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Jellybeaners

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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The Paymaster

by Benjamin Welton

"The Paymaster" is an exciting exploration of terrorism and counterterrorism, a twenty-first-century thriller done right. Adeed Dawisha’s fast-paced novel "The Paymaster" unites a former nationalist and an ambitious journalist to take... Read More

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Wilderhall

by Gary Henry

"Wilderhall" uses drama and show business as stages for a well-crafted, character-driven mystery. Secrets planted long ago bear tragic fruit for a thespian family in Jeanne Farewell’s entertaining, character-driven mystery,... Read More

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Women in Love

by Karen Mulvahill

When narrated by Slack, Lawrence’s philosophical conundrums are easier to follow. Sisters Ursula and Gudrun Brangwen struggle to balance independence, love, and marriage at the start of the twentieth century, in D. H. Lawrence’s... Read More

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The Fiddler is a Good Woman

by Meg Nola

The language of "The Fiddler is a Good Woman" blends the profane and poetic. Geoff Berner’s "The Fiddler is a Good Woman" pieces together the fictionally fragmented life of a Canadian rock violinist named DD, known for her many moods... Read More

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