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Five Mile Charlie: A Special Pony for Carly by Kimberly Adams (Author), David Gnass (Illustrator)

A well-Crafted, visually rich, fun tale in which hope, hard work, and resilience triumph… Adams debuts with this fun, thought-provoking series opener which tells the story of the young and charming Carly getting her dream of owning a pony comes…
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Nothing to Get Nostalgic About by Eddie Brophy

Dark and unsettling… A pitch-perfect tale of psychological horror. Past comes unraveling, threatening to destroy the present in Brophy’s page-turning latest. Charlie Harris has always been haunted by his past. But that hasn’t stopped him from becoming an award-winning, successful…
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Killer Deception (Kathy Hamilton Mystery Book 1) by Maggie Casteen

A layered and nuanced mystery… Casteen kicks start her Kathy Hamilton Mystery series with this taut, fast-paced installment. When Marcie Brooks, a bereaved widow, hires Kathy to look into the recent theft of a family heirloom, Kathy doesn’t think much…
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Guardian (Legacy Trilogy Book 2) by Mark J Cannon

A twisty page-turner… Cannon’s second installment in the Legacy Trilogy is marked with taut pacing and complicated characters as the O’Connells come face to face with another psychopathic villain who would go to any length to realize his sinister motive.…
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A Kind of Hush by JoDee Neathery

A disturbing and yet heartening stunner about family, acceptance, and understanding… Neathery tackles themes of family dynamics, relationships, guilt, and trauma in her deeply poignant, engrossing mystery, which tells the story of a young family struggling with the death of…
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Love-Starved: A sexual awakening by D.H. Chester

An intriguing examination of love, lust, and passion… Chester’s candid, coming-of-age collection of short stories narrates his own journey from a traumatic childhood event to a delayed sexual awakening as an adult as he tackles themes of sexual identity, shame,…
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The Bone Shrine by Scott MacFarlane

A heart-pounding, page-turning story… MacFarlane transports the reader to a world steeped in mystery and intrigue as nineteen-year-old Joe struggles to prove himself innocent of his teen sweetheart’s murder. When Joe was released from juvie, all of his friends shunned…
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Peace in the Abyss by Tayo Emmanuel

A heart-stopping story of love and heartbreak… Emmanuel’s poignant work of women’s fiction adeptly explores the aftermath of a troubled relationship. Preye Banigo has worked hard to build her own PR agency. Still mourning the death of her fiancé, Preye…
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The Mysterious Pool by Charlene McIver (Author), Zoe Saunders (Illustrator)

An expertly woven and enchanting tale… McIver combines adventure and magic to create an engrossing story of friendship, perseverance, acceptance, and understanding in her latest. When Leigh, Tara, and Cosmo set out for grandma’s house, they had no idea a…
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The Kingsville Mysteries (Book 1-3) by Brian Blosser

Simply superb… A slice-of-life series. Elegant and rooted in reality, Blosser’s utterly engrossing tales thrust realistic, likable characters into numerous surreal situations while raising deep philosophical questions about life. Set in 1964, the richly realized first installment takes readers on…