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Claire Foster, Book Reviewer

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The Alchemist's Illusion

by Claire Foster

In The Alchemist’s Illusion, Zoe Faust continues her search for a missing mentor. The mystery involves an evil painting, a phoenix pendant of dark provenance, and an art crime that spans centuries. On one of Zoe’s walks through a... Read More

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The Time Has Come

by Claire Foster

Women’s issues are human issues, and Michael Kaufman’s new book "The Time Has Come" calls for men across the political, social, and economic spectrum to speak out about women’s rights. From domestic violence to paycheck inequality... Read More

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The Winter Riddle

by Claire Foster

Deck the halls and grab your Christmas garters! Sam Hooker’s smart, snarky new novel, "The Winter Riddle", is the best farce of the season. The Winter Witch is sick and tired of Vikings, jolly old elves, and frost giants. Her arctic... Read More

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The Melancholy Howl

by Claire Foster

Dabbing and elk hunters make bloody companions in "The Melancholy Howl", the fifth Allison Coil mystery from Mark Stevens. Legalized retail and recreational marijuana has come to Colorado, but instead of creating a mellow atmosphere, the... Read More

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Love Has No Color

by Claire Foster

"Love Has No Color" is a light interracial romance that skirts serious issues. Love is blind—and it can be deaf and dumb, too. "Love Has No Color" is an enthusiastic interracial romance that explores the taboos of black family life,... Read More

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This Atmosphere of Love

by Claire Foster

This deeply personal poetry collection is a tender homage to a lady deemed worth celebrating. Franklin Bass Jr.’s sweet and heartfelt poetry collection, "This Atmosphere of Love", is dedicated to his “special lady” and is filled... Read More

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An Abled Life

by Claire Foster

"An Abled Life" is an excellent, timely memoir about a lifelong illness, its consequences, and growing up with a disability in America’s golden era. The polio vaccine was patented in 1955. Eleven years earlier, Thomas C. Wilczewski was... Read More

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