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The Last Resort

by Mari Carlson

"The Last Resort" is a sincere human interest tale couched in an informed overview of current events. In Tom Milton’s novel "The Last Resort", two protesters find that confronting their enemies in person could be a nightmare come true.... Read More

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From the Shadows

by Ho Lin

Damián Lobo is a fix-it man who’s unable to fix his own life. Middle-aged and just laid off from his dead end janitorial job, he wanders Madrid’s streets alone, imagining himself as an interview subject—and figure of ridicule—on... Read More

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A Divided Mind

by Angela McQuay

A teenager fights for his sanity as his mother fights to support him in "A Divided Mind", M. Billiter’s emotional portrait of mental illness. Seventeen-year-old Branson has a supportive family, a wonderful girlfriend, and a bright... Read More

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Harbart

by Rebecca Hussey

Nabarun Bhattacharya’s "Harbart" is a wild ride—a short novel that documents the unexpected rise and precipitous fall of Harbart’s fortunes in vibrant, humorous prose. The novel opens with a scene of debauchery that is followed by... Read More

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The Book of X

by Danielle Ballantyne

A literary foray into the macabre madness of womanhood, Sarah Rose Etter’s "The Book of X" captures the innocent joys and creeping horrors of a young girl’s trek into adulthood. Chapters are organized in short vignettes, offering the... Read More

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The Dishwasher

by Shana Creaney

Stéphane Larue’s debut "The Dishwasher" is a precision piece of youthful omphaloskepsis and urban fatigue. Its crisp narration and nearly journalistic aplomb with detailing the addictive spiral of its protagonist make it compelling.... Read More

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