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Book Review: ‘All Things New,’ a Young Adult Novel by Lauren Miller

In 'All Things New' by Lauren Miller she takes us into the life of seventeen-year-old Jessa Gray. Jessa was always a great student, but then life changed in unexpected ways. Her parents split up, her mom moved on, getting remarried and having another family. Her family decided that Jessa should stay with her mom, never consulting her about her own feelings. Suddenly life has darkened, her grades have dropped and she begins having severe anxiety, barely able to leave her home. Read More »

Book Review: ‘In The Clearing’ A Thriller By Robert Dugoni

In The Clearing by Robert Dugoni showcases Detective Tracy Crosswhite, who is asked to look into a case from forty years previous originally investigated by her father. Can Tracy prove her fathers case, and close this cold case file? Read More »

Movie Review: Jeppe Rønde’s ‘Bridgend’

"Brigend" is a relentlessly downbeat film, and lacking a dramatically satisfying conclusion, it's a film that can be admired for its execution, even as it keeps viewers at arm's length. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Maze of Blood: A Novel’ by Marly Youmans

Maze of Blood

"Maze of Blood" by Marly Youmans is a visceral shot to the senses and a fine filament tugging at the imagination that examines the results of thwarted dreams and desires in the life of a young writer. Read More »

Book Review: ‘The Shadow Cabinet: Shades of London’ by Maureen Johnson

Rory and her group, known as the ghost squad find their own time running out as they search for their friend, and contain the damage that is engendered by Jane and her own group as they try to unleash a nightmare on the city. Can they stop the damage and still find Stephen before it is too late? Read More »

Book Review: ‘A Reunion of Ghosts’, The Portrait of a Complicated Family by Judith Claire Mitchell

The Alter sisters, Lady, Vee and Delph are truly and eclectic mix of strange, interesting and absurd. They live together now in their families apartment. Bad luck seems to follow them the same as that of their lineage, and yet they know that no matter what happens they have each other. Their sense of humor is intact and they use it to keep themselves and each other entertained. Read More »