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24 June 2017

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• • • BLUEGRASS

Zephaniah Ohora
with the 18 Wheelers
This Highway

... reviewed by Jerome Clark.

• • • MUSIC HISTORY

Mitsutoshi Inaba
John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson:
The Blues Harmonica of Chicago's Bronzeville

... reviewed by Michael Scott Cain.

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• • • FICTION/mystery

Darden North
The Five Manners of Death

... reviewed by Renee Harmon.

• • • FICTION/nautical

Alexander Kent
Richard Bolitho #21:
For My Country's Freedom

... reviewed by Tom Knapp.

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• • • CINEMA

Logan
directed by James Mangold

... reviewed by Tom Knapp.



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17 June 2017

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• • • BLUES

Michael Packer
I Am the Blues:
My Story - Vol. 3

... reviewed by Michael Scott Cain.

• • • BLUEGRASS

Eddy Raven
with Carolina Road
All Grassed Up

... reviewed by Jerome Clark.

Kim Robins
Raining in Baltimore

... reviewed by Jerome Clark.

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• • • FICTION/thriller

Philip Cioffari
The Bronx Kill

... reviewed by Amanda Fisher.

• • • FICTION/western

Louis L'Amour
The Sacketts:
Ride the River

... reviewed by Tom Knapp.

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• • • CINEMA

Wonder Woman
directed by Patti Jenkins

... reviewed by Mary Harvey.



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3 June 2017

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• • • FOLK

Tom Russell
Play One More:
The Songs of Ian & Sylvia

... reviewed by Jerome Clark.

• • • MUSIC HISTORY

Gordon Castelnero
& David L. Russell
Earl Scruggs: Banjo Icon

... reviewed by Michael Scott Cain.

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• • • GRAPHIC NOVELS

Forbidden Brides of the Faceless
Slaves in the Secret House
of the Night of Dread Desire

by Neil Gaiman & Shane Oakley

... reviewed by Tom Knapp.

• • • FOLKLORE/quirks

Bruce Gellerman
& Eric Sherman
Massachusetts Curiosities, 2nd:
Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities
& Other Offbeat Stuff

... reviewed by Lee Lukaszewicz.

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• • • CINEMA

What's Your Number?
directed by Mark Mylod

... reviewed by Tom Knapp.



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27 May 2017

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• • • BRITISH FOLK

Lindsay Straw
The Fairest Flower
of Womankind

... reviewed by Jerome Clark.

various artists
Classic English
& Scottish Ballads

... reviewed by Jerome Clark.

• • • AMERICAN FOLK

Rachel Baiman
Shame

... reviewed by Jerome Clark.

The Mastersons
Transient Lullaby

... reviewed by Jerome Clark.

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• • • FICTION/Nordic fantasy

Elizabeth Boyer
World of the Alfar #3:
The Thrall & the Dragon's Heart

... reviewed by Tom Knapp.

• • • HAUNTINGS

Albert L. Cobb
& Todd Cobb
Danny's Bed

... reviewed by Lee Lukaszewicz.

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• • • CINEMA

Spartacus: War
of the Damned

created by Steven S. DeKnight

... reviewed by Tom Knapp.



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20 May 2017

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• • • BLUES

Hurricane Ruth
Ain't Ready for the Grave

... reviewed by Michael Scott Cain.

Kathy & the Kilowatts
Let's Do This Thing

... reviewed by Michael Scott Cain.

Patty Reese
Let in the Sun

... reviewed by Michael Scott Cain.

• • • BLUEGRASS

Larry Cordle
Give Me Jesus

... reviewed by Jerome Clark.

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• • • MUSIC HISTORY

Michael Scott Cain
The Americana Revolution:
From Country & Blues Roots
to the Avett Brothers, Mumford
& Sons, and Beyond

... reviewed by Jerome Clark.

• • • FICTION/western

Louis L'Amour
The Man from Skibbereen

... reviewed by Tom Knapp.

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• • • CINEMA

The Assassination of Jesse James
by the Coward Robert Ford

directed by Andrew Dominik

... reviewed by Tom Knapp.



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13 May 2017

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• • • CELTIC

Fire in the Glen
Rattling o'er the Bogs

... reviewed by Michael Scott Cain.

• • • FOLK

The Bucking Mules
Smoke Behind the Clouds

... reviewed by Jerome Clark.

