• FICTION

    THE QUEEN OF GAY STREET

    NOV. 8, 2022

NONFICTION

THE QUEEN OF GAY STREET

by Esther Mollica Esther Mollica

An entertaining, often poignant portrait of New York romance blending humor with heartache. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    FRANKIE'S WISH

    AUG. 12, 2022

CHILDREN'S

FRANKIE'S WISH

by Once Upon a Dance ; illustrated by Emilia Rumińska

A strong quest tale encouraging imagination, movement, and hard work. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    FIREFLY FRAN'S FRAN-TASTIC DAY

    MARCH 7, 2023

CHILDREN'S

FIREFLY FRAN'S FRAN-TASTIC DAY

by Kristin Crowell Ellis ; illustrated by Brian Talbott

An uplifting, well-illustrated adventure full of whimsy and joy. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    BY ACCIDENT

NONFICTION

BY ACCIDENT

by Joanne Greene

A clearsighted reflection on the need to let go in the face of uncertainty. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    GIRL OF LIGHT

FICTION

GIRL OF LIGHT

by Elana Gomel

A cerebral, nightmarish, but compulsively readable tale. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    SUBURBAN BIGAMY

    JAN. 17, 2023

NONFICTION

SUBURBAN BIGAMY

by Michael S. Zimmerman

An engrossing work about the explosiveness of secrets exposed. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    POLISHED STONES

    MAY 11, 2017

NONFICTION

POLISHED STONES

by Cynthia Schumacher

An engaging collection with luminous language that seeks to explore and reassure. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    'WORLD CITIZEN'

    OCT. 19, 2022

  • NONFICTION

    SPIRITUAL ENERGY EXPLAINED

    SEPT. 22, 2022

NONFICTION

SPIRITUAL ENERGY EXPLAINED

by Walter Broach Walter E. Broach

A detailed handbook for those looking to learn about and connect with spirituality. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    ARTIMA'S TRAVELS

    MAY 7, 2022

FICTION

ARTIMA'S TRAVELS

by E.A. Dustin

An engaging, time-jumping sequel that skillfully brings Nazi supernatural secrets into SF territory. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    WINDEKIND

    FEB. 1, 2023

FICTION

WINDEKIND

by Mark Lavine Mark Lavine

A sharp, deftly plotted thriller by a promising new author. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    Azazel's Public House

FICTION

Azazel's Public House

by Marc Arginteanu

A grim but thoroughly enjoyable tale set amid urban horrors. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    MEDICINE GOES CORPORATE

    OCT. 25, 2022

FICTION

MEDICINE GOES CORPORATE

by Jack Spenser

A taut amalgam of medical thriller and convincing exposé about medical industry kingpins and exasperated physicians. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    THE FOUNDRY

    SEPT. 19, 2022

FICTION

THE FOUNDRY

by J. Fitzpatrick Mauldin

An enjoyable coming-of-age SF action tale that builds to a satisfying conclusion. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    WEALTH YOUR WAY

    APRIL 26, 2022

NONFICTION

WEALTH YOUR WAY

by Cosmo P. DeStefano

An energetic, helpful, and very readable guide to strengthening your financial situation. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    FUNNY BONES

    OCT. 18, 2022

NONFICTION

FUNNY BONES

by David Friedman

A rollicking collection of good-natured humor designed to put patients at ease. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    TRICKING POWER INTO PERFORMING ACTS OF LOVE

    MAY 31, 2022

NONFICTION

TRICKING POWER INTO PERFORMING ACTS OF LOVE

by Shepherd Siegel

A compelling catalog of Tricksters and a convincing analysis of their power. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    HENRY WHARTON SHOEMAKER

    OCT. 24, 2022

NONFICTION

HENRY WHARTON SHOEMAKER

by Guy Graybill

A concise yet thorough repudiation of the history and folklore written by a Pennsylvania luminary. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    SOUL FRAUD

    JUNE 28, 2022

FICTION

SOUL FRAUD

by Andrew Givler

A hilarious, fun, and exciting fantasy adventure. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    FARAWAY AND FOREVER

