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  • FICTION

    JUSTICE BY THE POUND

    JAN. 16, 2018

FICTION

JUSTICE BY THE POUND

by Ivan Weinberg

Consistently riveting—whether the protagonist contends with baddies or hones his skills in the courtroom. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    WORLD, INCORPORATED

    JULY 3, 2018

  • FICTION

    GITA

    JUNE 6, 2018

  • FICTION

    A NIGHT IN OCTOBER

    SEPT. 16, 2017

FICTION

A NIGHT IN OCTOBER

by Robert J. Illo

A compassionate and beautifully crafted cautionary tale with memorable protagonists; cold seawater practically drips from... Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    KICK-ASS KINDA GIRL

    OCT. 9, 2018

NONFICTION

KICK-ASS KINDA GIRL

by Kathi Koll

An engaging, warts-and-all telling of the ups and downs of a full-time caregiver. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE GOSPEL OF CATHERINE DEARE

    MAY 8, 2018

  • FICTION

    MORE THAN ONE TRUTH

    JULY 1, 2018

MORE THAN ONE TRUTH

by Matt Benson

Well-written, insightful, and spooky—an entertaining courtroom tale. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    FINDING THE EXIT

    JUNE 5, 2018

NONFICTION

FINDING THE EXIT

by Lea A. Ellermeier

An absorbing, thoughtful, and joyful account of a business executive’s remarkable rise. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    VALEDICTORIAN

    DEC. 4, 2006

MYSTERY & DETECTIVE

VALEDICTORIAN

by Jennifer Mason

An enjoyable, sometimes-challenging work for those who like contemplative, simmering mysteries. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    A DREAM TO DIE FOR

    JULY 16, 2019

  • FICTION

    STORM SEASON

    SEPT. 15, 2018

STORM SEASON

by Susan Wingate

A bleak but undeniably affecting family tale. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    WARRIORS AND FOOLS

    APRIL 8, 2018

NONFICTION

WARRIORS AND FOOLS

by Harry Rothmann

A thought-provoking, well-researched diagnosis of the Vietnam War. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE ENIGMA SOURCE

    AUG. 12, 2018

FICTION

THE ENIGMA SOURCE

by Charles V. Breakfield and Roxanne E. Burkey

Another top-tier installment that showcases exemplary recurring characters and tech subplots. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    FIRE MASTER

FICTION

FIRE MASTER

by Rhonda Denise Johnson

A thoroughly enjoyable fantasy sequel that should make readers crave yet another visit to Nanosia. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE WOLF AND THE RAIN

    SEPT. 28, 2018

  • FICTION

    THE WINNER MAKER

    DEC. 1, 2018

  • FICTION

    GEHENNA RISES

    OCT. 15, 2019

FICTION

GEHENNA RISES

by Julian Boote

Smart, invigorating, and, like the best zombie stories, relentlessly creepy. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    WORDSTRUCK!

    JUNE 2, 2018

NONFICTION

WORDSTRUCK!

by Susanna Janssen

A language enthusiast offers a compilation of amusing and singular columns. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    LIFE IS ALL ABOUT RELATIONSHIPS

    JUNE 18, 2018

NONFICTION

LIFE IS ALL ABOUT RELATIONSHIPS

by Rod Strohl

A worthy personal guide that calls for healthier and more mindful relationships in all areas of life. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    SEVEN FULL DAYS

FICTION

SEVEN FULL DAYS

by Ferris Shelton

An engrossing Christmas Carol–esque parable of modern racism. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    SHORT ROUNDS

    FEB. 1, 2018

FICTION

SHORT ROUNDS

by Paul Gore

An impressive assortment of lithe, charming tales. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    THE IMAGINATION WARRIORS

    OCT. 20, 2018

  • CHILDREN'S

    MAGIC MOON

    NOV. 2, 2017

CHILDREN'S

MAGIC MOON

by Shirley Moulton

Sometimes rough around the edges but an imaginative illustration of emotional intelligence. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    MIDSUMMER'S BOTTOM

    JUNE 21, 2018

FICTION

MIDSUMMER'S BOTTOM

by Darren Dash

A clever and kinky theatrical romp with a big heart. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    IT'S NOT TOO LATE BABY

    JUNE 22, 2018

IT'S NOT TOO LATE BABY

by Eva G Kane

A vulnerable and illuminating account of a wife attempting to save her marriage. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE CHAOS TRILOGY

    NOV. 1, 2017

FICTION

THE CHAOS TRILOGY

by Jim Hamilton

A trilogy of exuberant and lucid tales that exhibits a fear of the future, regardless of the time period. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    DEAD RECKONING IN FREDERICK

    JUNE 23, 2017

MYSTERY & DETECTIVE

DEAD RECKONING IN FREDERICK

by P.J. Allen

Taut, riveting story in which apparitions and corporeal baddies remain comparably terrifying. Full review >

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