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Labor Pains

By C.A. Huggins

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

LABOR PAINS by C.A. Huggins appears to be aiming for an “Office Space”-like effect, but is ultimately goes on far too long without developing a compelling or particularly witty conceit.

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Abuse And Betrayal

By Richard Joseph

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

ABUSE & BETRAYAL is one man’s story of how a 17-year marriage ended in an acrimonious divorce, costing him not only a stint in jail, but a considerable portion of his earnings.

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The Complete Guide To Being Evil

By Laura Stephenson

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

A young mage in New York City takes on a powerful necromancer with the help of a young deviling.

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THUMP

By Avraham Azrieli

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

A young, attractive professional black man is the plaintiff in a sexual harassment case that challenges assumptions and prejudices.

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The Hanging Of Just Jane

By P.T. Koi

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

A female sheriff in a West at war with well-endowed werewolves finds herself torn between law and justice, and may find herself hanging as a result.

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Undocumented Visitors In A Pirate Sea

By Jeffrey Roswell McCord

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

This story of a professor who is contracted by the U.S. government to write about his experiences with unidentified flying objects, or UFOs, at sea, blends fiction and non-fiction with mixed results.

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Messages from Afghanistan

By Nancy Lachapelle

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

This is a collection of emails the author sent home to the United States while embedded with the U.S. Army for six months. The book presents an unfiltered view of the Afghan people that one rarely, if ever, sees in the news.

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A Tuesday Afternoon in Chertsey

By Blackwater of the Fields

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

A TUESDAY AFTERNOON IN CHERTSEY is one man’s account of his addiction to alcohol, and his gradual physical and mental rehabilitation at a Canadian rehabilitation center.

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That Autumn in Edinburgh

By Ciji Ware

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

Dateline: 250 years later…a contemporary, stand-alone sequel to Ware’s historical novel Island of the Swans.

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The Ex Games 3

By J. S. Cooper + Helen Cooper

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

The stunning conclusion to The Ex Games novella serial is here!

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Dyspeptic Definitions

By Igor D. Radovic

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

DYSPEPTIC DEFINITIONS is a satirical dictionary that attempts to give sardonic, insightful, and/or humorous definitions of various English words and phrases.

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Sacred Road

By Todd Preston

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

SACRED ROAD is a memoir about Todd Preston’s decision to leave behind his family, his career, and his lifelong membership in the Mormon Church.

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Leaving Paradise

By Haga Thunder

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

LEAVING PARADISE is the tale of a man moving through the painful aftermath of a life filled with self-indulgence and how he is transformed with “the glint of a razor”.

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City Of Pawns

By Paul Lenzi

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

CITY OF PAWNS is a book of poems ranging from haikus and limericks to longer works. The primary topic is politics (primarily conservative), though Lenzi branches out at times to others.

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With You

By Nashoda Rose

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

Sculpt is an illegal fighter. He’s also the lead singer of a local rock band.

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Light From The Heart

By Patrick Paul Nicholas

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

The ill-conceived incentive to seek pleasure, contentment, and a sense of self from exterior sources is prevalent throughout our culture. That’s the central thesis of LIGHT FROM THE HEART, encourages readers to get in touch with their inner selves, which will lead to a connection with a greater, universal whole.

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A Shade Of Vampire

By Bella Forrest

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

On the evening of Sofia Claremont’s 17th birthday, she is sucked into a nightmare from which she cannot wake.

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A Chronicle Of Amends

By Tariq Saleim

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

A CHRONICLE OF AMENDS is divided into four parts: poetry, reflections, a novella, and notes/probes. Within each part, the author presents his perceptions about the meaning of life.

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The Silent Partner

By Terrence King

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

All three principal characters experience enormous frustration in their lives because, per a directive from the Almighty, a semi-disgraced angel named Homer can’t change the free will of humans.

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The Wizard’s Redemption

By Aaron Skinner

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

The son of a ruler, a shoemaker, a disinherited nobleman and a young man with strange abilities must fight in their own way for what they love When their country is attacked by an overwhelming force led by a vicious and powerful wizard.

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Colin Preston Rocked And Rolled

By Bert Murray

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

A Beatles fanatic and college sophomore gets himself in a twist when he tries to mix forever love with an education, though, by the end of the story, he claims that “…I got the best education one can get. An education in the geography of the human heart.”

