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June 1, 2022

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published June 1, 2022. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in June 2022.

Book Review

The Widowed Ones

by Jenna Jaureguy

"The Widowed Ones" is a compelling history text focused on women’s experiences following the Battle of the Little Bighorn. Chris Enss’s inspiring history title, "The Widowed Ones", is about seven women who banded together to overcome... Read More

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by Michelle Anne Schingler

This emotional story starts with a loss: Lilah returns home from school and learns that her cat, Olive, has passed away. Her grief is deep. She pushes others away, and she avoids the activities and places that Olive once enlivened. A... Read More

Book Review

I, Antigone

by Meg Nola

Carlo Gébler’s "I, Antigone", recounts the Greek tragedy of Oedipus Rex. Speaking with anguish, eloquence, and love, Oedipus’s daughter, Antigone, tells Oedipus’s story to justify her father’s actions. Oedipus’s curse begins... Read More

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Small Marvels

by Erika Harlitz Kern

Midwestern magic abounds in Scott Russell Sanders’s fairy tale short story collection "Small Marvels". In Limestone, Indiana, Gordon Mills is a jack of all trades whose big family lives in a dilapidated house that only remains standing... Read More

Book Review

Only Pieces

by Kristine Morris

When Edgar was small, he and his father built puzzles together. Each piece had its own special place; if one small piece was missing, the puzzle would be forever incomplete. And in Edd Tello’s novel-in-verse "Only Pieces", Edgar’s... Read More

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by Aimee Jodoin

"Rode" is a moving existential novel about personal identity and human connections. In J. Adams’s coming-of-age novel "Rode", a young man leaves the Southwest to explore his sexuality and to search for meaning. In the 1990s,... Read More