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Mocktails, Punches, and Shrubs: Over 80 Nonalcoholic Drinks to Savor and Enjoy – Vikas Khanna

(Reviewed by JD Jung) “Inspired, I embarked on a quest to collect and catalogue as many flavors and scents from foreign cultures as possible. A plethora of tasting experiences provided me with insights on what is mixable, edible, and most … Continue reading

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Buzz- Upcoming release

(Reviewed by JD Jung) “…I may have arrived without an invitation but I work just like the rest of you do, I pay the same taxes as the rest of you do, and most importantly my boss, or rather, my … Continue reading

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The Haven’s Kitchen Cooking School: Recipes and Inspiration to Build a Lifetime of Confidence in the Kitchen – Alison Cayne

(Reviewed by JD Jung) Haven’s Kitchen, a recreational hands-on cooking school with a café and event space was opened in 2012 in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood. They don’t teach off of printed recipes, as the purpose is to “ teach the … Continue reading

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The CEO’s Seduction – Diane Alberts

(Reviewed by Ishita RC) Brett Ross managed to avoid the lure of his small town until his best friend decided to fall in love and get married. He knows what he is getting into, coming back here, but what he … Continue reading

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The Painted Gun – Bradley Spinelli

(Reviewed by JD Jung) “I was in it now, there was no getting out. But since Ashley was painting creepy snapshots of my life, I guess I was always in it. The fact that I didn’t know what I was … Continue reading

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a jarful of moonlight-Nazanin Mirsadeghi

(Reviewed by Jeyran Main) A jarful of moonlight is a collection of inspirational poems about love, hope, pain, grief, self-discovery and empowerment. The love poems are written with many exemplars and it is like a story. They are divided into … 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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Neanderthal Man – Cay Gould

(Reviewed by JD Jung) “Among all the things she told herself about Adam Savent, imagined about him, she just never got so far as to confront what she knew and should have confessed to someone, anyone, her knowledge that Adam … Continue reading

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One Sip at a Time: Learning to Live in Provence – Keith Van Sickle

(Reviewed by JD Jung) Have you ever dreamed of quitting your job and moving to Europe to live part time? That’s exactly what Keith Van Sickle and his wife, Val, did. While working on a long-term assignment in the French-speaking … Continue reading

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Trans Voices: Becoming Who You Are – Declan Henry (Author), Jane Fae (Afterword), Stephen Whittle (Foreword)

(Reviewed by Ishita RC) Trans Voices is an enlightening book that accounts the voices of those who have opted to accept their real self by transitioning. The book is a rich account, comprised of over 100 interviews with individuals who … Continue reading

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