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Shana Creaney, Book Reviewer

Shana Creaney is a born-and-raised New Yorker who likes strong tea, bad weather, and avoiding the dentist. She loves science fiction and fantasy, modernism, and grandiose existential crises brought about by the most mundane things. She is currently working on her MA in Literature at CUNY City College and hopes to pursue a PhD in comparative literature with a focus on non-Anglo modernist writers writing around World War I.

Book Review

Fire, Faith & Glory

by Shana Creaney

Fire, Faith & Glory is a heartfelt poetry collection centered in a pediatric intensive care hospital. R. R. Pravin’s poetry collection Fire, Faith & Glory responds with emotional eloquence to a stressful, difficult job working... Read More

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The Unlounging

by Shana Creaney

Selraybob is an unexpected protagonist whose journey is satisfying and thoughtful. A humorous and engaging fictional memoir, "The Unlounging" relates an existential crisis. When the book begins, Selraybob is sitting in his lounger,... Read More

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Always Red

by Shana Creaney

Ronin’s is a series that holds fast to the notion of true love and the classic ideal of a rescuer. "Always Red" hinges on the idea of love conquering all and being worth any cost. Veronica, called Red, has just had a devastating... Read More

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My Pet Serial Killer

by Shana Creaney

Claire’s self-image underscores the notion that anyone could be a violent psychopath. "My Pet Serial Killer", by Michael J. Seidlinger, is an unsettling and deeply graphic thriller focusing on the overlap between sex and violence.... Read More

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Women Within

by Shana Creaney

Relevant and expertly arranged, this novel is composed of stirring and sympathetic trials and tribulations. "Women Within" interweaves three women’s lives in an introspective, literary fashion. The narration showcases the thoughts and... Read More

Book Review

Variance

by Shana Creaney

Moral and ethical conundrums dominate in this futuristic science fiction adventure. "Variance" by Josen Llave is a militaristic action-adventure story that takes place in the distant future and revolves around differing systems of belief... Read More

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