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Everything’s Cool

By Justin Carroll

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

An edgy, staccato narrative reveals that things are not so cool in EVERYTHING’S COOL.

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It Must Be Your Love

By Bella Andre

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

This is the latest in Bella Andre’s popular series featuring the Sullivan family of Seattle, this time focusing on the brothers’ younger sister Mia Sullivan.

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The Twelve Attunements

By Cassandra Sturdy

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

The premise of THE TWELVE ATTUNEMENTS is that our universe is not alone. In fact, it is one of nine (the indigo-blue one) in the most recent batch designed by El-Quan-Tem, a universe-crafter of skill and capacity. However, our universe is proving troublesome, because one small planet (coincidentally enough, our own beloved Earth) is not […]

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Infinite Possibilities

By Lisa Renee Jones

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

Secrets and lies. They are everywhere: haunting her, tormenting her.

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Investigative Medium – The Awakening

By Laine Crosby

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

A memoir of the author’s discovery of her psychic abilities, including clairvoyance, clairaudience, and the ability to contact the dead.

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Sweet Home

By Tillie Cole

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

Molly Shakespeare is a philosophy graduate student from England, orphaned at a young age by her father’s suicide and raised in poverty by her loving grandmother and a less-affectionate foster family.

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Maybe This Time

Moving in with my half-brother Xander, I had no idea what to expect.

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Borrowed Bibles

By Jim Good

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

The first three-fourths of BORROWED BIBLES is a fascinating collection of memories from a yesteryear of outdoor plumbing, factory communities hastily constructed to assist World War II, and the racial segregation of the South. The last part of the book ends abruptly, as Good concludes his thoughts with an unfinished stance.

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Curse Of The Griffin: Daniel’s Pride

By Jerome Walford

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

Daniel Griffin was an orphan without any family and had been brought up by a local parish priest. Now he finds himself living in the abandoned underground sewer system. With his sketch book and his artistic skill he is trying to make a place for himself in the corrupt city of Anthrazit.

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Curse Of The Griffin: Daniel’s Pride

By Jerome Walford

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

Daniel Griffin was an orphan without any family and had been brought up by a local parish priest. Now he finds himself living in the abandoned underground sewer system. With his sketch book and his artistic skill he is trying to make a place for himself in the corrupt city of Anthrazit.

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Cast No Stones

By Kevin Machell

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

Cast No Stones is an autobiography of Kevin Machell, the son of a married Englishwoman and an American GI stationed in England during WWII.

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Worth the Fight

By Vi Keeland

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

Elle is a young lawyer whose life appears to be going smoothly on the surface – she has a great job with a boss who loves her like a daughter, a terrific best friend, and a boyfriend who is ideal.

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Karma

By Nikki Sex

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

Marcy Paget’s ex-husband, Trent Berger, is a complete and total jerk.

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Promo Cowboy

By Barry Fitzsimmons

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

The promo cowboy herein is more ad man Don Draper (played by Jon Hamm in “Mad Men”) than midnight cowboy Joe Buck (played by Jon Voight in “Midnight Cowboy”).

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P Is For Prince

By Stu Gratton

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

Kenzia Hartliss is facing the most important task of her life. She is in charge of a British secret service team assigned to protect Prince William, heir to the throne.

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Shine Not Burn

By Elle Casey

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

Andie has a lifeplan that has apparently served her well so far, getting her out of a bad situation with her mother’s abusive boyfriend and into a profitable career as a lawyer, with success so close she can taste it.

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Breathless (Jesse)

By Eve Carter

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

Jesse Morrison is a motocross racer who craves the adrenaline rush of the race, but since injuring his hand and left leg, he fears he will never race again.

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Sons of Prophecy: Davian’s Deception

By Steven Schmutz

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

The countries of the Realm have been in Alliance for many years, since the rise and defeat of the evil Mahan, a Dark Lord whose ability to control others’ minds and wills made him immensely powerful. Now, Davian Ul, another Dark Lord, rises in Mahan’s place, in the mountainous keep of Tar Belg.

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The Rocker That Needs Me

By Terri Anne Browning

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

Drake Stevenson is a thirty-one-year-old rock star, with a troubled past and an alcoholic present, but a good heart nonetheless. When he meets seventeen-year-old Lana, the younger sister of a good friend, he is instantly, passionately attracted to her, and the feeling is mutual.

