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How to Be Remy Cameron

by Laura Leavitt

Teen drama and the ups and downs of being gay and out in high school dominate Julian Winters’s heartfelt young adult novel How to Be Remy Cameron. Remy—who’s a teenager, gay, adopted, and black—has been assigned an AP English... Read More

Book Review

Feast Day of the Cannibals

by Meg Nola

Set in Gilded Age New York, Norman Lock’s "Feast Day of the Cannibals" is the sixth standalone book in the American Novel series. At the cusp of the nineteenth century, fictional and real life characters intersect in a setting that’s... Read More

Book Review

The Other Hand

by Delia Stanley

"The Other Hand" is a captivating spiritual novel about faith and family. In Andrew Kane’s thoughtful novel "The Other Hand", traditional Judaism meets modern realities. Jonathan Bauman has been a Orthodox rabbi for decades, helping... Read More

Book Review

Nathaniel & the Midnight Movers

by Claire Foster

Heists and aesthetic opinions abound in the hilarious Nathaniel & the Midnight Movers. If those sofa cushions could talk, it would be X-rated. Nathaniel & the Midnight Movers is a madcap comedy about a gay man coming of age in... Read More

Book Review

Mage on the Hill

by Erika Harlitz Kern

Outcasts with magical abilities find love and friendship in Angel Martinez’s "Mage on the Hill". Toby Jones’s inability to control his magical powers is killing him. Desperate for help, he turns to the magical guild of Montchanin,... Read More

Book Review

Flannelwood

by Rebecca Hussey

Raymond Luczak’s novel "Flannelwood" is a subtle, sexy exploration of love gained and lost—and a moving literary tribute to Djuna Barnes and her groundbreaking novel Nightwood. Bill, a forty-year-old MFA who’s getting by with a... Read More

Book Review

Trap

by Ho Lin

"Trap", the fast-paced second entry in Lilja Sigurðardóttir’s Icelandic crime trilogy, picks up mere weeks after its predecessor Snare ends and further showcases Sigurðardóttir’s facility with intricate plotting and sympathetic... Read More

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