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Vegan Recipes For Every Occasion

350 BEST VEGAN RECIPES. Deb Roussou. Robert Rose Publishers. Even though veteran cookbook author Deb Roussou published this book 6 years ago, it’s still worth spotlighting because of its original … Continue reading

May 3, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Night Dahlia Features R.S. Belcher At His Best

THE NIGHT DAHLIA. R. S. Belcher. Tor Books. Fantasy Noir is an interesting cross-genre. It combines the gritty hyper-realism of Raymond Chandler or Elmore Leonard with the horror and humor … Continue reading

May 3, 2018 · Leave a comment

Dylan’s Nobel Lecture Released In Hardcover

“Well, Frankie Lee, he sat right down And put his fingers to his chin But with the cold eyes of Judas on him His head began to spin Would ya … Continue reading

April 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

Eric Jerome Dickey Blends Danger & Sensuality In His Latest Thriller

BAD MEN & WICKED WOMEN. Eric Jerome Dickey. Dutton. Eric Jerome Dickey is the best thing going in fiction now in terms of writing stories that blend action with sensuality. … Continue reading

April 15, 2018 · 1 Comment

Bobby BlueJacket Mixes Crime & Politics In Compelling Fashion

BOBBY BLUEJACKET: The Tribe, The Joint, The Tulsa Underworld. Michael P. Daley. First To Knock LLC.  “If high in esteem and stature you be Then worry not of the repartee But … Continue reading

March 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

Cohen’s The Sustainable City

THE SUSTAINABLE CITY. Steven Cohen. Columbia University Press. Humanity finds presently itself between two giant millstones: population growth, and the threat of environmental collapse, most notably through climate change. While … Continue reading

March 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

Thoraiya Dyer’s Titan’s Forest Series Continues To Break New Ground

ECHOES OF UNDERSTOREY: A TITAN’S FOREST NOVEL. Thoraiya Dyer. Tor Books. Aliens may be one of the first things that spring to mind when you hear the words “science fiction,” … Continue reading

March 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

Mastai’s All Our Wrong Todays Now In Paperback

ALL OUR WRONG TODAYS. Elan Mastai. Dutton. Elan Mastai’s All Our Wrong Todays was a debut novel that read like a work from a seasoned veteran – rife with intrigue and featuring … Continue reading

February 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

Ashley Cope’s Unsounded

UNSOUNDED. Ashley Cope. Self Published. This already monumental series starts with deceptive simplicity – two ill-suited companions on a journey. The dynamic is Calvin and Hobbes, times ten. She is … Continue reading

February 7, 2018 · Leave a comment
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