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The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls – Anissa Gray

★★★★★ She's never been good to me. She's always been different with me. The Butler family - Althea, Viola, Lillian and Joe - had a rough childhood. They've each managed to escape but not without scars.  Althea, powerful and dominating, pulled her younger siblings up and out from squalor and raised them herself. She finds herself in the… Continue reading The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls – Anissa Gray

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Our Dried Voices – Greg Hickey

★★★★ "That's where I'm going. That's where it ends. That's where I will find answers." In a world where every disease is cured, the human population skyrocketed and they are forced to colonize a new planet (Pearl). But what appeared as a promising start for the next era of human civilization, devolves into something...rather unexpected. They ran… Continue reading Our Dried Voices – Greg Hickey

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The World Breaks Everyone – Lauren Clark

★★★ Stop the detective work. Ignore this and die. Olivia Jacobs, sixteen years old, is on the run. But this is not some typical teenager-on-the-run thing - her life, and everyone she knows is in danger. Her loving stepfather, Theo Jacobs, is beaten and jailed on the eve of his restaurant-opening, right before Olivia's eyes. He… Continue reading The World Breaks Everyone – Lauren Clark

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Annapurna: Gastronomic Delights from my Fiji Indian Childhood – Nalini Naidu

★★★★ When I glance at Mum's recipe books with her special repertoire of dishes - turmeric-stained or splattered with some cake mixture - I am reminded of the love in these little treasures A recipe book from the heart! Naidu shares her favorite recipes from her childhood in the Fiji Indian area in a delightfully… Continue reading Annapurna: Gastronomic Delights from my Fiji Indian Childhood – Nalini Naidu

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Shivers in the Night – Various Authors

★★★★ This collection of short stories will definitely live up to the title! Spinner's Tale by Donna Freeman Elaine invited her into the old house, and it was apparent she was lonely Phyllis, suffering a miscarriage and divorce, finds solace and comfort with an elderly lady. When a nightmare compels Phyllis to visit her friend… Continue reading Shivers in the Night – Various Authors

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Wanderlost: Shots of Literary Tequila for the Restless Soul – Simon Williams

★★★ Navigating life, in many ways, is like trying to fight a kangaroo you are seven. Simon Williams has always had a desire to see the world.  And, as time goes on, this desire has bloomed into a full-fledged "problem". Travel is the most exciting and worst decision a person can make, not unlike experimenting with… Continue reading Wanderlost: Shots of Literary Tequila for the Restless Soul – Simon Williams