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April 14, 2020

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published April 14, 2020. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in April 2020.

Book Review

Riven

by Matt Sutherland

Grief won’t suffer fools. What and how we grieve is the truest thing we know about ourselves. What Catherine Owen mines from her experience of losing a young spouse to drug addiction is extraordinary for its sweep. Her depths come to... Read More

Book Review

Nerve

by Matt Sutherland

To what can we attribute a phobia? Is it a bad memory metastasized, or is extreme fear unrelated, or not always related, to memory? Furthermore, what exactly happens when we feel fear? Does the feeling of fear prompt the body to tighten... Read More

Book Review

Mortal Sight

by Edith Wairimu

In Sandra Fernandez Rhoads’s young adult fantasy, "Mortal Sight", an ambitious teenager directs her unearthly powers to destroying vicious monsters, endangering the lives of those around her. Since she was seven, Cera and her mother... Read More

Book Review

The Heartsick Diaspora

by Ho Lin

Riffing on the collisions between tradition and modernity, Elaine Chiew’s winsome, playful, and sometimes wistful short story collection "The Heartsick Diaspora" hopscotches across continents and time periods, focusing on Malaysians at... Read More

Book Review

Spacefarers

by Melissa Wuske

Christopher Wanjek’s "Spacefarers" charts the way to an intriguing, not-too-distant future. Humans could be living in space within ten years. In some ways, that sounds far-fetched, and yet fifty years after humans first set foot on the... Read More

Book Review

Mosquito Supper Club

by Rachel Jagareski

Chef Melissa M. Martin first opened the Mosquito Supper Club in New Orleans as a pop-up in 2014, introducing diners to authentic Cajun food and tales about the cooks, fishers, and farmers who live and work in southern Louisiana. The... Read More

Book Review

Earth Almanac

by Kristine Morris

Naturalist Ken Keffer’s "Earth Almanac" is a delightful, fact-rich immersion into the seasonal wonders of the natural world. Beginning with the winter solstice, the book gives budding naturalists a good overview of what goes on... Read More

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