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Bale’s characters are appealing, but the ending feels rushed; Called Up will make readers want to visit Inspiration, IA, and get to know the whole town; WInters’s second series title is even hotter than the first and highly recommended for fans of light erotica
Fans of the Anna Pigeon will enjoy; a new forensic series from Black; Blount is bit too blunt and curmudgeonly; an uncomfortable but necessary memoir about the Iraq War; Steel’s latest is recommended for the hazy days of summer
Barry’s latest is bound to engage a wide general audience, but YA readers in particular will be delighted; Keatinge’s title is an intriguing and fresh work that will enthrall lovers of sports comics and noir
Doughty takes a page from John le Carré, crafting a riveting, psychological, morally ambiguous tale; Grose’s latest is for yoga practitioners with a sense of humor and all who self-examine; evenhanded evangelical dialog will have readers wondering on which side of the moral issues they would land
Despite the best efforts of the anti-diversity Sad Puppies/Rabid Puppies groups to game the Hugos by flooding the ballot system with their own nominations, female authors swept the major fiction awards.
Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad is dominating the book conversation this week (and likely beyond), yet also making headlines at the moment are a wealth of other titles pertaining to the current cultural climate. Here are five to suggest, all fitting nicely into the present dialog.
This True Amazon will please fans of both the superhero and writer/illustrator Thompson; Varela’s sf fable is an enchanting storytelling with an edge
Calvez’s volume on owls is an optional purchase, perhaps of most interest to naturalists in the Pacific Northwest; providing parents with an instant solution for the proverbial “I’m bored”