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Pulse (Collide Volume 2)

By Gail McHugh

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

Emily Cooper has come to the realization, on the eve of her wedding to the violent Dillon Parker, that she does not want to marry him, having fallen hopelessly in love with his friend, Gavin Blake.

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Forever too Far

By Abbi Glines

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

The final novel in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today and IndieReader Bestselling Fallen Too Far series.

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The Wails of Mother Earth

By Nicholas Landon

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

A story about a young boy struggling through a world mired in war and strife.

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Beauty from Surrender (Beauty Series #2)

By Georgia Cates

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

After Laurelyn Prescott walks away from the love of her life, she returns to Nashville to pursue the only dream she has left. Determined to find a distraction from the pain of losing Jack Henry, she immerses herself in her music. But with her old life comes old acquaintances and new expectations.

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Promise Me Darkness

By Paige Weaver

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

Maddy is an innocent “good girl” with a very “bad boy” best friend, Ryder, a playboy and something of a thug who has nonetheless been close to Maddy since they were six and nine.

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Real

By Katy Evans

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

Brooke Dumas is a former sprinter until she tore her ACL – twice. She has since gone into sports rehab, hoping to help other injured athletes like herself. But her life changes when her friend drags her to see Remington “Riptide” Tate, a gorgeous, sexy fighter who has women screaming for him everywhere he goes.

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Dead to Me

By Bradford Brillowski

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

Dead to Me follows the psychological world of Patrick, a young adult just setting out on his own, who is occasionally prone to cosmic visions.

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Spies and Lies: The Paradox

By Frederick L. Malphurs

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

David Pearl is the head of an intelligence consulting firm that has been languishing for lack of business. However, when he is asked to track down and bring back a Greek diplomat who has gone AWOL, he gets embroiled in a massive tangle involving Greek smugglers and the Greek mafia, the murder of an American Undersecretary, a Russian spy and more.

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Parry Pretty and the Eight Realms

By S. J. Musgraves

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

Parry Pretty is a brilliant, logical inventor who does not hold with fantasy worlds or magical creatures. So why is it that one day, she wakes up in a different realm, run by magical rules, with a quest of her own – to close the Slipstream that keeps time cycling over and over through the same eternal day?

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A Bad Veterinarian Never Goes Hungry

By Steve Rivas

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

Dr. George Washington Carver, understandably nicknamed “Peanut”, was once a physicist who created a device called the Prophet, which created a rift in spacetime and received a message from the future.

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Tidal

By Emily Snow

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

Now that Willow Avery is out of rehab, she’s got one chance left to prove herself before she’s officially on every producer’s crap list. At least, that’s what her parents and agent are claiming. She doesn’t really give a damn if she never makes another movie or not—she just wants to get on with her life, get back to her friends, and find her next escape.

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An American in Vienna

By Chip Wagar

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

The book’s focus on the Eastern European front opens up new territory, most westerners are probably more familiar with the Western Front and its long and deadly trench warfare.

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A Lost Gun

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Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

The story opens with a bang, or rather several, as Leotis Wilson kills his wife and children then sets out for the river to dispose of his gun. Detective Jessie Sands witnessed the killing and tails Wilson to the river.

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Softly at Sunrise

By Maya Banks

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

Rachel, haunted by memories of her kidnapping by a terrorist group, counts her blessings daily. Now life is filled with second chances to work on her marriage, to have a child, to start a new job, and to appreciate the love of her extended family. But, once again, she is confronted with a situation that makes her wonder if her second chance may be short-lived.

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Love & Darts

By Nath Jones

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

Nath Jones’’ Love & Darts, a collection of twenty-four stories, gives readers an insight into the anxieties of the heartland of the United States today.

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The Crimson Battle Axe

By Curtis Oddo

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

Gnarl, who wields the eponymous axe, fights against his oppressors, the humans, who for over a hundred years have enslaved his people. Thelady, the daughter of a human warrior, is an unlikely symbol of kindheartedness in an otherwise malicious species. She should be Gnarl’s natural enemy, but when Gnarl meets Thelady, he vows to protect her if she should ever need it.

