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Laws of Nature by Jacqui Murray

Lucy is a homo hobilis—a young woman who doesn’t know how to make fire or warm clothing, and something as complicated as a wheel would be completely beyond her ken. Yet she is strong enough to face daily challenges that

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Slivers: Chiseled Poetry by Balroop Singh

I was so inspired by Balroop Singh’s latest volume of vivid verse that I endeavored to frame my review in haiku form:   Balroop re-creates Light from above in new clothes. Faithful fragments hanging; Mini-windows showing Truth in starlit slivers.

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Battle for Olympus

The trouble had started, as it so often did, with a dragon. The mighty Draco was rarely satisfied, whether it be gold, jewels, or conquest, and it had lurked in the same lonely grotto for longer than any human could

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Night Owl

* Micah tugged the strap closed on his backpack. Everything he needed was stowed there, all the survival gear his dad had taught him to carry. A flashlight, matches, a fire-starter cube, a small tarp, water, a compass, paracord, and

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Pandemic

* A message received, was it timely or not? A whisper of fear and the shame that it brought. Rushing out wildly to lay in supplies, Both wanting and fearing the truth and the lies. * Was courage a villain

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Chrys Cymri, Author of The Temptation of Dragons

Chrys Cymri is a fascinating individual. An Anglican priest by day, she lives with a small green parrot named Tilly because the upkeep for a dragon is beyond her current budget. (Plus, she’s responsible for making good any flame damage

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Corbie

I don’t recall my nest very well, but I do remember falling out of it. My wings flapped, but I still hit the ground with a thump, right on my back. I gasped for breath, clawing for air, and finally

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D.L. Finn, author of Dolphin’s Cave and Bigfoot

This review is a double-header. I started with Bigfoot, and it made me curious enough about the author’s work to go back for seconds. : ) Is Bigfoot real? The only witnesses who seem to believe it are usually quoted

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Heir of Ashes by Jina Bazzar

Roxanne Fosch is on the run, and she can’t afford to be caught. If she is, she’ll likely never see the sun again. Trapped for years in a paranormal science facility, she’s been experimented on with less compassion than sophomore

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Come Sail Away

Choice—it’s that most precious of constructs, and sometimes it seems like nothing but an illusion. But I do know this—even small choices can matter. And the first time I realized how important that could be was in third grade. This

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