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Book Review

Bonez by: Mr. Roses

by Ian Dailey

In the middle grade novel "Bonez by: Mr. Roses", a young skateboarder becomes a sudden star and wonders what’s truly important. In the rhyming middle grade novel "Bonez by: Mr. Roses", a skateboarder is faced with a life-altering... Read More

Book Review

Explanatory Value

by Peter Dabbene

Effective and affecting, the poems collected in "Explanatory Value" observe and expand upon everyday occurrences. Florence Fogelin’s crafted poetry collection "Explanatory Value" considers age, loss, and the wider world. These poems... Read More

Book Review

My Book of the Dead

by Dontaná McPherson-Joseph

No aspect of life is left unexamined in the piercing poems of Ana Castillo’s new collection "My Book of the Dead". Embracing her place as “the original Xicanista,” Castillo’s collection straddles the line between personal and... Read More

Book Review

Songs for Solo Voice

by Camille-Yvette Welsch

The lush poems of "Songs for Solo Voice" narrate a recovery from a relationship that ended in a painful manner. James R. Whitley’s poetry collection "Songs for Solo Voice" concerns a broken relationship, which is addressed from the... Read More

Book Review

Perishable World

by Dontaná McPherson-Joseph

"Perishable World" is poetry in its most lyrical form, blending the rhythms of human life and nature. Grief shows up in unexpected places in the poems of Alicia Hokanson’s "Perishable World". These poems weave words into pictures,... Read More

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