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October 26, 2021

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published October 26, 2021. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in October 2021.

Book Review

The Lighthouse

by Anna Gentry

"The Lighthouse" is a satisfying supernatural novel in which human spirits and resilience win out over loss and despair. In Christopher Parker’s supernatural novel The Lighthouse, grief and love are explored in hopeful and mysterious... Read More

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A Particular Madness

by Catherine Thureson

Sheldon Russell’s heartbreaking historical novel "A Particular Madness" is set in midcentury rural Oklahoma. Jacob is the second child in a poor farming family. Much of his childhood is spent in isolation. He has little interest in, or... Read More

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Circle Round

by Danielle Ballantyne

A cogent message of love and acceptance is portrayed through the spare language and delicate watercolor illustrations of this diverse picture book. Children playing in a park gradually join together to form a single playful “circle,”... Read More

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by Danielle Ballantyne

Abstract patterns overlay a swirling storm of cool tones giving way to a warm celebration in this potent story about how, despite appearances, none of us are weathering storms alone. Little Mouse is adrift in a roiling sea, “more than... Read More

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by Suzanne Kamata

In "Correctional", poet and academic Ravi Shankar reckons with his public fall from grace, which landed him in jail, but also allowed for an inside look at the court system of the United States. Born in Washington, D.C. to Brahmin... Read More

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Unforgiving Savage

by John M. Murray

Dave Edlund’s compelling action thriller "Unforgiving Savage" takes a personal turn for its hero, Peter Savage. Peter invented the perfect assassination device: a pulsed energy weapon that’s unaffected by typical sniping conditions.... Read More

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Old Fires

by Eileen Gonzalez

A bereaved widower embarks on a fateful journey in Josh Patrick Sheridan’s spiritual novel, "Old Fires". In between a horrific tour of service in Vietnam and his wife Grace’s death from cancer, Tim had a good life. After Grace’s... Read More

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