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Red Is My Heart

by Michelle Anne Schingler

Antoine Laurain’s experimental novel "Red Is My Heart" is an artful articulation of the discombobulation that follows when a relationship is severed without warning. Written as letters sent into the ether, to a party who does not wish... Read More

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None but the Righteous

by Mari Carlson

Chantal James’s novel "None but the Righteous" follows a man’s lifelong search of truth and meaning. When he’s a teenager, Ham, a foster child who was taken in by sophisticated Pearl and her son, Wally, meets a traveler, Mayfly. Of... Read More

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Brave Enough

by Danielle Ballantyne

In bright, dynamic, comic-book style, an older sister attempts to teach her bookish younger brother not to be afraid of monsters. Little Brother sees monsters everywhere; he surrounds himself with green tomes about them, attempting to... Read More

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Hat Cat

by Michelle Anne Schingler

A greying man discovers that tea time for one is no match for purring companionship when a strange cat hops into his hat, de facto adopting him. Their days together are bright. Still, the man fears losing Hat, and locks him inside—a... Read More

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I Love You All the Time

by Danielle Ballantyne

Happy or sad, making a mess or cleaning it up, “I love you all the time” is the comforting refrain repeated through it all in this picture book about unconditional love. Soft-edged illustrations complement the gentle rhyme scheme,... Read More

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Dancing Devi

by Michelle Anne Schingler

Practice makes perfect, as Devi learns through a dance competition. She is excited about following in her decorated mother’s footsteps; she knows that she’s got her moves down. She’s dismayed when no awards follow, but her mother... Read More

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