One star = Really bad; there’s a reason this book is self-pubbed.

Two stars = Mediocre, but one or two bright spots.

Three stars = Good; worth reading.

Four stars = Very good.

Five stars = Excellent; must-read.

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One Night With The Cast Of BURNING WINGS And You May Decide Murder’s Not So Bad After All…

Rating: 3.9
BURNING WINGS by Benjamin Branfman is one-part murder mystery, one-part psychological thriller, and one-part rant against the world's entrenched elite, brought to life by a collection of the most unsympathetic narrators you’re ever likely to meet.
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DREAMING SOPHIA, a nice introduction to Italian life and culture

Rating: 3
DREAMING SOPHIA is a journey to Italy in the way a young woman from America might hope to live it, replete with sketches in art history and an Alpha-Romeo driving Romeo.
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Light and Dark Clash in THE UNLEASHED

Rating: 4
Book two of The Undelightened series gives us a new look at the hero and potential prophet.
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A man with no memory finds himself in hellish surroundings in the novel DION: A TALE OF THE HIGHWAY

Rating: 4.2
A man with no memory finds himself in hellish surroundings where he must drive down a seemingly endless highway or face dire consequences in the novel: DION: A TALE OF THE HIGHWAY.
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OUR FIRST DANCE

Rating: 3
A father explains his “daddyhood journey” with the use of colorful doodles.
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COLD OATH, the story of an ex-military college student whose journalistic investigation re-opens a decades-old murder mystery

Rating: 3.7
Ryan Caldwell, a first-year student at the fictional Brandell College in southeastern Pennsylvania, is in his mid-twenties, having served in Afghanistan before enrolling in the Lutheran college.
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Parallel worlds collide with universe shattering consequences in KAT CUBED

Rating: 2.5
Would you risk ripping universes apart to save your world? Kat Garcia takes a leap of faith—in the name of science.
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I'LL BE LOOKING AT THE MOON

Rating: 3
A young woman, raised in a dysfunctional family, finds love, self-worth, and independence in France.
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CROSSING FARMERS BOULEVARD: A JOURNEY TO ONENESS IN A POLARIZING WORLD

Rating: 3.7
CROSSING FARMERS BOULEVARD: A JOURNEY TO ONENESS IN A POLARIZING WORLD is the inspirational story of one man’s cosmic rise from a neglected child in a bad neighborhood to a man at peace with the world, with a successful career and a supportive family.
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DON’T REMEMBER

Rating: 4.1
A fatal car accident, but who caused it? Either the first driver tempted fate and made a mistake or the second driver ran a red light. But if one driver can’t recall the night at all and the other has good reason to lie, how can justice be served?
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THE GUNS OF RIDGEWOOD: A Western of Modern America

Rating: 3
In THE GUNS OF RIDGEWOOD, three damaged, dangerous men seek vengeance and “only a soul as tortured as their own would have any prayer of stopping them.”
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WORLD OF WORLDS: FLIGHT OF THE GHOST BRIDE

Rating: 2
A circus performer and a spoiled princess try to escape a tyrannical, fantastical King of Ghosts.
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APPOINTMENT WITH YESTERDAY: A Novel in Four Parts

Rating: 4
In this fictionalized memoir based on the author's life, young Yanni Sitakos grows up on the Greek island of Erytha, raised by his grandparents and surrounded by an eclectic extended family.
Sacred Ground M Lee Lederhos
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SACRED GROUND

Rating: 4.1
In the third and final book in the McCloud Family Trilogy, M. Lee Lederhos reveals the story of Tom McCloud, the family patriarch.
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BEFORE THE STORM, a romance swirling with secrets

Rating: 3.7
The novel is primarily focused on Samantha Marsh, formerly Trina Grissom, a woman on the run from her past with an abusive criminal.
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Dissidents fight dictatorship with drugs in REPUBLIC DAY

Rating: 3
REPUBLIC DAY follows a loose coalition of criminals, dissidents and artists as they plot to bring about the downfall of a police state governing their country.
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THE LAST UP: A Curious Tale About the Future of Sales

Rating: 4.5
A car salesman, facing trouble in both his personal and professional life, finds a time portal and gets advice from his dealership's wise founder.
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REAL FOOD FOR HEALTHY PEOPLE: A recipe and resource guide

Rating: 4.5
REAL FOOD FOR HEALTHY PEOPLE is the recipe and resource guide that proves eating well can be done deliciously.
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SHOT DOWN

Rating: 4.5
The crew of the Susan Ruth, shot down over Belgium, attempt to survive, hide from the Nazis, and escape back to Allied territory.
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A CURIOUS HOST

Rating: 3
A series of suspicious and identical deaths from an unknown disease, in what is only identified as "the plain town", leave residents nervous and paranoid.
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Take a Ride on the Wild Side in Rocco Versaci’s THAT HIDDEN ROAD

Rating: 4.5
The title of THAT HIDDEN ROAD tells readers everything and nothing: Rocco’s intrepid journey is preceded by another, a hidden road that he traveled far before his front bike tire hit the pavement.
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Religion and philosophy come together to provide daily nuggets of wisdom in RED LETTER DEVOTIONALS

Rating: 3
Daily entries in this scripture-a-day book interpret Jesus’ words and offer lessons and prayers on how to live and act.
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A FRAGILE WILL puts a young woman’s resolve to the test

Rating: 3.3
A FRAGILE WILL is the story of a young woman who takes charge of her life, despite obstacles ranging from insensitive parents to vague murder threats.