Fly 3" is truly magnifique. Matthew Gollub’s glamorous picture book "Jazz Fly 3" is full of fun, music, and adventure—as fun to read as it is to listen... Read More

Book Review


by Claire Foster

"HomoAmerican" is a record of Michael K. Dane’s struggle to break free and live in full, open celebration of himself at a time when gay rights were stifled, hidden, and silenced. History, memory, and imagination converge in Michael K.... Read More

Book Review

The Meaning of Life

by Andrea Hammer

"The Meaning of Life" is an ambitious self-help work about achieving personal satisfaction. Nathanael Garrett Novosel’s philosophical and scientific treatise, "The Meaning of Life", suggests means of finding greater fulfillment. The... Read More

Book Review

Blood-Red Mist

by John M. Murray

"Blood-Red Mist" is a heartfelt paranormal mystery whose endearing heroine overshadows its darker elements. In Michael Allan Scott’s paranormal thriller "Blood-Red Mist", a psychic police consultant tries to save a life, rather than... Read More

Book Review

Off Island

by Karen Rigby

Lara Tupper’s melancholy alternative history combines the romance of visionary, socially outlying artists with down-to-earth events that reveal them as fallible people. "Off Island" reimagines Paul Gauguin’s final year and connects... Read More

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