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November 16, 2021

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published November 16, 2021. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in November 2021.

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by Jeana Jorgensen

Even the scions of truth and justice have dark secrets in "Branded", an imaginative urban fantasy novel. Joseph T. Humphrey’s "Branded" is a fast fantasy novel that plumbs the natures of reality, truth, and family. Henry is a high... Read More

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Somebody Loves You

by Rebecca Foster

In poet Mona Arshi’s debut novel "Somebody Loves You", Ruby, who was born to Indian parents in England, stopped talking at school. She goes to see various therapists. Her older sister, Rania, is artistic but morbid. The girls’ mother... Read More

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Abraham's Silence

by Jeremiah Rood

J. Richard Middleton’s impressive theological text considers how best to talk to God about human suffering and injustice. Exploring two pivotal biblical stories—those of Abraham and Job—to consider human communication with God, the... Read More

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The Vote Collectors

by Jeff Fleischer

While false claims of voter fraud have become common in recent years, the 2018 congressional midterm for North Carolina’s Ninth District featured the rare case of actual fraud, with illegal ballots from rural Bladen County causing the... Read More

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Root and Ritual

by Catherine Thureson

Becca Piastrelli’s insightful spiritual text includes advice for living a satisfying life by connecting to one’s land, lineage, community, and self. Each of the book’s four sections begins with a philosophical discussion of the... Read More

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The Last One

by Monica Carter

"The Last One" is a mesmerizing, semiautobiographical novel about the meanings of identity, family, and sexuality. The story of eponymous character Fatima Daas is slight, but there’s depth and substance in her struggles to find paths... Read More

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Jazz Age Cocktails

by Rachel Jagareski

"Jazz Age Cocktails" is a vivacious, accessible history of drinking and popular culture during Prohibition era America. Cecelia Tichi writes with enthusiasm and authority about this heady time, and her work is as easy to savor as a... Read More

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