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• • • MUSIC HISTORY

Bill C. Malone
Sing Me Back Home:
Southern Roots & Country Music

... reviewed by Michael Scott Cain.

• • • FOLKLORE/Scandinavian

Thorarinn Gunnarsson
Revenge of the Valkyrie

... reviewed by Tom Knapp.

• • • GRAPHIC NOVELS

Superman:
Secret Origin

by Geoff Johns
& Gary Frank

... reviewed by Mary Harvey.

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• • • CINEMA

The Sacketts
directed by Robert Totten

... reviewed by Tom Knapp.



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6 May 2017

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• • • BLUEGRASS

Bobby Osborne
Original

... reviewed by Jerome Clark.

• • • BLUEGRASS/FOLK

James Talley
Tryin' Like the Devil

... reviewed by Jerome Clark.

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• • • FICTION/mystery

Tracy Weber
A Fatal Twist:
A Downward Dog Mystery

... reviewed by Ann Flynt.

• • • HAUNTINGS/North American

Liza Gardner Walsh
The Haunted Fort

... reviewed by Lee Lukaszewicz.

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• • • CINEMA

Centurion
directed by Neil Marshall

... reviewed by Tom Knapp.



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29 April 2017

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• • • FOLK

Chris Brashear, Peter
McLaughlin & Todd Phillips
The Colton House Sessions:
Songs for the Southwest

... reviewed by Jerome Clark.

Zoe & Cloyd
Eyes Brand New

... reviewed by Jerome Clark.

• • • BLUES/FOLK

Davis Coen
These Things Shall Pass

... reviewed by Michael Scott Cain.

• • • COUNTRY/FOLK

Bobby Earl Smith
Calling Me Calling You

... reviewed by Jerome Clark.

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• • • FICTION/Nordic fantasy

Elizabeth Boyer
World of the Alfar #2:
The Elves & the Otterskin

... reviewed by Tom Knapp.

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• • • CINEMA

Spartacus: Vengeance
created by Steven S. DeKnight

... reviewed by Tom Knapp.



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22 April 2017

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• • • NEW BLUES/FOLK

Eric Bibb
Migration Blues

... reviewed by Jerome Clark.

• • • BLUES (slightly older)

Kalo
Dear John

... reviewed by Michael Scott Cain.

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• • • FICTION/nautical

Julian Stockwin
Thomas Kydd
#16: Tyger

... reviewed by Tom Knapp.

• • • HAUNTINGS/North American

Thomas Freese & Bryan Bush
Haunted Battlefields of the South

... reviewed by Lee Lukaszewicz.

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• • • CINEMA

For the Love of Spock
directed by Adam Nimoy

... reviewed by Tom Knapp.



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15 April 2017

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• • • FOLK

Andrew Calhoun
Grapevine

... reviewed by Jerome Clark.

Paul Friedman
& Jody Kruskal
Paul & Jody

... reviewed by Jerome Clark.

• • • BLUEGRASS

Rodney Dillard & the Dillard Band
I Wish Life Was Like Mayberry

... reviewed by Jerome Clark.

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• • • FICTION/time travel

Elan Mastai
All Our Wrong Todays

... reviewed by Michael Scott Cain.

• • • FOLKLORE/Scandinavian

Mike Vasich
Loki: Nine Naughty
Tales of the Trickster

... reviewed by Tom Knapp.

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• • • CINEMA

The Hateful Eight
directed by Quentin Tarantino

... reviewed by Tom Knapp.



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8 April 2017

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• • • BLUEGRASS

Flashback
Foxhounds & Fiddles

... reviewed by Jerome Clark.

The Garrett Newton Band
Young Heart, Old Soul

... reviewed by Jerome Clark.

• • • BLUES

Iron Bridge Band
Against the Grain

... reviewed by Michael Scott Cain.

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• • • FICTION/fantasy

Elizabeth Boyer
World of the Alfar #1:
The Sword & the Satchel

... reviewed by Tom Knapp.

• • • NAUTICAL NONFICTION

Simon Winchester
Pacific: Silicon Chips & Surfboards, Coral
Reefs & Atom Bombs, Brutal Dictators,
Fading Empires, & the Coming Collision
of the World's Superpowers

... reviewed by John Lindermuth.

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• • • CINEMA

The Wailing
(Goskung)

directed by Hong-jin Na

... reviewed by Mary Harvey.

