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Living Color

by Danielle Ballantyne

A Mexican American girl progresses from kindergarten to graduation in 1960s and ’70s California in "Living Color", a collection of linked stories by Donna Miscolta. One of four children in a transient Navy family, Angie Rubio knows she... Read More

Book Review

Like a Bird

by Danielle Ballantyne

Fariha Róisín’s novel sings of building joy within sorrow and spins a gossamer reverie that clings to the consciousness. Taylia grows up on the Upper West Side as the less loved younger daughter of a mixed race family. Her father is... Read More

Book Review

The Wasteland

by Danielle Ballantyne

Strained from historical fact, "The Wasteland" is a fictionalized glimpse into the conflicted mind of T. S. Eliot. Starting with his time working in a bank and traveling to the publication of “The Waste Land,” the novel reads like a... Read More

Book Review

God*s Will

by Danielle Ballantyne

Based on a true story, Matthew John Echan’s novel "God*s Will" probes religious fanaticism, and the suffering inflicted in its name. Fourteen-year-old Sam is told by his adoptive mother than he’s going to spend some time with his... Read More

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