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June 16, 2020

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published June 16, 2020. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in June 2020.

Book Review

Such a Library!

by Pallas Gates McCorquodale

A Yiddish folktale about a noisy house is reimagined for a new generation in this story, set in a library, about a young patron who’s reminded by the enthusiastic librarian, Miss Understood, to appreciate what he has, because... Read More

Book Review

Vera Kelly Is Not a Mystery

by Delia Stanley

In Rosalie Knecht’s Vera Kelly is Not a Mystery, a former CIA agent balances her work duties with romance in her new role as a private investigator. Vera hoped for a more normal life after being abandoned by the CIA, but when she loses... Read More

Book Review

Brother's Keeper

by Camille-Yvette Welsch

In North Korea in 1950, twelve-year-old Pak Sora sees her father only when he arises from the hole the family of five has dug for him in the backyard so that he can avoid being conscripted into the army. The family cowers in place as... Read More

Book Review

This Little Family

by Mari Carlson

Inès Bayard’s novel This Little Family, translated from French, is about the devastating aftermath of a rape. Raised in a loving household outside of Paris, Marie moves into the city as an adult. She works, dines out, and promenades... Read More

Book Review

This Is How We Change the Ending

by Tanisha Rule

Teenagers take charge in Vikki Wakefield’s coming of age tale, "This Is How We Change the Ending". Nate and his best mate Merrick take the scenic route home each day from school to avoid the local tough guys. The back roads make for a... Read More