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by Karen Rigby

"Split-Level" is a literary novel that navigates intimate struggles with unforgettable style. Sande Boritz Berger sets a 1970s Jersey housewife on a provocative collision course in "Split-Level", a sharp portrait of female empowerment.... Read More

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The Eclipse Dancer

by Laura Leavitt

"The Eclipse Dancer" is a resonant literary fantasy in which distinct cultures clash and supernatural possibilities are ever-present. A dreamy, mournful fantasy, Laura Koerber’s "The Eclipse Dancer" inspires thoughts of other possible... Read More

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Nobody I Know

by Jeremiah Rood

Raising good questions about the state of contemporary society, "Nobody I Know" is a compelling religious psychological thriller. John J. Gaynard’s heady thriller "Nobody I Know" mines ideas about terrorism and the intellect to... Read More

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Hearts Set Free

by Edith Wairimu

With its focus on the presence of God in human lives, "Hearts Set Free" is a powerful and inspiring novel. Jess Lederman’s uplifting and compelling Christian novel "Hearts Set Free" is about hearts that come to Jesus in unexpected... Read More

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by Michelle Anne Schingler

Set at the dawn of the 1980s, Norma Elia Cantú’s lovely novel "Cabañuelas" occupies a culturally liminal space. Nena is from a family in Laredo, Texas, that keeps its Mexican culture alive, even while sending its sons to fight for... Read More

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Man Mission

by Joe Taylor

Through its fun vacation scenes, the novel becomes a critique of commonplace definitions of manhood and a proposal of a healthier, more relational, and realistic model. Eytan Uliel’s novel "Man Mission" is a satisfying chronicle of... Read More

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