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Unravel

by Karen Rigby

In Sharon Jennings’s brisk, emotional novel "Unravel", a young heroine finds the courage to separate herself from her father’s lies and uncover the truth. Though she is almost twelve, Rebecca has never attended school. She lives with... Read More

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If or When I Call

by Anna Maria Colivicchi

Will Johnson’s novel "If or When I Call" is a contemporary tale of addiction, love, and family, set in rural Missouri. Parker and Melinda fall in love one Christmas; seven years later, their son, Ben, is born. After becoming a father,... Read More

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To Zenzi

by Molly Sprayregen

In Robert L. Shuster’s gripping novel To Zenzi, eighty-four-year-old Tobias recounts his dark past as a member of the Hitler Youth, which he was pressured into joining when he was thirteen. At first, Tobias believes he’s fighting for... Read More

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Sumac

by Rebecca Foster

Anas Atassi’s inviting cookbook is named after a spice that is one of two keys to Syrian cuisine. The other indispensable element, Atassi contends, is figurative: “nafas,” which literally means breath, but also connotes “the art... Read More

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