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Kenny Jakubas, Book Reviewer

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The Edge of Lost

by Kenny Jakubas

An enthusiastic immigrant journeys to New York from Ireland in this vibrant period piece. Kristina McMorris’s novel "The Edge of Lost" is an engaging and suspenseful story about a young Irish immigrant looking for his real father in... Read More

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War, So Much War

by Kenny Jakubas

Rodoreda’s final work emphasizes imagery and the language of her characters with sincere and beautiful language of her own. Mercè Rodoreda’s novel "War, So Much War", translated here from the Catalan by Maruxa Relano and Martha... Read More

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The Fiery Furnace

by Kenny Jakubas

"The Fiery Furnace" is a well-written, thoroughly entertaining novel of Europe in the thirteenth century. In F. Scott Kimmich’s second novel in the Ordeal By Fire trilogy, a fast-paced historical realism accurately captures life in the... Read More

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Akashic Alphabet

by Kenny Jakubas

With an appreciation for the many forms and traditions of spiritual practice, this is a valuable and accessible book. In "Akashic Alphabet", Trenace Rose pairs lyrical renditions of the twenty-six-letter alphabet with beautifully colored... Read More

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The Essential Earle Birney

by Kenny Jakubas

The tropes that appear in Birney’s poetry are both quietly political and overtly sincere, experimental and traditionally sound. The poems in "The Essential Earle Birney" represent the spirited work of a poet’s career stretching from... Read More

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