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Randi Hacker, Book Reviewer

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Feet of the Nevis

by Randi Hacker

In the fantasy novel "Feet of the Nevis", brave people face a dark, sinister threat to their society. In Terrence Pershall’s novel "Feet of the Nevis", the citizens of a peaceful agrarian hamlet face a supernatural wolf-man and his... Read More

Book Review

Listified!

by Randi Hacker

Andrew Pettie’s "Listified!" collects far-ranging factoids that are fabulous, fascinating, and often funny. Scannable and organized, lists are easy to love; they’re one of the most accessible ways to present information. Ranging from... Read More

Book Review

Porno Valley

by Randi Hacker

In Philip Elliott’s hard-boiled mystery Porno Valley, an aging private eye tracks down a missing porn star in a case that involves sex, drugs, and rock and roll. Mickey is seventy-eight and ready to retire when a young porn actress... Read More

Book Review

Espoused

by Randi Hacker

"Espoused" is a clever satirical novel whose approach to marriage, commitment, and love is thought provoking. In Jean Marie Davis’s satirical novel "Espoused", marriages are legally dissolved after fifteen years, and those who wish to... Read More

Book Review

Utopia PR

by Randi Hacker

Sharp and witty, the novel "Utopia PR" is a free range political send-up set in a chaotic, perplexing, and familiar future world. In Adam Bender’s future-adjacent political satire "Utopia PR", a government public relations operative... Read More

Book Review

Buy Me Love

by Randi Hacker

In Martha Cooley’s novel "Buy Me Love", a woman’s lottery win reveals her complicated relationships with money, family, and art. Ellen and her brother, Win, were raised by a father who was a world-renowned, closeted opera singer, and... Read More

Book Review

The Math Kids

by Randi Hacker

In the entertaining middle grade mystery novel An Encrypted Clue, teamwork, brainwork, and generosity of spirit are fundamental to the solutions of more than just math problems. In David Cole’s chapter book An Encrypted Clue, a group... Read More

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