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Eileen Gonzalez, Book Reviewer

Book Review

The Prettiest Star

by Eileen Gonzalez

A family grapples with prejudice and impending loss in Carter Sickels’s historical novel "The Prettiest Star". In 1980, Brian ran away from his conservative hometown and arrived in New York City, where he could live openly as a gay... Read More

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Fiebre Tropical

by Eileen Gonzalez

A lonely, stubborn teenager struggles to adjust to life in America in Juliana Delgado Lopera’s gripping novel, "Fiebre Tropical". Francisca’s life is upended when her recently divorced mother drags her family from Colombia to... Read More

Book Review

Transference

by Eileen Gonzalez

"Transference" is a fantastical futuristic novel of epic scale. A wrongly imprisoned man tries to rescue his family and topple the regime that convicted him in B.T. Keaton’s speculative novel "Transference". Barrabas has six days left... Read More

Book Review

Dancing with Langston

by Eileen Gonzalez

"Dancing with Langston" is a powerful novel about the rewards and the realities of following one’s dreams. A visit to an elderly relative turns a mourning woman’s life upside down in Sharyn Skeeter’s absorbing novel "Dancing with... Read More

Book Review

Black and Blue in Harlem

by Eileen Gonzalez

"Black and Blue in Harlem" is a character-driven mystery about a mistake that costs two people their lives and the detective determined to find out the truth. A boozy private eye looks into the death of a child services worker while... Read More

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Cheater’s Game

by Eileen Gonzalez

"Cheater’s Game" is a ripped-from-the-headlines legal thriller in which the natural tension between a parent and his newly grown child takes a life-changing turn. In Paul Levine’s thriller "Cheater’s Game", a lawyer risks his... Read More

Book Review

Trump

by Eileen Gonzalez

The satirical cartoons compiled in "Trump" poke cheeky fun at current events and political figures. America’s forty-fifth president is the subject E. M. Fintan’s political and satirical "Trump". Moving from the 2016 presidential... Read More

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