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That Book I Wrote About Me, by Sarah Buchanan

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In a lot of ways, this novel read just like a memoir. When I think of memoirs, even fictional ones, there’s really only one tone that comes to mind. 211 more words

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Not-too-distant Dystopia: The Handmaid’s Tale – by Margaret Atwood

Security and liberty. One is often sacrificed for the other. What measures, what infringements on our liberty would we accept to ensure our security – from terrorist attacks, poverty, unemployment, ideas that we disagree with – is sustained? 364 more words


Hook's Tale, by John Leonard Pielmeier***

Pielmeier’s debut novel gives poor, maligned Captain Hook an opportunity to share his side of the story. The teaser promises a “rollicking” story, and at first it seems to be exactly that, but it runs out of steam early on. 590 more words

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5* #Review #TheDayEndsLikeAnyDay by @timothyogene @HhouseBooks #DiverseNovels

I am super excited to share this review, which I discovered via Holland House Books. It is an incredibly unusual novel but that should not take away from its emotional narrative. 777 more words

The Confessions of Nat Turner a wrenching reminder

In August, 1831, a few dozen slaves in Southampton, Virginia, revolted, slaughtering whites mercilessly.

The confession of the revolt’s leader, Nathaniel Turner, presented at his trial and subsequently published as a pamphlet, is the factual basis of William Styron’s novel. 193 more words

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Author Interview: 'Seventies Child' by David P. Anderson

About the Book:

Seventies Child recalls a bygone era when children were free to explore and often ran wild. A collection of humorous and often heartfelt stories that examine universal themes that define growing up: sibling rivalry, fear, bullying, envy, peer pressure, friendship, and infatuation. 705 more words

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Fictional Memoirs: Bad Christian

I’m a beggar telling other beggars where to find food.

Real food is needed. Real truth is where unction meets function. Disciples will not be made until our pride is reduced like hide. 528 more words

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