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The Blue Butterfly

by Karen Rigby

"The Blue Butterfly" is a vibrant period novel that reimagines the controversial love story of a classic film star. Leslie Johansen Nack’s absorbing historical novel "The Blue Butterfly" follows Marion, the vulnerable mistress of... Read More

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In the Mirror

by Alex Dailey

The picture book In The Mirror expresses the beauty of self-acceptance and positivity while building healthy views of people as individuals. Fabian E. Ferguson’s vibrant children’s picture book "In the Mirror" promotes self-love,... Read More

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Singularity

by Dontaná McPherson-Joseph

Following a family that confronts climate change, the novella "Singularity" reads like a love letter to science. A family’s perseverance leads to breakthrough scientific discoveries in Jayme A. Oliveira Filho and Jayme S. Alencar’s... Read More

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Gareth Gets a Job

by Camille-Yvette Welsch

In the educational picture book "Gareth Gets a Job", a pup tests out the many jobs that he might perform, desperate to learn his purpose in life. In C. M. Harris’s inspirational picture book "Gareth Gets a Job", a ambitious, eager pup... Read More

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Why They Stay

by Rachel Jagareski

"Why They Stay" includes entertaining fodder for better understanding what bargains highly successful women make in order to endure in scandal-plagued marriages. Knowing that is hard to understand why so many strong, smart, accomplished... Read More

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The Fig Tree

by Aimee Jodoin

"The Fig Tree" is an adorable picture book in which a girl learns to feel grateful for nature’s gifts. Heather S. Lonczak’s picture book The Fig Tree: A Lesson in Gratitude takes a gentle approach to teaching the interconnectedness... Read More

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Mighty Zoë

by Camille-Yvette Welsch

Cute and colorful, the picture book "Mighty Zoë" is packed with information about green conures. In Heather Lonczak’s picture book Mighty Zoë: The Misunderstood Parrot, a green-cheeked conure finds a permanent home where the many... Read More

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Mookey the Monkey

by Peter Dabbene

Mookey the Monkey: Gets Over Being Teased is an excellent children’s book that addresses a common children’s woe with practical tools and thoughtful style. A hairless monkey learns how to handle teasing in Heather Lonczak’s fun... Read More

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