Category Archives: Modern Literary Fiction

Elle – Philippe Djian

(Reviewed by JD Jung) “It’s this other me coming out, though I fight it tooth and nail. It’s a me that invites confusion, flux, unexplored territories. I don’t know. I can’t screw open my head and take a look inside.” … Continue reading

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Heels over Head Paperback – Clay G. Small

(Reviewed by JD Jung) “The Lindon brothers and their redneck friend had not only humiliated him in from of the whole damn school but had unleased his father’s scorn. Guy Jr. tightened his fists. No matter how long it took, … Continue reading

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Caresaway – DJ Cockburn

(Reviewed by JD Jung) “If Caresaway had infected the executive boards of the world’s corporations with people incapable of remorse and obsessed with short-term gain…was it any wonder that so many corporations were so badly managed?” British scientist, Dr. Edward … Continue reading

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My Ladybird Story: The growing pains of a Transgender – Magus Tor

(Reviewed by Ishita RC) When a Man loves a Woman, It is Heterosexual When a Woman loves a Woman, It is Homosexual When a Female Transsexual loves a Woman, What will it be? That is the synopsis of My Ladybird … Continue reading

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The Secret Sex Life of Angels: Mysteries of Isis – I. J. Weinstock

(Reviewed by Pat Luboff) “When one man questioned the belief that the earth was flat, A New World was discovered and a Renaissance of unimaginable possibilities was born. Once we question our limited and destructive beliefs about sex, who knows? … Continue reading

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Holding Out for a Zero-Heather Wardell

(Reviewed by Ishita RC) “I’m doing the right thing, not feeding myself. It’s the only thing I can do, so I will do it. Gloria can somehow have the energy I don’t take in, and it will help her stay … Continue reading

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Ocean Echoes – by Sheila Hurst

(Reviewed by Jeyran Main) Ocean Echoes is an educational read on our beautiful oceans through the eyes of  marine biologist, Ellen Upton, who is seeking to discover new findings through her ever ending funds at the Cape Cod research facility. … Continue reading

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The House of the Soul- Annie Dawson

(Reviewed by Jeyran Main) Ella Casey is a loving mother, wife, and ambitious women. Once she meets her old friend Teri, she begins to doubt whether the path she took becoming domestic was what she was destined to do. This … Continue reading

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The Little Old Lady Who Broke All the Rules- Catharina Ingelman-Sundberg

(Reviewed by Pat Luboff) If I needed to sum up this book in one word, it would be “delightful!” The setting is a retirement home in Sweden. The main characters are five elderly residents in their 70s and 80s. They … Continue reading

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Saving Phoebe Murrow – Herta Feely

(Reviewed by Ishita RC) Have you ever tried to be or imagined how to be a perfect mother while balancing your career? Well, suburban mother and a D.C. Lawyer Isabel Murrow can tell you how the journey has been so … Continue reading

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