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Bad Keys

by Karen Rigby

Sometimes profane and often delightful, this caper finds absurdity even in moments of danger. In "Bad Keys", a piano tuner finds romance with a zoo intern who moonlights as a swimsuit model. J. B. Curry’s energetic novel is a... Read More

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A New Way to Food

by Karen Rigby

Culinary professional and Eat Boutique creator Maggie Battista charts her weight-loss transformation in "A New Way to Food". This candid hybrid memoir gathers mostly dairy-free vegetarian recipes to encourage ditching a diet mentality on... Read More

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The Middle Ground

by Karen Rigby

Pervasive in their record of vanishment, "The Middle Ground"’s surprising stories are linked by memory and loss. From ephemeral ice crystals to a sister who disappears, from the illusion of a movie career that never launches to a man... Read More

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The Truth About Leaving

by Karen Rigby

In Natalie Blitt’s romance, "The Truth About Leaving", high school senior Lucy Green discovers that things seldom go as planned. Fresh on the heels of a breakup, Lucy meets Dov Meiri, a new Israeli student whose future as a conscript... Read More

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Houdini Carini

by Karen Rigby

"Houdini Carini" is a charming picture book with a matter-of-fact, lucid reminder that mastery takes time. In her picture book "Houdini Carini", Anne Zadek presents Houdini, an eager girl whose parents are magicians and who discovers... Read More

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