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  2. Books Published August 1, 2022

August 1, 2022

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

Book Review

Giant Island

by Danielle Ballantyne

Surrounded by wisps of seaweed and schools of glimmering fish rests Giant Island: a collection of craggy rocks on which a small copse of trees grows. As Grandpa casts his line, the children take to exploring, discovering the... Read More

Book Review

Bad Mothers, Bad Daughters

by Karen Mulvahill

Several of the stories in Maya Sonenberg’s collection "Bad Mothers, Bad Daughters" are fairy tales. Although populated with kings and princesses and dragons and giants, these fairy tales also contain a dash of the modern. There’s a... Read More

Book Review

Kit and Caboodle

by Danielle Ballantyne

Kit is a witch who has lived alone for a hundred years—until Caboodle, a bat with a mangled wing, comes tumbling through her window one Halloween. When magic fails to fix Caboodle’s wing, Kit insists that he stay until he is healed.... Read More

Book Review

Mr. Coats

by Danielle Ballantyne

A man who is always cold shivers even in his three-stove house; no visitors can stand the heat. Finally fed up, he heads to the shops, piling on coat after coat and earning himself the name Mr. Coats. Now too big to fit in his house, he... Read More