January 3, 2023

History According to SAT: A Content Guide to SAT Reading and Writing

Author Elizabeth Breau undertakes the daunting task of encapsulating the key western concepts, events, causes and consequences that comprise the historical context for the SAT Reading and Writing college entrance exams. Her study guide is designed to help students connect “relevant background knowledge” with the rise of democratic ideologies so they can select the best […]

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December 20, 2022

Into The Realm

Todd Forrest’s Into the Realm is a murder mystery set on Cape Cod.

Forrest is a seventh-generation Cape Codder who apparently lives the credo “write what you know”: His novel is about Cape Cod’s land and people. The author is also a former commercial fisherman, and the story is deeply immersed in the life and […]

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October 25, 2022

Where Heaven and Earth Meet

George Harvey’s engaging novella Where Heaven and Earth Meet offers an interesting approach to relating stories about the Hindu god Vishnu. Told against a small-town backdrop in 1904, the story delivers a blend of Eastern and Western thought.

August Altmann owns the local hardware store in Gorse, Nebraska. The business serves as the gathering place […]

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October 11, 2022

The Maenad’s God

Karen Michalson’s first fiction release since her Enemy Glory trilogy is a genre-blending narrative that combines rock n’ roll and mythology with magic realism and crime fiction to create a highly palatable story with a distinctly unique flavor.

Set in 1992, the story revolves around Peter Morrow, a jaded Boston-based FBI agent who is sent […]

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September 19, 2022

Visions of Johanna

Peter Sarno’s Visions of Johanna is a beautifully written literary novel about an unlikely pairing.

Matt, the story’s first-person narrator, is a young, freelance music critic during the 1980’s. His life is changed when Johanna, a flamboyant feminist and artist seven years his senior, picks him out at a Bob Dylan concert and they fall […]

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August 22, 2022

Heal Your Ancestral Roots: Release the Family Patterns that Hold You Back

In Heal Your Ancestral Roots, author Anuradha Dayal-Gulati posits that we are impacted by our ancestors’ lifestyles and that our ability to transcend any negative effects is largely dependent on our willingness to understand and transform our heritage. . The author, an energy practitioner, explains that there are four pillars (our ancestors, our relationship to […]

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August 12, 2022

The Glass Planet

In Christopher Zyck’s debut novel—a grand-scale science fiction narrative set in the 24th century— two amnesiac “time refugees” regain consciousness almost 350 years in the future.

The story focuses heavily on the economic philosophy of humankind’s future society, which is to help facilitate “the ‘wellbeing’ of the human condition.” It begins with two people, a […]

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June 21, 2022

Lafayette Place

Lafayette Place tells the story of three generations of the Kincaid family, capturing their triumphs and struggles.

The novel begins with the family preparing the Princeton family home for sale after the death of its patriarch, Alexander, a professor at the university. It then flashes back to the first American Kincaid, an indentured servant from […]

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June 3, 2022

Moral Fibre: A Bomber Pilot’s Story

Helena P. Schrader’s Moral Fibre, a sequel to her novella Lack of Moral Fibre, immerses readers in the life of a Royal Air Force pilot during WWII’s latter stages.

Kit Moran has rejoined the RAF as a pilot (after resolving the RAF accusation that he is “Lacking Moral Fibre,” the subject of Schrader’s previous work). […]

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