• FICTION

    THE VIRUS OF BEAUTY

    JULY 31, 2019

FICTION

THE VIRUS OF BEAUTY

by C. B. Lyall

An engaging fantasy with creative worldbuilding and authentically conflicted teen characters caught in a magical power... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    ENTANGLEMENT

    AUG. 5, 2019

FICTION

ENTANGLEMENT

by John K Danenbarger

Gritty characters solidify an intelligent story and an abstract concept. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    HARD EASY

    MARCH 31, 2020

NONFICTION

HARD EASY

by Arthur F. Coombs III

Quick, clear anecdotes offer bold encouragement to take the “hard-easy” road to success in life. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    WOUNDED ANGELS

    JAN. 14, 2020

FICTION

WOUNDED ANGELS

by Chuck Miceli

A straightforward, engaging tale about finding a meaningful friendship late in life. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE RIGHTEOUS ONE

    AUG. 29, 2019

FICTION

THE RIGHTEOUS ONE

by Neil Perry Gordon

An entertaining, thought-provoking fantasy in which a plainspoken protagonist is enlisted in a war. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    FREE AND HOLY WHERE YOU ARE

    AUG. 7, 2019

  • NONFICTION

    WHERE WAR ENDS

    OCT. 29, 2019

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

WHERE WAR ENDS

by Tom Voss & Rebecca Anne Nguyen

An offbeat and inspiring tale of a vet trying to find a way to help himself. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    BITS OF STRING TOO SMALL TO SAVE

    MAY 15, 2017

FICTION

BITS OF STRING TOO SMALL TO SAVE

by Ruby Peru ; illustrated by Harris Philip

A wildly imaginative, occasionally haunting fantasy anchored by strong, evolving female characters. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    ODD BIRDS

    SEPT. 24, 2019

FICTION

ODD BIRDS

by Severo Perez

An elegantly conceived tale—boasting a culturally and historically astute plot—that demands to be read. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    DAMNED IF SHE DOES

    JAN. 23, 2020

DAMNED IF SHE DOES

by Kathleen Kelley Reardon

A well-paced, enjoyable whodunit that leaves just enough plot threads dangling for a potential sequel. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    BLOSSOM

    JUNE 29, 2019

NONFICTION

BLOSSOM

by Anna Carner

A thought-provoking, poignant, and unusual love story that lingers. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    MILO DOES NOT LIKE MORNINGS

    APRIL 22, 2019

CHILDREN'S

MILO DOES NOT LIKE MORNINGS

by Sasha Graham , illustrated by Angelina Valieva

Entertaining writing and appealing illustrations encourage kids to tap into their resources. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE EMPEROR AND THE COURT MAGICIAN

THE EMPEROR AND THE COURT MAGICIAN

by Jikun Kathy Sankey

An inventive tale of royal intrigue with accents of mysticism and magic. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE LIGHTHOUSE

FICTION

THE LIGHTHOUSE

by Elaine Kozak

A peculiar but engrossing family drama, elevated by truly rich characters. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE BLACK MADONNA AND THE YOUNG SCULPTOR

    DEC. 18, 2019

SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY

THE BLACK MADONNA AND THE YOUNG SCULPTOR

by Eric G. Müller

A sometimes turgid, sometimes beguiling fantasy of spiritual awakening through creativity. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE INVISIBLE BOAT

    DEC. 7, 2013

FICTION

THE INVISIBLE BOAT

by Eric G. Müller

A delightful, compelling fantasy adventure sure to win fans. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    UNDER THE COTTONWOOD TREE

  • FICTION

    THE RIVER NYMPH

    JUNE 17, 2019

FICTION

THE RIVER NYMPH

by Anne Lovett

A richly detailed and thoroughly entertaining historical tale. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    HEY ADMISSIONSMOM

    AUG. 30, 2019

NONFICTION

HEY ADMISSIONSMOM

by Carolyn Allison Caplan

A one-stop manual for the college admissions world; essential reading for everybody from high school juniors to military... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    WALKER'S KEY

    JUNE 4, 2019

FICTION

WALKER'S KEY

by Frank B. Haddleton

A well-researched mystery punctuated by thrilling tension and deep emotion. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    BREATH LOVE

    JUNE 11, 2019

NONFICTION

BREATH LOVE

by Lauren Chelec Cafritz

A wonderfully inviting guide that reminds readers that calm breathing is the center of life itself. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    SOLDIERS OF FREEDOM

    MARCH 23, 2020

FICTION

SOLDIERS OF FREEDOM

by Samuel Marquis

A granular and engrossing tale about the last months of World War II’s European theater. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    COLLECTED WORKS

NONFICTION

COLLECTED WORKS

by Deanna Miesch photographed by Deanna Miesch

A remarkable gathering of experimental scenes from a master photographer. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    A SONG FOR THE ROAD

    AUG. 27, 2019

FICTION

A SONG FOR THE ROAD

by Rayne Lacko

A sweet, twangy tale about a boy finding his future on the way to his past. Full review >

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