Planet of Dinosaurs
directed by James K. Shea

... reviewed by Tom Knapp.



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1 April 2017

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• • • FOLK/COUNTRY

The Traveling Ones
Meet Me There

... reviewed by Jerome Clark.

Greg Wickham
If I Left This World

... reviewed by Jerome Clark.

• • • BLUES

Hurricane Ruth
Ain't Ready for the Grave

... reviewed by Jerome Clark.

John Mayall
Talk About That

... reviewed by Jerome Clark.

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• • • FICTION/western

Louis L'Amour
Lonely on the Mountain

... reviewed by Tom Knapp.

• • • COMIC COLLECTIONS

Batman Archives, Vol. 1
by Bill Finger, Bob Kane

... reviewed by Mary Harvey.

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• • • CINEMA

Spartacus:
Gods of the Arena

created by Steven S. DeKnight

... reviewed by Tom Knapp.



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25 March 2017

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• • • CELTIC

Terence Winch, Michael
Winch & Jesse Winch
This Day Too:
Music from Irish America

... reviewed by Jerome Clark.

• • • FOLK

Hog-Eyed Man
3

... reviewed by Jerome Clark.

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• • • FICTION/folklore

Thorarinn Gunnarsson
Song of the Dwarves

... reviewed by Tom Knapp.

• • • FICTION/nautical

Alexander Kent
Richard Bolitho #20:
The Darkening Sea

... reviewed by Tom Knapp.

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• • • CINEMA

The Witch
directed by Robert Eggers

... reviewed by Mary Harvey.



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17 March 2017

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11 March 2017

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• • • FOLK

Kyle Alden
Down in the West
Volume 2

... reviewed by Jerome Clark.

various artists
Cohorts & Collaborators

... reviewed by Jerome Clark.

• • • BLUEGRASS

Chris Jones &
the Night Drivers
Made to Move

... reviewed by Jerome Clark.

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• • • FICTION/folklore

Neil Gaiman
Norse Mythology

... reviewed by Tom Knapp.

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• • • GRAPHIC NOVELS

Batwoman, Vol. 2:
To Drown the World

by J.H. Williams &
W. Haden Blackman,
and various artists

... reviewed by Mary Harvey.

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• • • CINEMA

The Shallows
directed by Jaume Collet-Serra

... reviewed by Tom Knapp.



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4 March 2017

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• • • FOLK/BLUEGRASS

April Verch
The April Verch Anthology

... reviewed by Jerome Clark.

• • • BLUES

Cary Morin
Cradle to the Grave

... reviewed by Jerome Clark.

• • • JAZZ

Leigh Pilzer
Strunkin'

... reviewed by Michael Scott Cain.

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• • • FICTION/nautical

Julian Stockwin
Thomas Kydd
#15: Pasha

... reviewed by Tom Knapp.

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• • • CINEMA

Doctor Strange
directed by Scott Derrickson

... reviewed by Mary Harvey.



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25 February 2017

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• • • ANGLO-SCOTTISH

Andrew Calhoun
Rhymer's Tower: Ballads
of the Anglo-Scottish Border

... reviewed by Michael Scott Cain.

• • • FOLK

Chip Taylor
A Song I Can Live With

... reviewed by Jerome Clark.

• • • BLUES

Beth Garner
Snake Farm

... reviewed by Jerome Clark.

Cee Cee James
Stripped Down
& Surrendered

... reviewed by Jerome Clark.

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• • • FICTION/western

Louis L'Amour
The Man from
the Broken Hills

... reviewed by Tom Knapp.

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• • • CINEMA

Across the Universe
directed by Julie Taymor

... reviewed by Tom Knapp.



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18 February 2017

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• • • FOLK

Rebecca Loebe
Blink

... reviewed by Michael Scott Cain.

• • • BLUES

The Fabulous Thunderbirds
Strong Like That

... reviewed by Jerome Clark.

The Kentucky Headhunters
On Safari

... reviewed by Jerome Clark.

• • • CELTIC

The Waterboys
Fisherman's Blues

... reviewed by Tom Knapp.

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• • • FICTION/young adult

Steffan Piper
Greyhound

... reviewed by Becky Kyle.

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• • • CINEMA

Spartacus: Blood & Sand
created by Steven S. DeKnight

... reviewed by Tom Knapp.



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