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Sea Witch by Sarah Henning 0

Sea Witch by Sarah Henning

★★★★☆ Sea Witch by Sarah Henning is the story of how a young girl, desperate to protect those she loves and find a place in her society, becomes the villain in “The Little Mermaid”...

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The Gulf by Belle Boggs

★★★☆☆ Belle Boggs’ first novel The Gulf takes a few interesting toys out of the toy chest, lines them all up, then abruptly sweeps them into the trash. The novel succeeds when humorously skewering...

Henry, Himself by Stewart O'Nan 0

Henry, Himself by Stewart O’Nan

★★★★☆ Returning to the fictional Maxwell family of Pittsburg, Stewart O’Nan’s Henry, Himself provides the backstory for two of the author’s previous, highly appreciated novels. The first, Wish You Were Here (2002), introduced the...

The Wild Bunch by W.K. Stratton 0

The Wild Bunch by W.K. Stratton

★★★★☆ Fifty years ago, Sam Peckinpah’s The Wild Bunch blasted onto the nation’s movie screens with the impact of a Gatling gun mowing down an advancing army. The cowboy movie (and really, all movie-making)...

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Friend of My Youth by Amit Chaudhuri

  ★★★☆☆ Amit Chaudhuri upends the traditional homecoming tale with his seventh novel, Friend of My Youth.  Meta-narrated by a character named Amit Chaudhuri, this short work tracks his begrudging return to Bombay to...