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Daughter of Liberty

by Dana Rae Laverty

The fiery inhabitants of colonial Boston are shown in all their gritty, conflicted glory—grasping for independence as neighboring Loyalists pledge their allegiance to Mother England—in J.M. Hochstetler’s meticulously detailed... Read More

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Floating Worlds

by Dana Rae Laverty

Fans of the prolific author/illustrator Edward Gorey will delight in Floating Worlds: The Letters of Edward Gorey & Peter F. Neumeyer, which chronicles the personal correspondence between the pair as they collaborated on three... Read More

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More KnitWits

by Dana Rae Laverty

Knitting doyenne Katie Boyette loves to surprise people with her fun and funky creations. Once, while at soccer practice, another mother asked her what she was working on. “Well,” she responded, “it’s a toilet … a toilet... Read More

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Eat Naked

by Dana Rae Laverty

Margaret Floyd’s new Eat Naked: Unprocessed, Unpolluted and Undressed Eating for a Healthier, Sexier You will, at the very least, make you rethink your relationship with food even if you’re already eating a somewhat healthy diet.... Read More

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This Is Not Your City

by Dana Rae Laverty

It is July and we are a miraculous age. With this, Caitlin Horrocks’s debut offering of stories takes off in a blaze of promise and hope, full of startling clarity and writing that pulls the reader further and further into the book... Read More

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The Reservoir

by Dana Rae Laverty

The fluidity of the bonds of brotherhood and faith are examined in John Milliken Thompson’s first novel, "The Reservoir", which is based on a true story and focuses on the lives of brothers Tommie and Willie Cluverius in 1885 Richmond,... Read More

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Tokyo on Foot

by Dana Rae Laverty

Drawing is a solitary activity. Coupled with being alone and 6,000 miles from home, one could expect Florent Chavouet’s first book, the graphic novel Tokyo on Foot: Travels in the City’s Most Colorful Neighborhoods, to be a cold and... Read More

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