Book Review: Hysterical Love

Hysterical Love by Lorraine Devon Wilke A B.R.A.G. Medallion Honoree When I first picked up Lorraine Devon Wilke’s Hysterical Love, it was with anticipation, a muted sort of joy, not unlike that of a child anticipating a delicious treat or new toy. I had previously read and thoroughly enjoyed Devon Wilke’s debut novel After the …

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Book Review: Savior

Savior by Martha Kennedy A B.R.A.G. Medallion Honoree Savior is Martha Kennedy’s poignant tale of Rudolf and his brother Conrad, inhabitants of thirteenth-century Zürich and a society immersed in religion and warfare. Rudolf suffers from depression, a condition he is counseled comes from Satan and can be eradicated in a fight to save the world …

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Book Review: The Prize (Tales From a Revolution: Vermont)

Tales From a Revolution: Vermont The Prize by Lars D.H. Hedbor One thing I like best in the world is the ordinary. While fascinated with history and, indeed, some of the figures who played pivotal roles in certain events, I know too there were others whose parts, even when as witness alone, are precious in …

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Book Review: The Fantasmagorical Forest

The Fantasmagorical Forest, Book One: Two Stones by S.L. Dwyer Winner of the indieBRAG Medallion Is it unfair to say that most, or at least many, teenage girls have a tendency toward self-absorption and hyperbole? In that context, what is the worst thing that could happen in their world? Loss of phone privileges? No trips …

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