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Iris of the Willow: Part 1: February 29th by Michael DeDominicis

Ingeniously structured and damn engrossing… The intriguing fantasy land of Dea Dominion serves as the setting for DeDominicis’s sparkling debut. Trying to come to terms with the suffocating conditions of her life, Iris Paisley finds a friend and companion in…
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The Munchkins (The Munchkins Book 1) by Candice Zee

Magically mesmerizing and moving… A thrilling ride. Zee’s debut installment in The Munchkins series is an emotional roller coaster of a close-knit family in crisis, tempered by a touch of magic and resilience and highly likable protagonists. With their past…
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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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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,…
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The Brothers Silver by Marc Jampole

Powerfully told… A soaring and haunting tale. Transcendent and hard-hitting, Jampole’s ambitious literary tale takes readers into meandering lives of two brothers as they try to survive their traumatic childhood. With a mother who is prone to frequent mental break-downs,…
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Guardians of the Solar Shield: Earth’s Climate Mirrors Under Attack 2029-37 by Sam Bleicher

Dense, meticulous, and packed with plenty of suspense… An ingenious and addicting read. Political intrigue, sinister conspiracies, corruption, romance, and murder mark Bleicher’s meticulously detailed near-future conspiracy thriller. The UN has launched a global environmental project which uses mirrors to…
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Children of the Night by Zan Safra

A page-turning read that leaves readers dazed and breathless… Fusing hard SF with dark urban fantasy, Safra’s thoroughly engrossing tale is marked with intrigue, mystery, magic, and murder. It’s been five hundred years since the dead last ravaged the Continent.…
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Walks with Sam: A Man, a Dog, and a Season of Awakening by David W. Berner

Exquisitely observed, brilliantly constructed… An irresistible work of storytelling. Berner’s remarkable latest examines age-old questions of mindfulness and contentment. In a series of chapters, each dedicated to a single walk with his golden doodle Sam during a summer of hiking,…
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ROADWORK by John Alvah Barnes Jr & Naomi Lynn Barnes

A remarkable examination of love… Addictively readable. John Alvah Barnes Jr and Naomi Lynn Barnes’s latest is an elegiac portrait of an unconventional couple exploring the nature of true love. It is 1974. Kyle is a high school senior, merely…