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The Lizard Princess

by Allyce Amidon

Examining society through the lens of a fairy tale, this fantasy quest lends a hand toward making our contemporary world a little better. Fairy tales are quite often relegated to the realm of children. And while they might make for good... Read More

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Out There

by Allyce Amidon

Jefferson Long Soldier returns from two tours in Iraq, whole in body but wounded in soul and with the deep-seated conviction that Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s One Hundred Years of Solitude, which he carried with him, saved his life.... Read More

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Ace

by Allyce Amidon

Well-drawn characters are the highlights of this top-notch, entertaining thriller. Detectives Sal Mitchell and Eddie Sandovan are back in Steve Williams’s most recent mystery, "Ace". This time they’ve got a murder that wraps up just... Read More

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Rage of Gressevia

by Allyce Amidon

Rayne is the son of the only blacksmith in Gressevia who can forge magic weapons for King Midas. He’s grown up hearing the story of Midas’s rise to power—his indiscriminate slaughter of the magical creatures who once preyed on... Read More

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Baddawi

by Allyce Amidon

At turns heartbreaking and humorous, this coming-of-age story is a must read. Leila Abdelrazaq tells the story of her father Ahmad’s childhood growing up as a Palestinian refugee, from first grade through to his decision to attend... Read More

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Girl in Dior

by Allyce Amidon

This exquisite graphic novel presents a glimpse of life behind the scenes at Dior in the ’40s and ‘50s. The fictionalized Clara, who becomes a model for Christian Dior following the launch of his “New Look,” serves as the gateway... Read More

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