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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.

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Gumshoe in the Dark

by Angela McQuay

Rob Leininger’s "Gumshoe in the Dark" is a twisty mystery that benefits from dark humor and unforgettable characters. Mort is an ex-IRS agent and a current PI who has a knack for finding high-profile dead bodies. He’s on his way to a... Read More

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Wild Nights Out

by Kristen Rabe

Chris Salisbury’s "Wild Nights Out" is a fun, inventive adventure guide about helping children explore nature after dark. This comprehensive handbook is loaded with activities and information to enrich children’s experiences of the... Read More

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Barcelona Dreaming

by Karen Rigby

Linked by incisive narrators and chance encounters, Rupert Thomson’s alluring novel "Barcelona Dreaming" braids three stories into a lush exploration of love and unmet longings. In “The Giant of Sarriá,” Amy, a British expat,... Read More

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The Best of World SF

by Claire Foster

Although science fiction imagines diverse, imaginative, and frightening futures, genre anthologies rarely achieve the brilliant range and diversity of voices of The Best of World SF: Volume 1. Edited by Lavie Tidhar, this labor of love... Read More

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Girl in the Walls

by Claire Foster

In Katy Michelle Quinn’s visceral, fervent novel "Girl in the Walls", the only queer kid in a traditional town finds a balm in an otherworldly ally. When Vernon’s family relocates from Seattle to a small town, their developing... Read More

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Catch the Rabbit

by Kristen Rabe

In Lana Bastašić’s inventive, passionate novel "Catch the Rabbit", childhood friends reunite for a road trip from Bosnia to Vienna. Sara fled Bosnia to build a new life in Dublin with her boyfriend, Michael. Ensconced in an apartment... Read More

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The Kissing Bug

by Susan Waggoner

In "The Kissing Bug", Daisy Hernández recounts watching her aunt die from a little known or understood disease. Years later, Hernández set out to learn more, and entered into a harrowing medical mystery. Hernández’s memories of her... Read More

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