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Kristen Rabe, Book Reviewer

Book Review

Girls Lost

by Kristen Rabe

Self-identity, status, and gender are at the core of Girls Lost, Jessica Schiefauer’s bold and compelling story in which three teenage girls who are social outcasts transcend boundaries by temporarily transforming into boys. Kim, the... Read More

Book Review

Heartland Calamitous

by Kristen Rabe

In his compelling collection of stories—most only a few pages long—Michael Credico marshals bold, creative images to depict a grim Midwest dominated by slaughterhouses and fast food restaurants. While not much happens and characters... Read More

Book Review

Rewilding

by Kristen Rabe

Founder of the Kripalu School of Mindful Outdoor Leadership Micah Mortali’s engaging and accessible guidebook "Rewilding" forwards practical exercises for experiencing nature, whether in the middle of a city, a suburban park, or a... Read More

Book Review

Every Human Love

by Kristen Rabe

Imaginative and haunting, "Every Human Love" is a masterful collection of short stories by Joanna Pearson, written with insight and empathy. The characters—students, mothers, interns, teachers––are resilient but wounded. In “The... Read More

Book Review

Sommelier of Deformity

by Kristen Rabe

Intensely dark and sardonic, "Sommelier of Deformity" is also, paradoxically, an uplifting and redemptive story. Buddy Hayes, a self-described troll who spends most of his time alone, is both arrogant and self-deprecating. He limits his... Read More

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