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The Wand (The Madigan Chronicles #3) by Marieke Lexmond

A spectacular supernatural fantasy that’s hard to put down… Lexmond continues her The Madigan Chronicles series with this exciting and complex third installment with memorable characters, standout action, and riveting worldbuilding. Trying to find a balance between the Keeper of…
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The Man From Burnt Island by Wendy Sura Thomson

A richly crafted, compelling and immersive tale. Set in the Depression era, Thomson’s latest is a compelling and transformative story of one man’s journey to strive. Born in poverty in Scotland, Robert Funkie Thomson Sharp had no option but to…
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Four Windows by Laurika Bretherton

Original and imaginative… A one-of-kind travel memoir. Bretherton deftly interweaves her travel expeditions with fragmentary, introspective musings in her engrossing latest. Her love for art and traveling are evident in the book, which is neither a collection of intertwined short…
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The King of Minear’s Son by R.J. Passer

An entirely fresh and addicting medieval fantasy… Passer merges myth, magic, adventure, and dark intrigue in her debut, a tale of one young man’s quest to shape his own identity in a forever shifting world of political alienations. Prince Taelor…
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INTO TROUBLE by Paul Gorman

An utterly engrossing travel account that doubles as a remarkable coming-of-age story… Fabulous. Gorman’s deeply personal narrative is as much a coming-of-age story as it is an engrossing history of a bygone era. Raised by a sympathetic mother and abusive…
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Savage City by Donald Levin

Layered, powerful, and sharp… In a word, brilliant. Levin skillfully blends history and fiction in his engrossing latest. The Great Depression has enveloped the nation in the chaos of unrest and dread, and the city of Detroit, Michigan, is the…
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Burning Rage by Don Banting

A compelling thriller… Banting examines bullying, childhood trauma, and mental illness in his latest psychological thriller. As a shy child and awkward teen, Jess has always found it difficult to fit in, becoming a target of the bullies. Her parents’…
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The Other Computer History by Hans Bodmer

A passionate, engrossing, and detailed guide… Bodmer writes a lively account of his own experience from the very early days of computer evolution in his debut. He vigorously and lucidly details the initial days of computer science, his first job…