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The Freeze-Frame Revolution

by Peter Dabbene

Hard science fiction that reads like a first-person parable, Peter Watts’s "The Freeze-Frame Revolution" is thoughtful, suspenseful, and unforgettable. Freedom and near-immortality are the stakes in a multimillion-year mutiny that... Read More

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by Kristine Morris

Obsessed with the rate of sea-level rise, environmental writer Elizabeth Rush traveled extensively along the US coasts and as far afield as Bangladesh, interviewing concerned scientists and coastal dwellers directly affected by... Read More

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Follow the Sun

by Susan Waggoner

Outstanding dialogue and realistic characters illuminate a convincing mystery in Edward J. Delaney’s "Follow the Sun". In coastal New England, tradition-hardened men are up against the sea, a dwindling supply of lobster, and the... Read More

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The Iconoclast's Journal

by Linda Thorlakson

Terry Griggs’s The Iconoclast’s Journal compels thoughts, things, places, and faces to populate its pages with their hidden stories: too outrageous to be believed yet too convincing to be doubted, and universally successful in... Read More

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by Letitia Montgomery-Rodgers

Edgar Bendler is twenty-four years old and lost in his loss. His girlfriend is gone—perhaps missing, perhaps dead. His cat, too. Life between university terms looms, and without the distraction of study, Ed is likely to throw himself... Read More

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49 Buddhas

by John M. Murray

Blending elements of philosophy, religion, and the mystery genre to interesting effect, "49 Buddhas" is the start of a series to watch. Jim Ringel’s refreshing and complex murder mystery "49 Buddhas" borrows from Eastern philosophy and... Read More

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Queer Magic

by Mya Alexice

Tomás Prower’s "Queer Magic" explores the seemingly heteronormative history of the world’s religions and turns it on its head. It delves into overlooked or rewritten deities, historical figures, and religions with inclusive... Read More

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