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Review: Hurricane Girl by Marcy Dermansky

Marcy Dermansky’s 5th novel, HURRICANE GIRL, was on everyone’s perfect summer reads list. But since we are now in hurricane season, it’s really the best time to pick it up if you haven’t already. With twisting storylines and characters, dark humor, … Continue reading

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Review: FELLOWSHIP POINT by Alice Elliott Dark

Just in time to help summer reading feel substantial, Alice Elliott Dark’s FELLOWSHIP POINT arrives on July 5, 2022 with its 600 pages to satisfy your literature cravings. The novel follows two lifelong friends, Agnes and Polly, through heartbreak, love, … Continue reading

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Review: Dark and Deepest Red by Anna-Marie McLemore

Lush, detailed, and pointedly aware of social and political influences, DARK AND DEEPEST RED by Anna-Marie McLemore is a wonderful novel for strong middle-grade and young adult readers. The world-building, character development, and emphasis on relationships is wonderfully detailed and … Continue reading

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Review: Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid

I enjoyed this novel. I cringed through this novel. I related to several characters in this novel. I was repelled by several characters in this novel. And yes, there was overlap to all those feelings. SUCH A FUN AGE by … Continue reading

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On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong

ON EARTH WE’RE BRIEFLY GORGEOUS by Ocean Vuong is a novel, but I had to remind myself that it was not autobiography or memoir again and again. The raw depth of Vuong’s honest language is gutting; I read it in … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Blade So Black by L. L. McKinney

L.L. McKinney’s A BLADE SO BLACK doesn’t waste time before running headlong into action in this exciting and inventive take on Alice in Wonderland. With an Alice who resembles Buffy the Vampire Slayer or Dark Angel’s Max Guevera more than any … Continue reading

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