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Aladinma

by Dontaná McPherson-Joseph

"Aladinma" is a coming-of-age novel set against the global changes and advances of the late twentieth century. Childhood friends find themselves in a courtroom battle over the copyright of a movie in Peter Obidike’s novel "Aladinma".... Read More

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War

by Dontaná McPherson-Joseph

"War" is a poetic meditation on the psyche, an exploration and expectoration of what’s negative. Written in the moment and not initially intended for release, the poems of Bjaine Dorach’s "War" are a glimpse into the recesses of the... Read More

Book Review

Spirit Garden

by Dontaná McPherson-Joseph

Love is the question and the answer in the passionate poetry collection "Spirit Garden". Nattalie Saso Sanchez’s poetry collection "Spirit Garden" reflects on, and responds to, love. Recognizing that love manifests in many forms—love... Read More

Book Review

The Pruning

by Dontaná McPherson-Joseph

A woman who longs for belonging navigates the perils of romance and religion in Ora Murphy’s engrossing novel. In Ora Murphy’s novel "The Pruning", a woman searches for love and religious belonging. Ruth, a single mom of three,... Read More

Book Review

Decagon

by Dontaná McPherson-Joseph

"Decagon" is a captivating, methodical, and action-packed urban fantasy adventure. The Angel of Death, on the run for over two hundred years, is out of time in Capes’s fantasy novel "Decagon". Dalia has walked the Dreaming and Waking... Read More

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He’s Kinda Tall

by Dontaná McPherson-Joseph

"He’s Kinda Tall" is an idealized novel about high school diversity in the 1960s. A boy’s sunny demeanor and artistic ability lead to him being tapped for a special project in Eldot’s novel "He’s Kinda Tall". Julian’s high... Read More

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