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Adults and Other Children

by Ho Lin

Lies, misconceptions and self-deception are at the heart of Miriam Cohen’s funny, scathing, and touching collection "Adults and Other Children". Following the fortunes of girls as they navigate the perilous road to adulthood, Cohen’s... Read More

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Heartland Calamitous

by Kristen Rabe

In his compelling collection of stories—most only a few pages long—Michael Credico marshals bold, creative images to depict a grim Midwest dominated by slaughterhouses and fast food restaurants. While not much happens and characters... Read More

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Open Fire

by Karen Rigby

In 1917, Maria Bochkareva commanded the Women’s Battalion of Death, a unit in the Russian army that fought against invading Germany. In Amber Lough’s novel "Open Fire", this episode in women’s military history is the piercing... Read More

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Lost Feast

by Rachel Jagareski

Ironically, just as many of us have become passionate foodies who enjoy global edibles and markets that groan with produce, much of this Rabelaisian banquet has become endangered. In the edifying and entertaining "Lost Feast", Lenore... Read More

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