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Mislabeled as Disabled

by Barbara Nickles

"Mislabeled as Disabled" is a bracing call to arms that challenges the state of American education. Struggling learners are routinely failed by academic institutions, stuck in an unending cycle of underachievement, as Kalman R.... Read More

Book Review

Paint Her Dead

by Barbara Nickles

"Paint Her Dead" is an appealing, high-caliber murder mystery. Something foul is afoot at a charming coastal inn where interior designer Leah Dawson is supposed to spend a week at a painting workshop. Rather than dabbling in acrylics,... Read More

Book Review

A Girl's Courage

by Barbara Nickles

A Girl’s Courage serves as a reminder that while incest is an open wound, there is a way to mend it. A Girl’s Courage is a harrowing first-person narrative about a young woman’s ordeal of childhood incest that offers a beacon of... Read More

Book Review

A Higher Power

by Barbara Nickles

Dollars, dueling egos, and a little psychic intrigue make this a refreshing addition to the thriller genre. Action, intrigue, and globe-trotting plot twists make Daniel Davidsohn’s third thriller, "A Higher Power", an engaging and... Read More

Book Review

Three Weeks Less a Day

by Barbara Nickles

This fast-moving thriller is also a surprising celebration of survival. Gary D. McGugan’s "Three Weeks Less a Day" is an international thriller whose protagonist is a breast cancer patient, though his illness is only one of many twists... Read More

Book Review

Negative Buoyancy

by Barbara Nickles

This environmental thriller ably plays with themes of toxic corporate greed. Toxic dumping, diving, and death collide in the gripping thriller "Negative Buoyancy" from Richard Burkhart. The fast pace and enthralling descriptions of... Read More

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