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April 6, 2021

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published April 6, 2021. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in April 2021.

Book Review

The Third Mrs. Galway

by Karen Rigby

Deirdre Sinnott’s potent historical novel "The Third Mrs. Galway" covers the early abolitionist movement in New York via the story of a multidimensional family. Helen is young when she marries Augustin Galway, an older financier... Read More

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The Pocket Chaotic

by Danielle Ballantyne

Alexander is a joey who loves his mother and the familiar comfort of her pouch, but who finds that it is getting rather crowded as of late. Handfuls of sweets, a toy car, and a recorder are just some of the things Alexander finds... Read More

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A Better Life

by Camille-Yvette Welsch

In poems both elegiac and snarky, Randall Mann questions what makes a better life for a middle-aged gay man living through the historic days of Covid and a federal assault on LGBTQ+ rights. The poems, though focused through the lens of... Read More

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A River Called Time

by Aimee Jodoin

Courttia Newland’s "A River Called Time" is an expansive speculative novel in which the British did not colonize Africa, but instead sought to learn from its cultures. In an alternate reality London, Markriss has been selected to live... Read More

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by Matt Sutherland

While the rest of us mumble, look away, and generally avoid matters of consequence, poets seek no such cover. Indeed, Heather Altfeld and others of her inquisitive ilk lead the interrogation of a mad world. Winner of the Pablo Neruda... Read More

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Mere Extinction

by Matt Sutherland

Upon learning of her adaptive scriptwriting accomplishments, we can fix the explanation for Evie Christie’s complex use of motivation, conflict, pathos, and trauma—humanity’s theater writ large in her work. That she does it with... Read More

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