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A Justified Bitch

by Leia Menlove

The true story here is one of a sister helping a sister, a mother-and-child-reunion, and a woman on the road to recovery. H. G. McKinnis’s "A Justified Bitch" may be labeled a murder mystery, but its real story is of family ties and... Read More

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Resistance

by Leia Menlove

Self-referential humor creates a refreshing metafictional world that paves the way for a well-balanced and entertaining superpowered adventure. Samit Basu is a wunderkind when it comes to action. His second adult novel, "Resistance",... Read More

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Night Creatures

by Leia Menlove

Could vampires cure one of the modern age’s most terrifying epidemics? When Bryant moves to Manhattan, he is absorbed into the swinging 1980s gay scene— complete with bathhouse sex and bar romance. Yet behind all the fun, a... Read More

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Counting to D

by Leia Menlove

Even certified geniuses have trouble in school now and then, especially if they have dyslexia. Sam isn’t your ordinary genius. Sure, she’s been invited to join a so-called “Brain Trust” of brilliant teens, and she’s enrolled in... Read More

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Poor Little Dead Girls

by Leia Menlove

These private-school gals are just so very pretty, witty, and privileged, you could die. "Poor Little Dead Girls" is a chick-lit-flavored thriller that follows lacrosse star and scholarship student Sadie in her days at an exclusive DC... Read More

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Defy the Night

by Leia Menlove

Sometimes parents just don’t understand…that kids just want to save the world. In the Munn mother/daughter premier novel, "Defy the Night", a young heroine named Magali risks her life to rescue children from deadly Nazi internment... Read More

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84 Ribbons

by Leia Menlove

In this riveting ballet story set in 1950s America, Paddy Eger reminds us that not every ballerina gets her fairy-tale ending. Seventeen-year-old Marta Selbryth always dreamed of being a professional ballet dancer. When she secures a... Read More

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The Loathly Lady

by Leia Menlove

This sword-and-sorcery fantasy contains a few spicy differences from the usual fare. John Lawson’s "The Loathly Lady" inhabits that familiar terrain of the sword-and-sorcery fantasy. True to its hallowed tradition, this world is rife... Read More

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