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LONG WAY OFF by Vanessa Grace Feld

October 4, 2021

A CANDID, INTIMATE MEMOIR of a woman’s struggles with addiction and mental illness, written with utter frankness and without pretension. From Wharton Business School to survival sex work, the author tells it like it is. SOLID B

LONG WAY OFF
BookBaby
2021

Grade: SOLID B

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LEGAL SEAGULL by Molly Fitz

August 23, 2021

A DETECTIVE TALKS TO ANIMALS, bit that’s the least of her troubles right now. Sweet, goofy cozy mystery features litigious seagulls and an imperious cat. Light fun. SOLID B

LEGAL SEAGULL: A HILARIOUS COZY MYSTERY WITH ONE VERY ENTITLED CAT DETECTIVE (PET WHISPERER P.I. BOOK 12)
Whiskered Mysteries
2020

Grade: SOLID B

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WINDHALL by Ava Barry

August 19, 2021

AN OLD HOLLYWOOD MURDER rockets back into the headlines after 70+ years, thanks to new deaths at its site. Noir-infused tale works better as a love letter to bygone Los Angeles than as a classic mystery. SOLID B

WINDHALL
Pegasus Crime
2021

Grade: SOLID B

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THE GOLDEN MILESTONE by Kilian Knight

August 16, 2021

A SECRET TIME-TRAVEL EXPERIMENT could have dangerous consequences, and one government scientist must set things right. Intriguing premise, lots of action. SOLID B

THE GOLDEN MILESTONE: A NOVEL
Kilian Knight
2021

Grade: SOLID B

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THE TEMPLE HOUSE VANISHING by Rachel Donohue

July 29, 2021

INTRIGUING IRISH MYSTERY with a touch of the Gothic revolves around a missing student and her art teacher. Thoughtful, spooky, resonant. SOLID B

THE TEMPLE HOUSE VANISHING
Algonquin Books
2021

Grade: SOLID B

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TERMS OF SERVICE by Craig W. Stanfill

June 14, 2021

IN A REGIMENTED FUTURE CONTROLLED by AIs, monocorporations, and a draconian surveillance state, one person tries to choose freedom. Fascinating worldbuilding, timely parable. SOLID B

TERMS OF SERVICE: SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE
Bad Rooster Press
2021

Grade: SOLID B

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THE BRIDESMAID by Nina Manning

May 31, 2021

FRIENDSHIP, SECRETS, AND LIES: as a woman’s wedding approaches, her bridesmaid, an old friend from childhood, plans to reveal a devastating truth. Sleek English psychological thriller. SOLID B

THE BRIDESMAID: THE ADDICTIVE NEW PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER THAT EVERYONE IS TALKING ABOUT IN 2021
Boldwood Books
2021

Grade: SOLID B

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THOSE WONDERFUL TOYS by Hunter Blain

May 24, 2021

CRISP, ACTION-PACKED PARANORMAL adventure features lots of fighting, intriguing creatures from fae to werewolves, and a badass vampire hero whose wisecracks never stop. Fun especially for Jim Butcher fans. SOLID B

THOSE WONDERFUL TOYS: PRETERNATURAL CHRONICLES BOOK 7 (THE PRETERNATURAL CHRONICLES)
Argento Publishing
2021

Grade: SOLID B

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A MAN NAMED DOLL by Jonathan Ames

May 20, 2021

STRUNG-OUT EXISTENTIAL NOIR detective yarn with a unique mix of the grim and the whimsical: Jonathan Ames’s first foray into mystery is hard to characterize, but holds you riveted. SOLID B

A MAN NAMED DOLL
Mulholland Books
2021

Grade: SOLID B

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MARIGOLD by Heather Mitchell Manheim

May 3, 2021

IN A POST-APOCALYPTIC “UNITED STATE”—a totalitarian regime that combines a cult of personality with brutal police surveillance—two women meet and have the chance to change everything. Intriguing ideas, worldbuilding. SOLID B

MARIGOLD
BookBaby
2021

Grade: SOLID B

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