O's Top Books of Summer
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Whiskey & Ribbons
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Cross-Smith's melodic debut novel paints a nuanced portrait of Louisville, Kentucky, a Bible Belt city entangled in its own contradictions—churches scented like "communion wafers and baptism water," characters overcome by passion and then nearly done in by loss. And it tenderly probes this question: After tragedy, can love come again?
— Hamilton Cain