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April 20, 2021

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published April 20, 2021. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in April 2021.

Book Review

Bear’s Bicycle

by Danielle Ballantyne

Bear is training hard for the woodland’s community bike ride, Summer Scoot. But he can’t seem to find his bicycle legs, even though he is using the same instructional book as everyone else. After running—and crashing—into some... Read More

Book Review

The Life and Times of Jo Mora

by Joe Taylor

Peter Hiller’s illuminating biography "The Life and Times of Jo Mora" tours the works of one of the most productive, multitalented artists of twentieth-century America. Containing two hundred photographs of Mora’s work and excerpts... Read More

Book Review

Don't Call It a Cult

by Claire Foster

Journalist Sarah Berman brings her signature gimlet eye and impeccable reporting to the story of the NXIVM women in Don’t Call It a Cult, a chilling true crime account. Convicted in 2019 of federal crimes including sex trafficking,... Read More

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Water I Won't Touch

by Claire Foster

“Haven’t we all chewed / through something tough and survived?” asks poet Kayleb Rae Candrilli in their collection Water I Won’t Touch, an intimate exploration of gender. Candrilli’s writing is poised yet vulnerable, always... Read More

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We Are Bridges

by Monica Carter

Cassandra Lane’s hybrid memoir "We Are Bridges" incorporates imagined histories and evocative memories into its multigenerational tale of trauma. In the moment that Lane decided to have a baby, she also became determined to discover... Read More

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Living Within the Wild

by Rebecca Foster

Mother–daughter pair Kirsten and Mandy Dixon manages a set of family businesses in Alaska, including two lodges, a café, and a cooking school. Their cookbook, "Living Within the Wild", collects rustic yet elegant recipes that serve as... Read More

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