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July 7, 2020

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published July 7, 2020. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in July 2020.

Book Review

La Leona

by Karen Rigby

In James Gallant’s erudite short story collection, "La Leona", musicians witness European history from the sidelines. These intricate stories traverse medieval Spain, Elizabethan Denmark, and revolutionary France. In “Isaac Albéniz... Read More

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Sensation Machines

by Michelle Anne Schingler

Adam Wilson’s near-future "Sensation Machines" is a delayed bildungsroman for a whole generation. Wendy and Michael met as college students in New York while navigating the detritus of September 11, 2001. He was a Marshall Mathers... Read More

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Winter of the Wolf

by Angela McQuay

In Martha Hunt Handler’s young adult mystery "Winter of the Wolf", a girl recovering from her brother’s death searches for answers. Bean is devastated when her brother, Sam, is found dead after an apparent suicide. As her family... Read More

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The Good Luck Stone

by Meg Nola

In Heather Bell Adams’s novel "The Good Luck Stone", wartime memories haunt a ninety-year-old woman, who also struggles to maintain her personal independence. During World War II, Audrey ventured beyond her genteel Southern upbringing... Read More

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American Follies

by Karen Rigby

Norman Lock’s dark, carnivalesque "American Follies" mines the seamier side of the 1880s through a woman’s febrile imagination and New York sojourns. Ellen, who was once Henry James’s typist, now helps Susan B. Anthony and... Read More

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Brave Talk

by Melissa Wuske

"Brave Talk" is a transformative self-help book that’s focused on conflict resolution. In this polarized world, Melody Stanford Martin knows, conflict is everywhere. While discussions of how to proceed often revolve around compromise... Read More

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