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July 5, 2022

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published July 5, 2022. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in July 2022.

Book Review

Who Stole My Leg?

by Danielle Ballantyne

Bright-colored illustrations reminiscent of children’s cartoons reflect the humor and charm of this story (available in both English and Spanish) about a pirate captain with a wandering peg leg. Captain Grislygrin is feared by his... Read More

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Finding Harmony

by Karen Rigby

A talented vocalist and a frustrated worship team leader find love through music in Alyssa Roat and Hope Bolinger’s lighthearted romance novel. The Vine Community Chapel’s worship team needs help with its lineup. Elijah, its new... Read More

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Untangling Karma

by Aleena Ortiz

Judith Ragir dismantles collective and individual traumas in her memoir "Untangling Karma". Marrying secular and sacred life, Ragir reflects on her roles as a mother, a Buddhist priest, a repudiated Jewish woman, and a trauma survivor.... Read More

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by Erika Harlitz Kern

Hermann Burger’s "Brenner" is an autobiographical novel about childhood traumas and the pleasures of smoking a cigar. Hermann Arbogast Brenner is the heir to a Swiss tobacco empire who is approaching his own end. Wrapping up his... Read More

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The Moonday Letters

by Michelle Anne Schingler

"The Moonday Letters" wraps a lament for Earth’s damaged ecosystems into the story of lovers at an interplanetary crossroads. Lumi grew up in a resource-starved holiday village on Earth. She had few prospects before a healer, Vivian,... Read More

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Night of the Living Rez

by Kristen Rabe

The discerning, masterful short stories in Morgan Talty’s "Night of the Living Rez" follow a Native community in Maine with power and precision. David, a Penobscot boy who grows up in a dysfunctional family on an isolated island... Read More

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Voices in the Dead House

by Kristine Morris

The horror and devastation of the Civil War are witnessed by two icons of American literature in Norman Lock’s novel "Voices in the Dead House". After the 1862 defeat of the Union Army, Washington is overwhelmed by a flood of wounded... Read More

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