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The Long Shot: A French Canadian Saga (A Klondike Gold Miner’s Life Book 1) by Joyce Derenas

Nuanced and compelling… Set against the backdrop of a world enveloped in the chaos of depression, Derenas’s debut is a riveting, complex tale of the courage of one ordinary man. Losing his wife to childbirth is just the beginning of…
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The Dragon’s Necromancer (Northern Necromancers: The Dragons #2) by Amy B. Nixon

Tense, gripping, and enthralling… A page-turner. The deeply engrossing second installment in Nixon’s Northern Necromancers: The Dragons ratchets up the tension and grit of the series to a fever pitch as Aurora struggles to break her mating bond with Carl.…
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The ‘Great’ Kickin’dog by Kenneth Allen Crutchfield, Sr.

A wholly engrossing tale that delivers pure pleasure… Crutchfield weaves the story of one family’s tragedies, turning it into a moving tale of loss, growth, and hope in his outstanding latest. John Coleman Sr., ex-musician and assembly line worker, has…
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Sam and James Series by A A Freda

Crisply written and brilliantly executed… An edge-of-your-seat kind of thriller series. Set in the late 1960s, Freda’s fast-paced, captivating action thriller series vividly combines romance and action to build a story steeped in intrigue. For the lovely nineteen-year-old Samantha Powers…
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Life and Other Complications by Heather Mullaly

Raw and haunting… a powerful story. Mullaly’s incisive and sharply written YA contemporary combines individual struggles, trauma, and teen romance. Living with HIV is not always easy, but seventeen-year-old Aly Bennett is managing just fine, with Luke Harrison and Caroline…
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The Luck of Madonna 13: 2020 Edition (The Last Nevergate Chronicles #1) by E. T. Ellison

Smart, literate, hilarious… A mad and sly entertainment. The razor-sharp dialogue, wry humor, and unpredictable twists that thicken the plot mark this rollicking, fun debut installment in The Nevergate Chronicles by Ellison. It’s been ages since the most powerful technology…
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Last Call: Bar Poems Volume 3 by Randall McNair

A bold, memorable, and capacious collection… In his gorgeously visceral third volume in Bar Poems, the award-winning McNair explores love, life, death, hope, and self-loathing. “Grateful, Dead” examines the inevitable nature of death whereas “Roaches” and “This Will Not Go…
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Blind Vision by Nina Blakeman

Compelling and superbly executed… Compulsively readable. Blakeman’s latest is a tense and enthralling page-turner that offers plenty of intrigue, mystery, and murder. Dr. Callie Wallace, a young promising neurologist, is back in her hometown of Sperling, Texas, to set up…
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DESTINY LOVE JONES VOL 1. “sisters and the plight with boys” by N. R. White

A rollicking tale of friendship, love, and female solidarity… Rich in evocative detail and human insight, White’s engrossing tale tells the story of three young Black friends as they struggle to navigate ups and downs of their conflicted lives. Life…
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Dog Band by Regan W. H. Macaulay (Author), Wei Lu (Illustrator)

A quirky, smart, tongue-in-cheek tale… High energy, sharp sentences, and wit mark Macaulay’s charming picture book, a tale about a group of four friends forming a musical band. Alfie, Tubby, Ollie, and Raxl, the dog buddies, have created a band,…