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THE ABCs OF RETAIL MANAGEMENT

Rating: 4.5
A retail manager explains the basics of how to successfully run a store.
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The perils of power in THE HEALER’S CURSE

Rating: 5
THE HEALER’S CURSE is the thrilling tale of an emergency room nurse who discovers he has a gift for healing beyond anyone’s wildest dreams.
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Present-day minority politics overshadow future America in AGENTS OF HOPE

Rating: 4
AGENTS OF HOPE delivers a believable dystopian future of America, where new prejudice mimics that of the current day.
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HOW I’M SPENDING MY AFTERLIFE

Rating: 4.3
When HOW I’M SPENDING MY AFTERLIFE’s arrogant lawyer protagonist finds himself on the wrong side of the law, he enacts a complicated plot to fake his death so that his family can pocket the life insurance money—but things go awry when he returns to his home one final time and strikes up a ghostly relationship with his four-year-old daughter.
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THE WOLVES WITHIN OUR WALLS bursts with danger, intrigue, and questions of morality

Rating: 4.8
Zoe Wilkes is unable to pull her life together—until April 21, 2021, when the power blinks off, the internet goes down, and society collapses around her.
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FINAL SEASON: Monsters and eldtritch horrors may be no match for humanity's own capacity for evil

Rating: 4.1
FINAL SEASON is a mind churning, abstract masterpiece that reveals humanity’s insecurities, emotions, and subconscious thoughts through first person accounts.
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True love, tries to overcome death in PAST OBSESSION

Rating: 4.3
PAST OBSESSION: A TIME TRAVEL THRILLER, asks the age old question of whether we can change history and if we do, will it negatively upset the world as we know it?
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A government secret has a devastating impact on World War II servicemen in BETRAYED: SECRECY, LIES, AND CONSEQUENCES

Rating: 4.4
BETRAYED tells the true story of Allied airmen whose imprisonment at Buchenwald during World War II was kept top-secret by U.S. intelligence so that former Nazi rocket scientists could be brought to America without public controversy.
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Three clever and captivating stories weave in themes of companionship and friendship in BOYS

Rating: 5
Two short stories and one novella, set during three stages (school age, adolescence, young adulthood) of three different boys, capture the essence of companionship and friendship.
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ALI’S BEES

Rating: 4.5
A displaced boy from Iraq uses his knowledge of beekeeping to make friends at his new school in America in ALI’S BEES.
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Humor and horror mix and match in RENTED SOULS

Rating: 4
Dwarf was just another average guy until he got tricked into selling his soul to a demon. Now he finds himself embroiled in the not-so-secret war with extra-dimensional monstrosities threatening our world... with horrifying and hilarious consequences.
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NOT THAT I RECALL

Rating: 4
A successful combination of a hard-boiled mystery story and the surreal and slapstick world of the mentally-challenged.
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CAVEMAN AT THE END OF THE WORLD

Rating: 5
A woman gets caught up in an unanticipated situation when a hairy interloper suddenly enters her life.
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THE BUTCHER’S DAUGHTER: A MEMOIR

Rating: 4.8
Aaron and Helen Grende were Polish Jews who survived World War II by hiding and fighting in the forest. But the war followed them to America, where their growing daughter had to learn to live with the emotional aftermath of horrors she didn't understand.
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RED STICK TWO

Rating: 4
A veteran turned park ranger turned cowboy leaves the dusty plains of Wyoming and heads for South America with the hope of saving his failing cattle business by participating in one last covert government mission.
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THE SUNGOD'S SISTER

Rating: 4.3
Hard life lessons, sisterly love and turtles.
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TIMELESS TRAVELS

Rating: 5
In a series of stories, told from multiple points of view, author Joseph Rothenberg ties these divergent topics together with his creativity.
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SPACE FANDANGO: BACKSTABBER’S BLUES

Rating: 4.5
The Rock is exactly what it sounds like: a hunk of dirt and dust inhabited by only the universe’s most disreputable: thieves, pirates, and assassins inhabit the Rock, evading the law’s grasp on other planets.
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THESE THY GIFTS

Rating: 4.5
A priest's life story unfolds as background to his handling of a sex-abuse case.
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THE RED FIELD

Rating: 4
THE RED FIELD is the story of a descendant of female witches who wants out of her familial duties of casting spells designed to protect her region and heal its inhabitants in the 1920s South.
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THE STRAIGHTFORWARD INTERNET

Rating: 4
A simplified guide to exploring everything from basics to social media to the deep web
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Romance and suspense collide in small town Wyoming in SOME THINGS STAY WITH YOU

Rating: 4
A New York City photographer returns to her Wyoming roots only to become entangled in renewed feelings for a longtime friend and her small town’s seedy criminal underbelly.
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MENTOR ME: Instruction and Advice for Aspiring Writers

Rating: 4
MENTOR ME gathers together those who have been in the writing trenches, and who still, despite getting paid and honored for their work, remember the lonely and frustrating days in getting something, anything, published.
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HOCKEY KARMA

Rating: 4.8
The final installment in Howard Shapiro’s Forever Friends trilogy, HOCKEY KARMA, follows the dual protagonists Jeremiah “Jake” Jacobson, an athlete well known for his prowess on the ice, and his friend/agent, Tom Leonard.