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August 16, 2022

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published August 16, 2022. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in August 2022.

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Tinderbox

by Aleena Ortiz

W. A. Simpson’s fantasy novel "Tinderbox" invokes magical powers and the possessive motives of the ruling elite. Isbet returns home and finds that her grandmother, a powerful witch, has been killed, and the killer stole the Box, a... Read More

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This Is How We Love

by Kristine Morris

Lisa Moore’s novel "This Is How We Love" is an intimate and complex exploration of relationships—and of what it means to be entangled by the demands of love. Jules and her husband, Joe, are in Mexico when their phones ring,... Read More

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Anybody Home?

by John M. Murray

In Michael J. Seidlinger’s chilling novel "Anybody Home?", a quiet suburban home is the stage for a terrifying invasion. In this surreal version of modern life, home invasions are watched with glee behind closed doors. Here, an unnamed... Read More

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Line of Darkness

by Dontaná McPherson-Joseph

A simple missing person’s case takes a far-right turn in Max Tomlinson’s novel "Line of Darkness". Colleen is known to law enforcement for being both an ex-felon and a private investigator. She’s also known for being involved in... Read More

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The Year without a Summer

by John M. Murray

Mixing a teenage romance with political and environmental commentary, The Year Without a Summer is an inspiring novel. In Arlene Mark’s novel The Year Without a Summer, two teenagers cultivate their empathy and global awareness while... Read More

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