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The Torch Bearer's Exorcism

by Vernieda Vergara

Quiet and realistic in its examination of the dangers of young love, this is a sympathetic coming-of-age story. In The Torch Bearer’s Exorcism, Linda Luisa Varela Tychsen tells a painful coming-of-age tale about illusions and... Read More

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A Mansion on the Moon

by Vernieda Vergara

Despite its tragic opening, the novel soars to dramatic heights as it illustrates that love can indeed conquer all. C. Sablan Gault weaves an emotional tale about the enduring human spirit in her multigenerational saga, "A Mansion on the... Read More

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Triple Love Score

by Vernieda Vergara

In "Triple Love Score", sometimes life gives you what you want but not always in the form you expected. Brandi Megan Granett mixes romance, poetry, and Scrabble in the charming "Triple Love Score". Through realistic characters who face... Read More

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The Perfect Tear

by Vernieda Vergara

"The Perfect Tear" is an interesting take on a familiar tale about a humble girl who saves the world. Connie Lansberg weaves an intriguing world where music creates life in "The Perfect Tear". In this updated fairy tale that blends... Read More

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The Second Winter

by Vernieda Vergara

"The Second Winter" captures not the lives of soldiers on the battlefield, but those of simple people living on the edges. Against the backdrop of World War II, multiple lives collide in Craig Larsen’s "The Second Winter". Spurred into... Read More

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Tricks Every Boy Can Do

by Vernieda Vergara

"Tricks Every Boy Can Do" offers a meditation on how family both molds and transforms us. The contentious relationship between two identical brothers takes center stage in Paul Buchanan’s "Tricks Every Boy Can Do". People are defined... Read More

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Ganesha's Temple

by Vernieda Vergara

It’s an adventure that forms an enjoyable whole by balancing a fantastical hero’s journey with current political events. Rohit Gaur introduces an exciting new world in the first installment of his Temple Wars series, Ganesha’s... Read More

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