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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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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.
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STRETCH FOR CHANGE

Rating: 5
Gustavo Razzetti's STRETCH FOR CHANGE offers practical advice of how to deal with life in our pinball-like age.
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ELECTION 2064: BOOK ONE

Rating: 5
Scott McDermott skillfully takes features of our era--pleas by both sides to come together in unity, quickly followed by a resumption of partisan warfare--and applies them to a not too distant America in the smoking aftermath of a Second Civil War.
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THE GLORIOUS BEYOND

Rating: 4.5
THE GLORIOUS BEYOND details the intensely personal journey one woman takes through the loss of her husband, grief, and finding the courage to move on.
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STANDBY FOR BROADCAST

Rating: 5
A Navy nurse checks herself into a mental hospital to deal with her severe PTSD. There, she must recognize and confront the abuse she suffered as a child and the horror she witnessed while working as a nurse in Afghanistan.
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LURES

Rating: 4
LURES paints sympathetic portraits of everyday people striving after what they may never attain.