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May 1, 2021

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published May 1, 2021. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in May 2021.

Book Review

Family Reunion

by Danielle Ballantyne

With an emphasis on the sanctity of family reunions in Black American families, "Family Reunion" is a sweet story about opening yourself up to new experiences—and finding unexpected delights. A young boy would rather stay home and play... Read More

Book Review

Hashtag Good Guy with a Gun

by Ho Lin

Packed with violence and mordant humor, Jeff Chon’s novel "Hashtag Good Guy with a Gun" is unsparing in delivering cutting commentary about contemporary America. When Scott, a disgraced former high school teacher, invades a pizza... Read More

Book Review

David and Ameena

by Claire Foster

Meatballs, free jazz, and subway singers? This is a fine romance. A fanciful courtship flourishes between two artistic loners in "David and Ameena", whose leads deal with connections, synchronicity, and cultural differences. David and... Read More

Book Review

Anyone for Edmund?

by Wendy Hinman

Simon Edge’s rollicking novel "Anyone for Edmund?" romps through Medieval British history with style. A team of archaeologists discovers the bones of St. Edmund, the English king and martyr, beneath tennis courts that are near the... Read More

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