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Recruited

by Dontaná McPherson-Joseph

"Recruited" is a booze-soaked literary salute to the dot com heyday of the 1990s. A young woman almost loses herself in the splashy world of recruiting in Lauren E. Anderson’s novel Recruited. Olivia is about to graduate from Dartmouth... Read More

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Proliferation

by John M. Murray

"Proliferation" is a thought-provoking science fiction novel set in the aftermath of a technological apocalypse. In Erik A. Otto’s intricate science fiction novel "Proliferation", humans in splintered factions squabble and AI cities... Read More

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A Man of Impeccable Taste

by Karen Rigby

"A Man of Impeccable Taste" is an engrossing mystery novel in which a detective reflects on a past case—and on French cuisine. A philosophical detective leads R. Brooke Jeffrey’s nostalgic mystery novel, "A Man of Impeccable Taste".... Read More

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Code Blue

by Nancy Powell

"Code Blue" is a thoughtful and satisfying young adult novel set in a world where climate change has altered much. Marissa Slaven’s bold, ambitious young adult novel "Code Blue" tackles climate change in the politically divided United... Read More

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Mission in Paris 1990

by Eileen Gonzalez

A man deals with the fallout of his involvement in anti-Vietnam protests in "Mission in Paris 1990", a historical novel with a heartwarming conclusion. A jaded businessman reunites with an old lover under difficult circumstances in Bill... Read More

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The Bookseller

by Dontaná McPherson-Joseph

History and intrigue combine in the compelling short stories of "The Bookseller". Minor mysteries take center stage in Peter Briscoe’s short story collection "The Bookseller", which finds intrigue in the unsaid and the mundane and... Read More

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The Queen’s Dog

by Eileen Gonzalez

Third in a series set in ancient Syria, "The Queen’s Dog" is a historical novel about political intrigue, infidelity, and revenge. A slave’s moment of anger alters both his fate and the future of a kingdom in N. L. Holmes’s... Read More

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