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BOOK REVIEW

THE WAKING ENGINE by David Edison
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Feb. 11, 2014

"A magic carpet ride—but the carpet just hovers."
Edison's debut is an extraordinary and bewildering fantasy. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 22, 2008

"A beer-sozzled, speed-cranked nail bomb of a book—what everybody's Saturday night should be like."
Edison's juicy screed of a memoir is like a kick in the solar plexus: It may hurt like nobody's business, but at least it wakes you up. Read full book review >

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Not One Among Them Whole by Edison McDaniels
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 19, 2013

"A gritty, unalloyed treatment of a savage conflict."
A Civil War-era novel that documents the grim wages of battle. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 8, 2011

"Brash and fun, but the biographical research yields few titillating surprises—not as consistently entertaining as the electric I Have Fun Everywhere I Go."
Veteran porn editor and novelist looks at the history of American girlie mags. Read full book review >

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PINCKNEY'S GENERAL by Betsy Ross-Edison
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 20, 2013

"A fine wartime novel that avoids the common landmines of its genre."
In this debut novel, a young man from North Carolina enlists in the Confederate Army and finds himself fighting in critical battles of the Civil War. Read full book review >

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The Matriarch of Ruins by Edison McDaniels
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 5, 2015

"A dark, artistically rendered, and historically edifying tale."
A Civil War novel that follows the struggles of a family as their world crumbles around them. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 10, 2014

"A passionate call for 'responsible meat-eating' and what that means, as well as an explanation of the small steps required for accomplishing it."
A loosely organized, lively and challenging collection of observations, ideas, philosophical meanderings and ethical concerns related to the meat we put on our plates. Read full book review >

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DAVID OWEN
by Alex Layman

The American West has long been a place of myth and wonder, of dramatic canyons, mesas, and mountain ranges. These dramatic landscapes have wooed Americans for centuries, and The New Yorker’s David Owen isn’t immune to its siren song. Though Owen has lived in Connecticut for most of his adult life, he spent the summers of his youth in ...


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DAVID SAMUEL LEVINSON
by James McDonald

“I'm just furious,” David Samuel Levinson says, agitation lending his voice both energy and an edge. “I'm furious that we have to talk about this in 2017.” It was less than a month into the new administration when we discussed his novel, Tell Me How This Ends Well, and the dangerous implications for minority groups of ...


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LOVE YA
by Bobbi Dumas

Hi friends!

I don’t read a lot of Young Adult/New Adult books, but I’ve become a fan of Huntley Fitzpatrick.

I think I’ve read all of her books now (and hope a new one is coming out soon!).

I just finished What I Thought Was True, and I invite you all to read it!

Sometimes, with YA, I feel ...


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