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American Dreaming

by Aimee Jodoin

Skewering capitalism ably, "American Dreaming" is a political satire that’s defined by euphemistic humor and a stream-of-consciousness style. In William Wall’s cerebral satirical novel "American Dreaming", a working-class hero is... Read More

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Toxic Fr.O.G.

by Aimee Jodoin

"Toxic Fr.O.G." is an inspiring coming-of-age novel whose heroine immerses herself in science, diverse cultures, and a deep friendship. In Richard Roach’s heartwarming coming-of-age novel "Toxic Fr.O.G.", a once awkward young woman... Read More

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My Storied Year

by Aimee Jodoin

A seventh grader grows from an angry, insecure boy with dyslexia into a confident, hopeful young man in Katie Proctor’s middle grade novel, "My Storied Year". Dragon Stewart hates school. He’s a year older than his seventh-grade... Read More

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As If Death Summoned

by Aimee Jodoin

Alan Rose’s literary novel "As If Death Summoned" is about grief and community in the time of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. The book’s unnamed narrator has returned to the US from Australia, where he spent a decade with his partner, Gray,... Read More

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Toot Fairy

by Aimee Jodoin

"Toot Fairy" is an entertaining picture book with a kind message about succeeding in spite of imperfections. A lactose intolerant tooth fairy in training learns that differences can lead to success in Brian W. Donnelly’s uproarious... Read More

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Stealing Liberty

by Aimee Jodoin

"Stealing Liberty" is a funny and dramatic novel whose hero questions what it means to be an adult. In Jack Augenblick’s dark comedy "Stealing Liberty", an unemployed man undertakes an adventure to do a probably illegal favor for a... Read More

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