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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.

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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

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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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Sedition

by Camille-Yvette Welsch

In E. M. Wright’s steampunk, alternative past novel, humans become biomaton slaves when their body parts are replaced with mechanical ones, and their brains are changed to suit their new stations by dampening or removing all human... Read More

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Del Rio

by Carolina Ciucci

"Del Rio" is a suspenseful international thriller involving two countries, multiple crimes, and a district attorney driven by the need to succeed. Jane Rosenthal’s fast thriller "Del Rio" tackles questions of justice, oppression, and... Read More