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THE TRUTH ABOUT GOODBYE

Rating: 5
In THE TRUTH ABOUT GOODBYE, an aging chorus boy named Sebastian Hart is still grief-stricken a year after his husband’s death.
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The periodical cicadas usher in disaster in DELUGE

Rating: 3
The Purvis family, affluent Southerners with a superstitious streak, flee cicadas in the night one summer—but misfortune closely follows.
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THE COLOR OF LOVE, a slightly over-the-top rom-com

Rating: 2
The story of a struggling artist and a Hollywood talent agent who fall into a relationship based on ulterior motives, but find themselves developing feelings for one another.
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Complexities in the search for identity and freedom in: SIMPLE SIMON

Rating: 4.5
A young gay man struggles with his identity as he recovers from drug abuse.
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Promised Valley Rebellion

Rating: 3
Set in prehistoric times. The central thrust of the book is a brother's attempts to get a prince and his sister married. A secondary plot revolves around reconciling the hill and valley groups by recognizing their similarities, such as language.
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Unmentionables

Rating: 4.5
UNMENTIONABLES is a story concerning the interaction of slavery, family, love and war, when two Southern families, and the slaves they own, but do not fully control, find themselves forced to confront traumatic change in the face of the Civil War.
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Spoon and the Moon

Rating: 5
SPOON and the MOON leaves behind the realm of children’s nursery rhyme becoming a seductive and fanciful tale about protagonists longing for fulfillment and satisfaction in their lives.
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How to Earn Your Keep

Rating: 3
Kit Lavoie, smart, pretty, but with bad taste in men, works hard for the money from the shady attorney employing her. Her brother, sweet-but-not-always-helpful Larry, works hard at a shady businessman’s home, but seeks love rather than money.
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Simon Says

Rating: 3
A bittersweet novel that depicts a gay man’s life as he struggles to make peace with his sexuality and free himself from the hold of addiction.
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Glen & Tyler’s Honeymoon Adventure

Rating: 4
Glen and Tyler, two decidedly heterosexual and stereotypical manly-men, decide to marry each other in an "I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry"-style plot. Turns out that Tyler's trust inheritance states that he must be married in order to claim the cash.
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Amo, Amas, Amat

Rating: 4.5
Appropriately titled, Amo, Amas, Amat, which is the Latin conjugation of the verb to love, this book is about love triangles and connections in life and love.
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The Unsimple Truth

Rating: 4
Kevin and Evan are twin brothers who couldn’t be more different. Growing up neglected they were there for each other every step of the way. As adults they seem to have chosen very different paths. The Unsimple Truth is their story.