Book Review

Book Review

Shards (The Prospero Chronicles)

By FJR Titchenell and Matt Carter

Characterization is the winner in the second book of this humans vs. horrors series.

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This "fun, frothy" story of rich-kid, poor-kid lookalikes makes for a terrific teen beach read.

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Imprecise language and a lack of Russian expertise mar this biography of the dictator's only girl.

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Raw, relatable characters make this collection of tales a winner.

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The Meursault Investigation

By Kamel Daoud; translated by John Cullen

This provocative re-imagining of Camus' The Stranger gives the murdered Arab a voice — and a name.

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The Sunken Cathedral

By Kate Walbert

Characters, not plot, drive this beautiful novel of life in New York amid a relentlessly rising tide.

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Slow Bullets

By Alastair Reynolds

Strong action and images can’t overcome the weaknesses in this ambitious novel.