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    THE OYSTER WAR

    AUG. 11, 2015

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    BARBARA THE SLUT

    AUG. 4, 2015

FICTION

BARBARA THE SLUT

by Lauren Holmes

A first-rate first collection from a young writer you’ll want to hear more from. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    KITCHENS OF THE GREAT MIDWEST

    JULY 28, 2015

FICTION

KITCHENS OF THE GREAT MIDWEST

by J. Ryan Stradal

Food and family intertwine in this promising debut that features triumph, heartbreak, and even recipes. Full review >

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    THE REBEL OF RANGOON

    JULY 14, 2015

HISTORY

THE REBEL OF RANGOON

by Delphine Schrank

A remarkable chronicle of a multigenerational struggle in Burma bringing about important change. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    DRAGONFISH

    AUG. 3, 2015

THRILLER & SUSPENSE

DRAGONFISH

by Vu Tran

Right off the bat, Tran displays the most admirable and worthwhile gift a serious thriller writer can have: compassion... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE SCAMP

    AUG. 10, 2015

THRILLER & SUSPENSE

THE SCAMP

by Jennifer Pashley

An intense, riveting saga of the multiplying casualties of one family’s secrets and a girl’s determination to take control... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    ALL THAT FOLLOWED

    AUG. 4, 2015

THRILLER & SUSPENSE

ALL THAT FOLLOWED

by Gabriel Urza

The author’s family is from Spain’s Basque region, which helps explain why an American writer would venture into this... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    MOVIE STAR BY LIZZIE PEPPER

    JULY 21, 2015

FICTION

MOVIE STAR BY LIZZIE PEPPER

by Hilary Liftin

Dishy Hollywood fiction at its finest from an author who traffics in the truth behind tabloid headlines. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    DIETLAND

    MAY 26, 2015

FICTION

DIETLAND

by Sarai Walker

Part Fight Club, part feminist manifesto, an offbeat and genre-bending novel that aims high—and delivers. Full review >

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