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Review: Sophia’s Storm by Cara Skinner

The past meets the present in Sophia’s Storm, a gripping historical novel written for young adults by Cara Skinner. It’s fourth of July week during the summer of 79. Sixteen-year-old Sophie Reiter and her extended family have assembled at her grandparents’ Galveston beach house for their annual week-long get together, but this year’s gathering is [...]

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Review: Son of Saigon by David Myles Robinson

As old age sets in, many people dream of having one more adventure, launching themselves back into youthful vigor for a final exciting run. In Son of Saigon, a new novel by David Myles Robinson, this last-ditch fantasy becomes a reality for Hank Reagan, an old CIA spook that served in Vietnam. When a cherished [...]

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Review: The Indivisible and the Void (Age of Axion Book 1) by D.M. Wozniak

Being able to wield powerful magic isn't always enough to protect your heart, a lesson the protagonist of The Indivisible and the Void learns the hard way. Penned by author D.M. Wozniak, this novel presents a dark new fantasy world where the lines between good and evil are harder to discern, and the use of [...]

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Review: Dakota Son by Mary Ramsey

Unshakable faith and determination are sometimes more powerful than any drug - such is the message in Dakota Son, an inspiring work of young adult fiction by Mary Ramsey. Fifteen-year-old Sean Foster’s gymnastic career is sidelined by a severe infection induced by his cystic fibrosis, which lands him in the hospital. At his side are [...]

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Review: Status: Missing by D.W. Maroney

In this day and age, military thrillers often seem ripped right off the front page, and as technology and terrorism rapidly evolve in a global arms race, stories like Status: Missing become all too believable. Author D.W. Maroney launches readers into a fast-paced, multi-faceted novel of heroism, desperation, loyalty and sacrifice that is both timely [...]

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Review: Beautiful Nightmare by L.C. Son

The fine line between reality and hauntingly sensual dreams become blurred in Beautiful Nightmare, an intriguing and creative paranormal romance by L.C. Son. It’s the day before art buyer Damina Nicaud’s wedding to Jackson Nash, a fiancé any woman would be proud to call her own. Hunky, refined and with a good head on his [...]

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Review: Radioactive Evolution by Richard Hummel

In Radioactive Evolution, a new iteration of a dystopian world, is painted in graphic detail by debut author Richard Hummel. After humanity has destroyed itself through nuclear destruction, the wealthy have fled to their safe havens in the sky, leaving the rest of humanity behind to fend for themselves in a world all too eager [...]

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Review: Kidnapping the Prince of Albany by James J. Dunn

To create an enthralling account of a significant crime, author James J. Dunn has embellished events that emphasize our legal history in the riveting Kidnapping the Prince of Albany: The Real Story of the 1933 Kidnapping of John "Butch" O'Connell, Jr. When John “Butch” O’Connell was kidnapped in 1933, the United States was a more [...]

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Review: Silent Spring – Deadly Autumn of the Vietnam War by Patrick Hogan

As one of the darkest periods in America history, the Vietnam War continues to fascinate new generations. In Silent Spring - Deadly Autumn of the Vietnam War, author Patrick Hogan pulls back another curtain on that brutal conflict, and the battles that it is still causing today. Many people are cursorily familiar with the devastating [...]

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Review: The Little Love That Could by Pamela Capone

Autobiographical anecdotes, humorous afterthoughts and messages of faith entertain and inspire in The Little Love That Could: Stories of Tenacious Love, Underdogs, and Ragamuffins by Pamela Capone. As a self-professed “professional unpaid people watcher and evidence gatherer” by day and “an insomniac dot connector” by night, Capone shares her insights into life and living through [...]

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