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February 15, 2022

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published February 15, 2022. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in February 2022.

Book Review

Blood Up North

by Karen Rigby

In Fredrick Soukup’s foreboding novel "Blood Up North", a hard-scrabbling Minnesota family confronts the backlash of criminality. Nineteen-year-old Cass’s brother, Jack, hides stolen drug money on their grandmother Tilly’s... Read More

Book Review

Oathbound

by Vivian Turnbull

Victoria McCombs’s young adult novel "Oathbound" is filled with danger, romance, and a good dose of piracy. Emme is running out of time. Sick with the same disease that killed her father, her only hope lies in retrieving the Elmber Nut... Read More

Book Review

I Celebrate My Voice

by Kristine Morris

"I Celebrate My Voice" is a bright picture book that encourages the recognition, appreciation, and enjoyment of a wide world filled with unique voices. Nonku Kunene Adumetey’s thoughtful picture book "I Celebrate My Voice" champions... Read More

Book Review

Sing Her Name

by Karen Rigby

Musical talent blooms in Rosalyn Story’s stirring, character-driven novel "Sing Her Name", a powerful story about Black artistry, women’s dreams, and overcoming strife. After they are displaced to New York by Hurricane Katrina, Eden... Read More

Book Review

Sketchy Characters

by Karen Rigby

In the serpentine mystery novel "Sketchy Characters", a woman adopts a blurry definition of what’s righteous to triumph over threats. In Sheila McGraw’s macabre mystery novel "Sketchy Characters", a woman investigates her friend’s... Read More

Book Review

Extreme North

by Kristine Morris

About the history, fantasies, projections, and outright lies that have formed Western civilization’s concepts of what’s good, true, and beautiful, Bernd Brunner’s panoramic cultural text "Extreme North" shows that the vast, frozen... Read More

Book Review

However Long the Day

by Wendy Hinman

Set in 1918 in Manhattan, Justin Reed’s historical novel "However Long the Day" follows two young men who switch identities. Niall is an Irish immigrant whose world turns upside down when he trades places with his doppelgänger,... Read More

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