Foreword Reviews

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

Saint Agnes’ Garden

by Shana Creaney

"Saint Agnes’ Garden" is a pleasant, quaint coming-of-age novel about relying on faith and learning to be okay with being less than perfect. In Diana Lynn Klueh’s short, sweet novel "Saint Agnes’ Garden", a young girl finds that... Read More

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The Lady in the Coppergate Tower

by Shana Creaney

Nancy Campbell Allen’s steampunk romance "The Lady in the Coppergate Tower" is a fantasy-laden Victorian era tale whose fascinating world is filled with drama and adventure. In high society London, working class Hazel works and pines... Read More

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The Dishwasher

by Shana Creaney

Stéphane Larue’s debut "The Dishwasher" is a precision piece of youthful omphaloskepsis and urban fatigue. Its crisp narration and nearly journalistic aplomb with detailing the addictive spiral of its protagonist make it compelling.... Read More

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Philosophy

by Shana Creaney

"Philosophy" is a casual discourse that addresses human nature from a personal perspective. Rahmel Garner’s discourse "Philosophy" questions the essence of human nature and proposes the influence of the devil on human beings’... Read More

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Le Morte d'Arthur

by Shana Creaney

Le Morte d’Arthur underscores the heroics, drama, and majesty of the Arthurian legends without the complex, convoluted language often associated with them. Gerald J. Davis’s modernized translation of the Arthurian myth is Le Morte... Read More

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Dig Down

by Shana Creaney

In this action-driven thriller, the antihero lead gets what he deserves, much to the audience’s delight. Damian Myron’s high-tension action thriller "Dig Down" is the story of Robbie Moore, an American financial advisor who’s on... Read More

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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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