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OOF

by Eileen Gonzalez

"OOF" is a sly satire that imagines a world overrun by internet toxicity. In Strobe Witherspoon’s black comedy novel "OOF", a political satirist’s latest project sparks online outrage that leads to a real-world catastrophe. When... Read More

Book Review

Paradise, Nevada

by Robert Ham

Dario Diofebi’s novel "Paradise, Nevada" is as sprawling and colorful as its setting: the Las Vegas Strip, a four-mile-long cluster of hotels and casinos that attracts millions of tourists and gamblers from around the world. The main... Read More

Book Review

American Dreaming

by Aimee Jodoin

Skewering capitalism ably, "American Dreaming" is a political satire that’s defined by euphemistic humor and a stream-of-consciousness style. In William Wall’s cerebral satirical novel "American Dreaming", a working-class hero is... Read More

Book Review

Six Feet Apart

by Claire Foster

"Six Feet Apart" is a charming, COVID-inflected romance about love during an unending lockdown. In Elena Greyrock’s timely and quirky romance novel, "Six Feet Apart", people have acclimated to rolling flu seasons, but—socially... Read More

Book Review

Now Before the Dark

by Claire Foster

The feckless Sloot returns in "Now Before the Dark", the third book in Sam Hooker’s Very Serious Darkness series. Once an accountant for gangsters, and a former ghost who’s been transfigured into a demon, Sloot endures farcical... Read More

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Toot Fairy

by Aimee Jodoin

"Toot Fairy" is an entertaining picture book with a kind message about succeeding in spite of imperfections. A lactose intolerant tooth fairy in training learns that differences can lead to success in Brian W. Donnelly’s uproarious... Read More

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