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Black Sugar

by Camille-Yvette Welsch

"Black Sugar" opens as pirate Henry Morgan dies clutching his gold, his ship sinking under a Caribbean forest. In this moment of vivid magical realism, Miguel Bonnefoy sets the stakes for his novel—sunken treasure in the islands and... Read More

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The Out-of-Sorts

by Camille-Yvette Welsch

These stories offer a vivid glimpse of the lives of Rust Belt inhabitants. “Everything with a beating heart knows when aloneness has come to stay,” says a married woman living above the burning core of Centralia, Pennsylvania. She... Read More

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As Lie is to Grin

by Camille-Yvette Welsch

A sophisticated and complex work, this debut reconsiders the coming-of-age story for the twenty-first century. In his debut novel, Simeon Marsalis uses a complex structure to tell the story of David, an aspiring writer and a freshman at... Read More

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Trusting Grace

by Camille-Yvette Welsch

Brendan smartly uses the West and the aftermath of the Civil War in this charming romance and interesting piece of historical fiction. Corinthians claims love is gentle, kind, and patient, but sometimes, getting to that love can be... Read More

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