Revolutionary Reading | Wyatt’s World

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Celebrate July 4th with the Hamilton cast album and show tie-in (Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter’s Hamilton: The Revolution) and consider some other recent works on the era.

Fiction by Stanišić, the Life of a Woman in the Selma March, and a Boatload of Debuts | Xpress Reviews

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Bennett is for discriminating readers, Lee’s first novel should further elevate her reputation, McInerney offers a fresh and surprising view of Cork’s underclasses, an impressive and well-executed debut, a complex, suspenseful entry in the Western noir, luminous yet precise language from Stanišić

Relationship Building, Joyful Living, a Literary Recovery, & More | Self-Help Reviews, July 1, 2016

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ENCOURAGEMENT IS THE THEME of this month’s column, whether you just need some direction in life, are in recovery, or are determined to choose the right kind of love this time around.

Religion, June 2016 | Best Sellers

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Blake Crouch | LibraryReads Author, July 1, 2016

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In Blake Crouch’s fantastically conceived yet utterly persuasive Dark Matter, contented family man Jason Dessen is walking home from a friend’s celebratory bar meet-up when he’s abducted. He awakens in a laboratory where everyone reveres him, yet things are decidedly off

Nonfiction: Radical Beauty, “Eurasianism,” Disasters, Being Gritty, Fairy Tales, Punk Art | Xpress Reviews

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Holistic beauty from Chopra, Russian nationalism, disaster prevention is possible, an inspirational guide to success, Levin’s political solutions are well worth considering, fairy tales as literature, the Walla Walla Prison, Memories from Teffi, plenty to love about this insightful book on punk/new wave album art

Buccellato & Co., Knisley, Kverneland, Pinis, & More | Graphic Novel Reviews, July 1, 2016

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Injustice is very entertaining for DC fans; Munch delivers a real treat for older teens and adults interested in modern art; Rokudenashiko’s outside-the-box story will fascinate adults interested in censorship, feminism, and their own bodies

Q&A: Camille Perri | Debut Spotlight, July 1, 2016

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Camille Perri’s lighthearted first novel speaks directly—and with a pointed dose of cheek—to the increasing student debt burden on millennials. Here the author discusses her writing process and her thoughts on the current economic and political climate.

Clayton, d’Abo, Dryden, with Series Enders from Parker, Rock | Erotica Reviews, July 1, 2016

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AS SUMMER HITS HIGH GEAR, these steamy titles embrace characters shaking it up, letting it out, and stepping beyond their comfort zone.

E-Originals from Hoyt and Zabo, with Prize Winner Smith | Xpress Reviews

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Hoyt’s fans will be somewhat disappointed in the couple’s unflattering portrayal; a fun but flawed epic fantasy romance from the Harlequin prize winner; complex emotions in this reignited romance will draw readers in