    JULY 18, 2023

FICTION

FARAWAY AND FOREVER

by Nancy Joie Wilkie

A high-quality anthology with a Christian outlook that embraces science. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    THE ACORN & THE OAK

  • FICTION

    KISSPROOF WORLD

    AUG. 30, 2022

FICTION

KISSPROOF WORLD

by William West

A grim but riveting tale of afflictions both below and on the surface. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    THOMAS EDISON AND THE PURGATORY EQUATION

    JAN. 13, 2022

FICTION

THOMAS EDISON AND THE PURGATORY EQUATION

by David Church

This rollicking romp seamlessly blends characters, history, and adventure into an enjoyable read. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    BECAUSE I LOVED YOU

    APRIL 4, 2023

FICTION

BECAUSE I LOVED YOU

by Donnaldson Brown

A compelling relationship tale that explores two lives over a half-century. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    SCRIBBLES OF THE EMPRESS

    OCT. 31, 2022

  • FICTION

    CHAOS CALLING

    JUNE 27, 2022

FICTION

CHAOS CALLING

by E.M. Williams

An action-packed tale of valiant heroes and vibrant, unforgettable monsters. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    REEF ROAD

    JAN. 10, 2023

  • NONFICTION

    A TASTE OF OPPORTUNITY

    JAN. 11, 2023

NONFICTION

A TASTE OF OPPORTUNITY

by Renee Guilbault

An inspiring guide that conveys the passion and promise of the food business with pragmatic advice. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    KLIPPE THE VIKING

    OCT. 1, 2022

CHILDREN'S

KLIPPE THE VIKING

by Bjorn Fyrre illustrated by Ankitha Kini

A sweet, comforting, and encouraging Viking tale about friendship and compassion. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    THE SHADOW OF WAR

    DEC. 15, 2022

FICTION

THE SHADOW OF WAR

by Timothy S. Johnston

Fans of high-tech SF will enjoy the concepts and worldbuilding here, despite its pacing problems. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    THE COMPANY OF GHOSTS

    DEC. 10, 2022

NONFICTION

THE COMPANY OF GHOSTS

by Stephanie Martin Glennon

A powerful, heart-wrenching cancer chronicle of enduring love and compassionate care. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    EVER

    FEB. 21, 2023

FICTION

EVER

by Sen Taylor

A vigorous yarn that mixes stout swashbuckling with moody reflection. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    IF YOU RIDE A CROOKED TROLLEY... & THE JUDGMENT OF BIESTIA

    NOV. 1, 2023

  • CHILDREN'S

    HOP LOLA HOP

    JUNE 1, 2022

CHILDREN'S

HOP LOLA HOP

by Kathy Urban ; illustrated by Siski Kalla

A sweet, charming story that could have practical applications. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    REMBRANDT'S STATION

    JAN. 5, 2023

FICTION

REMBRANDT'S STATION

by Christie Meierz

An immersive, layered, and extensively developed space opera. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    EXPECT OBSESSION

    OCT. 26, 2022

FICTION

EXPECT OBSESSION

by JoAnn Ainsworth JoAnn Smith Ainsworth

An entertaining espionage tale with a memorable cast wielding otherworldly skills. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    SUBURBAN MONSTERS

    MARCH 15, 2023

FICTION

SUBURBAN MONSTERS

by Christopher Hawkins

An assortment of jolts, abominations, and shaken nerves that readers won’t soon forget. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    STEVE THE DUNG BEETLE

    MARCH 15, 2022

CHILDREN'S

STEVE THE DUNG BEETLE

by Susan R. Stoltz ; illustrated by Melissa Bailey

An informative, well-illustrated story that clarifies the key role of dung beetles in the natural world. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    RICKY, THE ROCK THAT JUST COULDN'T RHYME

    MARCH 1, 2023

CHILDREN'S

RICKY, THE ROCK THAT JUST COULDN'T RHYME

by Mr. Jay ; illustrated by Erin Wozniak

A little absurd, a little breezy, this rhyming story helps make rhyming easy. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    VELVET

    AUG. 19, 2022

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

VELVET

by Heather Strommen Heather Strommen

A sincere, endearing coming-of-age tale about a daughter and her single mom. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >

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