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American Girl

By Roxanne Fontana

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

Roseann Fontana begins her story years before her name change to Roxanne. She begins it in Brooklyn as a girl in love with music. Young Roseann is obsessed with The Beatles and is also filled with love for Brian Jones, and starts a fan club for him that goes international. It doesn’t matter that Jones is already deceased; he is loved and missed by many.

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Heart of Darkness

By Felicity Heaton

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

Aleksandr is a vampire prince who has renounced his heritage in order to fulfill a 400-year-old bloody and self-appointed quest, to vindicate the death of his sister by a vampire hunter. Elise is a vampire guard living to protect her bloodline family. Both are quite content in the lives they have chosen.

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Ros

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Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

Ros is the story of Marci Cramer and her race against time to save Ros, who has crash-landed her spaceship near Marci’s house. Add into the mix, Marci’s ex mother-in-law, a neurotic cat, a handsome government agent, and a die-hard alien hunter, and you have a wild, unconventional adventure filled with romance and intrigue.

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She Tells All

By Judah Lee Davis

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

Although Judah Lee Davis is no Dickens, Shakespeare or Fitzgerald, I doubt that any of those men could annotate the life of a nymphomaniac Southerner trying to find a man.

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Lucy Wagner gets in Shape

By Claire Matthews

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

After being dumped by her handsome and exercise obsessed boyfriend, couch potato Lucy Wagner decides to rein in her love for food, break out the running shoes and get into shape!

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Happily Ever Afton

Afton Lanford plans to live happily ever after with her beau Jason. When she finds out that he is having an affair with her bridesmaid, she feigns a romance with Cooper Stewart Carrington III, a stranger on the street.

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Summer’s Journey: Volume One – Losing Control

By Summer Daniels

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

A blend of contemporary romance and erotica, “Summer’s Journey” begins with Summer’s decision to recover from her recent divorce by seeking the sexual freedom she has always desired.

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Counting from Zero

By Alan B. Johnston

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

To invade a computer, a virus relies on human help, such as clicking on an unsolicited e-mail attachment or inserting an infected floppy disk. “Counting from Zero” is about attacks on computers and computer networks, the attackers, and the defenders.

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Wired

By Douglas E. Richards

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

Former Special Ops member David Desh suffered a horrible experience in Iran and is haunted by the memory. He is called out of retirement to track down a dangerous molecular biologist, Kira Miller, who may have discovered how to double the human lifespan.

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Fezariu’s Epiphany

By David Brown

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

Bruised by a rough childhood, a young man joins up with a legendary band of mercenaries and begins an exciting new life.

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Blood for Love

By Chris M. Finkelstein

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

The imaginary planet called D’ot is not a happy place. It is “peopled” with creatures who have evolved into reptilian humanoids. They are violent and sadistic and lack the basic compassion that is crucial in any society.

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Open Source

By Matthew M. Frick

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

“What if a ship carrying a cargo of stolen Russian missiles bound for Iran was mysteriously hijacked? What if Israel was secretly behind the hijacking? What if the guy who fills the vending machines in the break room figured the whole thing out?”

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The Faithful

By Jonathan Weyer

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

A Presbyterian pastor who is seriously questioning his faith is suddenly thrown into the midst of a paranormal murder mystery.

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Paris, Moi and the Gang

By Frances Gendlin

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

Documents Grendlin’s daily meanderings through modern-day Paris, a journey that’s mainly interesting to Grendlin.

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The Change Artist

By Carla Rieger

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

The plot transports the reader from modern-day Canada to 1940s Europe, and contains a wide cast of characters, including Nazis, Gypsies and carnival folk, along with more mundane Canadian accountants and lawyers.

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Percy: The Perfectly Imperfect Chicken

By Rick Rieser, Illustrated by Daniel Seward

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

The artwork in the book is fantastic. All the chickens are expressive and, though everything takes place in the one yard, the perspective on the yard and chickens varies in each scene.

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Murder of an American Nazi

By Tim Fleming

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

A a story about a small town police detective whose obsessive search for the truth leads him from a seemingly simple murder investigation down an insidious path of espionage, cover-ups, and violence.

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Shotgun Shopping: Adventures in How to Materialize Anything You Want Through the Metaphor of Shopping Fast, Cheap, and Fabulous

By Sheevaun Moran

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

Smart and incredibly helpful shopping techniques buried beneath stylistic shortcomings.