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Goat Castle

by Clarissa Goldsmith

This riveting true-crime exploration highlights the relationship between race and the law in the post-Civil War South. Karen L. Cox’s Goat Castle: A True Story of Murder, Race, and the Gothic South translates historical facts into an... Read More

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Subtle Moments

by Clarissa Goldsmith

This collection of poems suggests that every moment holds wondrous possibilities. Vinay Benjamin’s poetry collection "Subtle Moments" celebrates the wonder of human existence by exploring its most mundane parts. Poems range in focus,... Read More

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Isle

by Clarissa Goldsmith

An epic fantasy plot combines with a young woman’s struggles to come of age and understand herself in this cinematic novel. "Isle" by Jes Dory is both a bildungsroman and an adventure story. The novel grounds all its twists, turns, and... Read More

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Stumbling Out the Stable

by Clarissa Goldsmith

With its focus on character and experience, "Stumbling Out the Stable" is a through exploration of modern adulthood. Stumbling out the Stable is the bildungsroman of the new generation. Sean Pravica touches on the confusion plaguing... Read More

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Transformed

by Clarissa Goldsmith

A CIA agent and a dominatrix connect in this vibrant and exciting novel. Transformed: San Francisco is both a romance and a thriller. With rich characters and a fast-paced plot, coauthors Suzanne Falter and Jack Harvey deliver a story of... Read More

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Maze of Blood

by Clarissa Goldsmith

Simultaneously poetic and economic, this is a layered and complex exploration of human existence and the experiences that mold a person. "Maze of Blood" reads almost like a poem. Marly Youmans’s language is sweeping and grandiose and... Read More

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