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May 18, 2021

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published May 18, 2021. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in May 2021.

Book Review

Fate Accompli

by Jeana Jorgensen

"Fate Accompli" is an ambitious mythological novel that explores the role of fate in the lives of both gods and mortals. Keith R. Fentonmiller’s historical fantasy novel "Fate Accompli" is a humorous romp spanning time, fate, and... Read More

Book Review

Tante Eva

by Michelle Anne Schingler

Paula Bomer’s stark historical novel is set among the detritus left behind when the Berlin Wall fell. After World War II, Eva and her husband, Hugo, made the natural choice to live in the GDR, reasoning that communists saved him from... Read More

Book Review

Lost in Summerland

by Peter Dabbene

Barrett Swanson’s eloquent book "Lost in Summerland" combines personal essays, journalism, and travelogues into a memorable collection. The book opens with “Notes from a Last Man,” which at first seems to be an essay about spending... Read More

Book Review

Embodied

by Peter Dabbene

Verse and visuals meet, with spectacular results, in the graphic anthology "Embodied". Poetry is a visual medium, not just an oral one: the placements of words and blank spaces are often intended to appeal to the eye, and they affect the... Read More

Book Review

In the Event of Contact

by Elaine Chiew

Distance, psychological and physical, runs through Ethel Rohan’s short story collection In The Event of Contact. Here, contact, or the lack thereof, signals loss, emptiness, and need. Meanwhile, intimacy is a double-edged sword. In... Read More

Book Review

Turning Down the Noise

by Melissa Wuske

Heartfelt and with touches of humor, Christine Jackman’s "Turning Down the Noise" showcases the inviting power of silence. The book tracks Jackson’s growth into appreciation of the practice of silence. Her development happened in... Read More

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