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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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Obama’s Legacy: What He Accomplished as President – Michael I. Days

(Reviewed by JD Jung) We all know those who refuse to acknowledge the vast accomplishments of the Obama presidency, even though the facts stare them right in the face. I personally think it is due to racism, but it is … Continue reading

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After You’re Dead: A Jake Roberts Novel, Book 5 – Cary Allen Stone

(Reviewed by Cathy Carey) “At exactly shift change, Richard stood in the doorway of his bedroom. It was the signal. The five other killers that shared the board understood the directions he had given them, and the consequences if they … Continue reading

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Sugar – Kimberly Stuart

(Reviewed by JD Jung) “Oh, to escape the daily hostility of Felix, the rampages of Alain, the snarky comments from the army of egocentric, narcissistic, self-absorbed males in the kitchen.” Thirty-something Charlie Garrett worked at L’Ombre, a top Manhattan restaurant … Continue reading

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