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5th & Hope

by Constance Augusta A. Zaber

Sewell’s novel journeys through baby boomer anxieties to meaningfully examine a changing culture. Nathaniel Sewell’s 5th and Hope is a deep exploration of what it feels like to be a white baby boomer coming to terms with a radically... Read More

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Pure Wander

by Laura Leavitt

The stakes are serious from the first, with immediate questions about the teens’ perilous positions and the lies that informed their pasts. Elements of a mystery and realistic teen fiction combine in the suspenseful young-adult romance... Read More

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Missing Mr. Wingfield

by Susan Waggoner

"Missing Mr. Wingfield" interweaves strong portraits of a mother and daughter for an eye-opening look at the universality of regret. In E. Christopher Clark’s young adult crossover novel, "Missing Mr. Wingfield", a thirtysomething... Read More

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Traveling Through

by Margaret Fedder

Straightforward, descriptive poems evocatively search for meaning. William Yager’s poetry collection "Traveling Through" combines ruminations on life in the modern age with odes to God and the natural world. Yager contextualizes the... Read More

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by Susan Waggoner

"Eden" is an atmosphere-rich, thoroughly satisfying story of family connections. Jeanne McWilliams Blasberg’s "Eden" is an inviting and cozy family saga, the perfect book to settle in to. Being a widow is tough enough, but even tougher... Read More

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by Aimee Jodoin

This eloquent and action-packed coming-of-age tale is placed in its rural setting with literary flair. Gene Scott offers a dramatic analysis of the opioid addiction crisis in America with his novel "Jellybeaners", a work with biting... Read More

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