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Optimist Libby Miller’s life takes an unimaginable terrifying turn. On the very day she learns she has a life-threatening illness, her husband, Tom, reveals a marriage-ending secret.

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“the most self-absorbed and offensive character you’ll meet . . . so why is he so appealing?”

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"It shows what happens when twentysomethings grow up."

The Clasp is definitely several rungs above the typical twentysomethings-with-clever-quips debut.

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fun, humor, horror, and a fantastical cast of characters.”

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“light in spirit and tone, and abundant in levity.”

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"A hilarious sendup of the eternal fight between kids and their parents over what to eat and when—if at all."

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Crazy Rich Asians is scathingly funny, outrageous at all times, and utterly credible.

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The Blazing World is poundingly alive with ideas, personalities, conviction, fear, fakery, ambition, and sorrow. The reading mind is set on high, happy alert.

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Kat George’s Pink Bits is an example of the growing volume of media products—books, blogs, films, television shows—produced by young women primarily for a specific demographic of girls and

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“. . . a fun, fast read and a wild ride.”

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Many women have issues with their weight and can relate to Holly Brennan’s situation.

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“A timeless classic from the pages of period long gone, . . . pure, classic art with a touch of vaudeville and slapstick.”

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“For the reader not troubled by cliché, Nowhere But Home is a nice, warm snack.”

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“David Michael Slater . . . throws all kinds of crazy against the wall—and not only does it stick, it works brilliantly.”

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“. . . funny to readers who like raunchy blue humor . . .”

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“. . . beautifully written and astoundingly on target . . .”

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“Manu Joseph perfectly captures his characters in his precise, sharp prose.”

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“Wyatt Burp Rides Again (The Adventures of Jo Schmo) definitely qualifies as a ‘best’ children’s book.”

“. . . you’ll get a kick out of this one.”

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“. . . both charming and touching . . . [a] fresh take on an old and venerable institution . . .”

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“Girl Walks into a Bar is a meditation on how life is defined in the aftermath of fame.”

“‘Hey, I know you!’ said the stranger.

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“Jeff Tapia challenges short story norms and dares the reader to walk away. . . .

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“The plot of The Spoiler rattles along with slow-burning subplots that manage to keep the reader engaged. If the reveals are a little disappointing in their substance, Ms.

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“Lynn Messina’s writing style and storytelling prowess is not just skillful, but also incredibly enjoyable and entertaining.

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“In the end the real question is: What would happen if we were to throw away caution and good sense and choose instead to enjoy a moment—albeit a delectable one—in time?

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