• FICTION

    THE DURBAR’S APPRENTICE

    MAY 25, 2022

FICTION

THE DURBAR’S APPRENTICE

by Remington Blackstaff

A subtle but powerful tale of political intrigue and honor. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    AN EVERYDAY CULT

    MAY 25, 2021

  • NONFICTION

     FLY SAFE

NONFICTION

FLY SAFE

by Vicki Cody

A searchingly personal memoir that also provides a thrilling peek into the Gulf War. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    EQUALITY, LIBERTY'S LOST TWIN

    OCT. 15, 2020

NONFICTION

EQUALITY, LIBERTY'S LOST TWIN

by Kenneth L. Penegar

A political work that skillfully follows the threads that run from Rousseau to modern thinkers. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    MANTIS

    MARCH 15, 2021

THRILLER & SUSPENSE

MANTIS

by Steve Zell

A fast-paced thriller with superb new and returning characters. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    CONTINUE BREATHING

    DEC. 30, 2020

  • FICTION

    CHARIOTS IN THE SKY

    APRIL 21, 2021

THRILLER & SUSPENSE

CHARIOTS IN THE SKY

by Larry A. Freeland

Despite unspectacular writing, a worthwhile peek into the horrors of war. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    THE NEW EUGENICS

    DEC. 17, 2020

NONFICTION

THE NEW EUGENICS

by Conrad B. Quintyn

A technically precise and philosophically thoughtful treatise. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    ANIMAL CANDY

    MAY 14, 2020

THRILLER & SUSPENSE

ANIMAL CANDY

by Jim Owens

A thoughtfully conceived and boldly described drug tale. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    THE GARDEN OF FLOWERS AND WEEDS

    NOV. 2, 2021

  • CHILDREN'S

    THE SECRET WORLD OF YONDHAVEN

    MAY 7, 2021

CHILDREN'S

THE SECRET WORLD OF YONDHAVEN

by Irene H. Wellman illustrated by Gwendolyn Gribok-Lipari

An adventurous, entertaining fable that taps into longings for a cleaner Earth. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
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    THE WAY OF THE RIVER

    MARCH 31, 2021

  • FICTION

    UTOPIA PROJECT- EVERYONE MUST DIE

    MAY 1, 2021

FICTION

UTOPIA PROJECT- EVERYONE MUST DIE

by Billy Dering

Planetwide casualties and careful pacing open this attention-grabbing SF trilogy. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    MERMAID TEARS

    AUG. 31, 2021

CHILDREN'S

MERMAID TEARS

by Susan L. Read

An engaging and sympathetic exploration of a girl’s struggles with mental illness and recovery. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    THE CHAMPION

    JULY 2, 2021

SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY

THE CHAMPION

by Wayne Rajah

An evocative, almost dreamlike mix of dark fantasy and moving reality. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    ULTIMATE REALITY

    NOV. 27, 2020

NONFICTION

ULTIMATE REALITY

by Rodger Paul Shute

A thoughtful and intriguing account of the relationship between science and spirituality. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    BOTS

    NOV. 3, 2020

FICTION

BOTS

by Anthony DiMaria

An offbeat and refreshingly different cybercrime mystery. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    LAST TRAIN TO AUSCHWITZ

    MAY 25, 2021

CURRENT EVENTS & SOCIAL ISSUES

LAST TRAIN TO AUSCHWITZ

by Sarah Federman

A rare book that ably combines historical edification with a moving narrative. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    YOGA

    MAY 10, 2021

FICTION

YOGA

by Douglas Davis Douglas W. Davis

One man’s personal and spiritual adventure makes for a profound and intriguing tale. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    BEYOND DIVERSITY

    NOV. 9, 2021

NONFICTION

BEYOND DIVERSITY

by Rohit Bhargava & Jennifer Brown

A useful, forcefully written, and wide-ranging study of inequities—and how to fix them. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    XANDON AND THE KING'S SCEPTER

    JULY 6, 2019

SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY

XANDON AND THE KING'S SCEPTER

by Tyson Vonn Beck

A promising start for a planned fantasy series that capably handles both politics and magic. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    BASHERT

    JULY 14, 2021

FICTION

BASHERT

by Larry G. Goldsmith

An involving courtroom and family drama with strong connections to historical events. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    SIGNS OF LIFE

    MARCH 30, 2021

FICTION

SIGNS OF LIFE

edited by Sarah Sasson

A rich and varied set of ailment-related works. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    THE MAYFLY

    OCT. 15, 2021

FICTION

THE MAYFLY

by Ben Rogers

An eclectic set of tales often written with verve and sensitivity. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    SISTER JANE

    JUNE 9, 2021

FICTION

SISTER JANE

by Irmgarde Brown

A wise, winning story of a modern-day miracle worker. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    RABBITHOLE

    JULY 22, 2021

FICTION

RABBITHOLE

by Melissa Rea

A creative and sensual novel that doesn’t disappoint. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    FINANCIAL DOMINANCE

    OCT. 19, 2021

NONFICTION

FINANCIAL DOMINANCE

by Frank Molinar

Cleareyed, no-nonsense monetary advice for military personnel. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    THE MUSE OF KILL DEVIL HILLS

    DEC. 10, 2021

FICTION

THE MUSE OF KILL DEVIL HILLS

by Mary Kaiser

An airy, humorous aviation tale with appealing infusions of myth and history. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >

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