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January 11, 2022

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published January 11, 2022. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in January 2022.

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by John M. Murray

In the contemplative Western novel "Langtry", men in the still-untamed desert cling to their remaining independence. In Sid Stephenson’s sprawling Western novel "Langtry", a violent showdown leads to a bloody quest for retribution. In... Read More

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None but the Righteous

by Mari Carlson

Chantal James’s novel "None but the Righteous" follows a man’s lifelong search of truth and meaning. When he’s a teenager, Ham, a foster child who was taken in by sophisticated Pearl and her son, Wally, meets a traveler, Mayfly. Of... Read More

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My Annihilation

by Karen Mulvahill

“Turn the page, and you may give up your entire life” begins "My Annihilation", Fuminori Nakamura’s jigsaw puzzle of a novel exploring themes of connection and consequence through personal identity and responsibility. In a remote... Read More

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by Nancy Powell

Jessie Burton’s "Medusa" is a dazzling, engrossing retelling of a classic that’s delivered with a profound feminist twist. Eighteen-year-old Medusa has been exiled to an isolated, rocky island by Athena, who cursed her and turned her... Read More

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Creative Acrylics

by Sarah White

"Creative Acrylics" offers would-be artists an easy and colorful introduction to the medium. Painting with acrylics may seem daunting, but it is actually one of the more accessible painting options: painters don’t need a lot of tools... Read More

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Though the Earth Gives Way

by Mari Carlson

Set in the near future, Mark S. Johnson’s ominous novel "Though the Earth Gives Way" imagines American life in the wake of climate disasters. Elon—alone in a desolate, looted, and ravaged landscape with his thoughts and a shopping... Read More

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by Meg Nola

In Fiona Snyckers’s dark and riveting novel "Lacuna", a young South African woman struggles in the aftermath of a gang rape. Lucy Lurie’s brutal assault is a personal tragedy and the perceived pivotal event of John Coetzee’s novel... Read More

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