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September 1, 2020

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

Book Review

The Lying Life of Adults

by Eileen Gonzalez

The pain of adolescence is complicated by family secrets and persistent grudges in Elena Ferrante’s devastating novel, "The Lying Life of Adults". For thirteen-year-old Giovanna, her father’s side of the family has always been a... Read More

Book Review

Earning Her Business

by Carol Booton

Katie Mares draws on her leadership coaching expertise in "Earning Her Business", a primer on achieving success in business by focusing on the needs of women customers and employees. Arguing that brand perceptions and consumer behaviors... Read More

Book Review

Weird Earth

by Rebecca Foster

In addition to teaching college-level geology and paleontology, Donald R. Prothero is committed to debunking fallacies and conspiracy theories, and his book "Weird Earth" uses logic to refute fringe beliefs about the way the world works.... Read More

Book Review

His Only Wife

by Samantha Ann Ehle

A brave young woman confronts modern-day sexism and classism in Peace Adzo Medie’s novel "His Only Wife". Left penniless after her father’s death, Afi and her mother survive thanks to the wealth of a benefactor, Aunty Faustina. When... Read More

Book Review

The Birthday

by Pallas Gates McCorquodale

Available in English for the first time ever, this timeless and charming Swiss children’s classic chronicles Lisette’s seventy-sixth birthday celebration, planned with much ado by a menagerie of pets and barnyard animals. The animals... Read More

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The Savior of 6th Street

by Kristen Rabe

"The Savior of 6th Street" is Orlando Ortega-Medina’s lucid and engrossing new novel about a man who grows up in Los Angeles’s dark, 1980s underworld. Virgilio is twenty years old, an accomplished artist, and street smart. He lives... Read More

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