Literary

Should This Woman Kill Her Mother-in-Law?

April 22, 2013
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When pneumonia lands Estelle Trager unconscious in the emergency room, her son Adam, and Liza, the thirty-three-year-old daughter-in-law she once called a godless hippie raised by wolves, learn of some significant tumors. It was a secret Estelle had intended to take to her grave.

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Guaranteed: You Won’t Read Another Book Like This All Year

March 6, 2013
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Daniel Donatelli refers to his new book as “random bits of enjoyable writing.” We think you’ll find it’s a lot deeper than that. “Oh, Title!” is a unique collection of non-fiction essays, short stories, and more. A literary yawp; a hundred thousand words; a compelling, sundry collection. “Oh, Title!” is a one of a kind book. At times a humorous memoir of the author-be-damned, at times a compilation of eclectic fiction, this strange book is…

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Prof. Henry Fell’s “Coming of Middle Age” Story

February 28, 2013
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Oxford fellow and John Milton expert Professor Henry Fell suffers from panic attacks and a gnawing fear that what he doubtfully refers to as his existence is much more out of his control than he realizes… In Ryan Asmussen‘s debut novel “The Englishman and the Butterfly” Professor Fell has just arrived in Boston on an academic fellowship, when he meets a variety of people who, in one way or another, expose him to true love,…

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Teen Buddies Face Adult Trials

February 26, 2013
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How do you mend a broken friendship? For Lance Parker and Daniel McAllister, the answer is simple – road trip. In Randy Richardson‘s coming-of-age story “Cheeseland” the shock and grief of a friend’s suicide creates a gulf between the two suburban Chicago high school seniors. A trip to Wisconsin should be just the ticket to come to terms with the trauma that has pulled them apart. The journey of recovery is filled with comical twists…

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A Stunning Story of Two Women and the Bond They Forge

February 20, 2013
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This is a story of chaos, revenge, and change. Death and love, love and sex, and sex and death. In Jack Remick‘s novel “Gabriela and The Widow” the young immigrant Gabriela seeks revenge for the destruction of her village. A dying old woman, The Widow, craves balance for the betrayals in her life. It is a book about mothers and daughters, a novel about women for women, but it is also a mythic recasting of…

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They Warned Her He Would Be Trouble. But a Killer?

January 31, 2013
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Armed with the wisdom of Carl Jung, and psychic intuition, California family therapist Sarah Doucette Jean-Louis spends a year looking for love, counseling a stalker and surviving a plot to kill her. Sarah has Louisiana Creole roots. She can hold her liquor and make a mean gumbo. She also has an aunt who talks to the dead and a mother who wants her married. In Myra Jolivet‘s mystery “Pushed Times, Chewing Pepper” Sarah’s life changes…

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