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July 20, 2021

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published July 20, 2021. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in July 2021.

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Paradise, WV

by Claire Foster

In the layered thriller "Paradise, WV", a rural town suffers from the “municipal leprosy” of the stigmatized opioid epidemic. A string of grisly murders links the misery of the town’s present to its gory past—and to a convicted... Read More

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Celeste and Chris

by Mari Carlson

The coming-of-age buddy novel "Celeste and Chris" features a tantalizing peek into a bygone era. Set in the 1960s, Manjula Lisa Stokes’s novel "Celeste and Chris" concerns the loving facets of two soul twins’ lifelong friendship. In... Read More

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Clean Sweep

by Aimee Jodoin

"Clean Sweep" is a heartrending novel in which a privileged woman learns empathy—and about how families don’t have to be based on genetic bonds. In E. B. Lee’s novel "Clean Sweep", an under served New York City community transforms... Read More

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by Kristine Morris

Human beings have been obsessed with the color blue for thousands of years, and in "Blue", science journalist Kai Kupferschmidt travels the globe to discover why it has always been so special. Strange as it may seem, science is only... Read More