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Karen Rigby, Book Reviewer

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Botheration

by Karen Rigby

In the young adult mystery novel "Botheration", teenagers contend both with ordinary problems and a cyber terrorism investigation. In Vito DiBarone’s edgy mystery novel Botheration: Part One: The Missing Link, high school students seek... Read More

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Mǫ́lazha

by Karen Rigby

"Mǫ́lazha" is a meticulous survivor’s memoir about growing up Métis and facing generational traumas. Richard I. Hardy’s candid memoir "Mǫ́lazha" details his lineage, his Métis childhood in the Northwest Territories, and abuse... Read More

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Everyday Superheroes

by Karen Rigby

Science is an accessible career path for all, as displayed by the pioneering women in the biographical compilation "Everyday Superheroes". Erin Twamley, Katie Mehnert, and Joshua Sneideman’s "Everyday Superheroes" continues an... Read More

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Summer Lightning

by Karen Rigby

Intertwining historical events with personal milestones, "Summer Lightning" is a rewarding family saga. Roberta Silman’s elegant historical novel "Summer Lightning" covers decades of a family’s joys and tumults. In 1927, as both... Read More

Book Review

The Sweet Life

by Karen Rigby

Restoration and reawakened dreams gather in Suzanne Woods Fisher’s Christian romance novel "The Sweet Life", as a once engaged couple works through their differences, and a mother-daughter team inspires change. When Kevin calls off his... Read More

Book Review

The Precious Jules

by Karen Rigby

A Maryland family navigates the return of their institutionalized daughter in "The Precious Jules", Shawn Nocher’s contemplative novel about duty, love, and sibling fears. Thirty-two years ago, Ella Jules—a child challenged because... Read More

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The War on All Fronts

by Karen Rigby

A fledgling romance is the focus of Kim Oclon’s sensitive historical novel "The War on All Fronts". In 1967, high school graduates Anthony and Sam are poised to separate. One is bound for basic training by choice, and the other aims... Read More

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