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June 1, 2021

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

Book Review

Storm Dragon

by Michelle Anne Schingler

For an Einstein-haired grandfather and a child in galoshes, a seaside storm represents an opening for play acting. Against a smudged landscape that’s enlivened by sweeps of color, the pair, armed with trowels and noise-making items,... Read More

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People of the River

by Susan Waggoner

Grace Karskens’s engrossing history "People of the River" illuminates Australia’s distant past. The book opens in deep history, describing the topography and course of the Hawkesbury-Nepean River, a waterway that curves like a giant... Read More

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The Begonia Killer

by Michele Sharpe

Capturing the intensity of a search for missing children, "The Begonia Killer" interjects an element of romance into its propulsive mystery. Jeff Bond’s mystery novel "The Begonia Killer" combines an urgent search for missing children... Read More

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Bone Broth

by Michelle Anne Schingler

Lyndsey Ellis’s thoughtful multigenerational novel "Bone Broth" is set during the days of the Ferguson protests. Justine and Wesley moved to the suburbs to escape the traps set for residents of the Pruitt-Igoe projects. But decades... Read More

Book Review

How It Works

by Michelle Anne Schingler

Prepare to blast off to the stars—and with the knowledge of the equipment necessary to get back to Earth—with this eye-catching board book that reveals the mechanics behind the magic of going into space. Cutout forms reveal the... Read More

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