• Read An Excerpt From A Conversation With A Cat

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    Stephen Spotte’s imaginative novel, A Conversation with a Cat recounts the tales of a scroungy former alley cat named Jinx, whose memories aren’t just his own but those of other cats who existed before him, one of which was Annipe, Cleopatra’s pampered pet. Here is an exclusive excerpt from the novel: Maybe because the palace

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  • Read An Excerpt From Beneath The Same Heaven: A Novel

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    Beneath the Same Heaven: A Novel by Anne Marie Ruff is about Kathryn, an American woman, and Rashid, a Pakistani-born Muslim man, who seem to have bridged the divide between Western and Islamic world views with their marriage and two American-born children. But everything changes when Rashid’s father is suddenly killed by a US drone

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  • Read An Excerpt From Reading Blue Devils

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    To Hell with high school! In Reading Blue Devils: A Novel by Jon Bennett, the American education system is turned inside out when a frustrated teacher incites his students to stage an uprising. Here is an exclusive excerpt from the novel: The first day back from summer break was the day Dieter Vogel’s shits returned―the ones

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  • Read An Excerpt From In An Empty Room

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    In An Empty Room: A Novel by Stephen Spotte spans the landscape from Vietnam’s war-torn jungles to hardscrabble Appalachia and is a gripping examination of time, memory, consciousness, and selfhood. Here is an exclusive excerpt from the book: I live alone in a tiny shack a weak-armed stone’s throw from the train tracks. The air

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  • Read An Excerpt From A Mentor And Her Muse

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    A Mentor and Her Muse by Susan Sage follows a frustrated writer and her ambitious teenage protégé on an illicit summer road trip fraught with tension. Here is an exclusive excerpt from the book: I wouldn’t classify what I did as a crime, rather as a sort of vigilante justice. Some, I’m sure, will believe

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  • Read An Excerpt From Feta And The Fat Bastard

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    Feta and the Fat Bastard is the third book in the Whine and Cheese Cozy Mystery Series by Judy Volhart. Here is an exclusive excerpt from the book: I huffed and I puffed then stumbled and fell backward onto my behind, jarring my tailbone and blinking rapidly to clear the stars that filled my eyes.

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