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Dirt Road

by Bradley A. Scott

Southern music and keen observations move the teenage protagonist toward adulthood in this thoughtful book. James Kelman’s "Dirt Road" is the story of a talented but self-conscious teenager who is just beginning to grapple with adult... Read More

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Do We Not Bleed?

by Bradley A. Scott

This is a lively and thoughtful hybrid of detective story and psychological literary fiction. Daniel Taylor’s "Do We Not Bleed?" is presented as a detective story, but that’s only half of its appeal. This is a witty and thoughtful... Read More

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Comrade Baron

by Bradley A. Scott

Jaap Scholten has done an extraordinary job of recording and presenting the stories of a persecution almost forgotten. In "Comrade Baron", Jaap Scholten explores a harrowing history little known in the English-speaking world. With a... Read More

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Unwanted

by Bradley A. Scott

"Unwanted" is a sober and carefully researched narrative of murder and justice in the late nineteenth century. Andrew Young’s "Unwanted" resurrects a Gilded Age murder mystery, immersing audiences into the mental and emotional world of... Read More

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Didn’t Get Frazzled

by Bradley A. Scott

"Didn’t Get Frazzled" is by turns sardonic, touching, raucous, sexy, and sometimes downright gross. It’s also hugely entertaining. Who knew that going to medical school was so funny? David Z. Hirsch’s "Didn’t Get Frazzled" spins... Read More

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Thursday, 1:17 p.m.

by Bradley A. Scott

Thursday, 1:17 pm is an unconventional and intriguing novel that blends thoughtful insight with an irreverent, anything-goes attitude reminiscent of Chuck Palahniuk. Michael Landweber’s Thursday, 1:17 pm is a thought-provoking... Read More

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Forsaken

by Bradley A. Scott

In this superior work of historical fiction, a black laundress is accused of murder in a town dominated by Jim Crow. This riveting first novel, inspired by real events, tells a harrowing tale of an honorable man in a dishonorable world.... Read More

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