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10 Things I Hate About Pinky

Readers of Sandhya Menon’s Dimple and Rishi series are likely familiar with funny, spunky Pinky Kumar, an activist who backs hundreds of causes and feistily fights for every one of them. She finally gets her own book in 10 Things I Hate About Pinky, which involves fake dating, summer vacations and ...

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The Voting Booth

Stellar prose, a fascinating hero and a deep dive into contemporary issues make The Voting Booth an intriguing young adult read. Political enthusiast Marva Sheridan has been looking forward to this election day - the first one she can vote in - almost her whole life. She gets up extra early and i ...

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The Devil of Downtown

The Devil of Downtown is hot little slice of Gilded Age New York City.  Watching the last Greene sister fall in lust, admiration and love while fighting the cruelties of the world provided me with yet another wonderful treat. Justine Greene (sister Florence and Mamie, heroines of books one and t ...

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The Rakess

Meet the SOCIETY OF SIRENS—three radical, libertine ladies determined to weaponize their scandalous reputations to fight for justice and the love they deserve…  She's a Rakess on a quest for women's rights…  Seraphina Arden's passions include equality, amorous affairs, and wild, wine-s ...

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Rogue Nights

Rogue Nights is a multi-author anthology featuring seven new novella length romances, stories of women and men fighting back against political ideologies that seek to disenfranchise women and minorities through racist and oppressive policies. It's part of the Rogue series that came about as the resu ...

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Cold Fusion

Harper Fox’s latest novel is a beautiful sweeping story of love, dedication and betrayal. We start on a Peace Warrior ship in the Norwegian Fiords with Keir Mallory (aka Mallory or Mal) attempting a publicity stunt that goes terribly wrong and results in the loss of two of his ship-mates. Mallory ...

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Unfinished Business

The hero and heroine of Unfinished Business couldn’t be more different: black and white, bleeding-heart liberal and ultra-conservative, urban and rural, peace activist and war hero. I admit that some personal politics made me wary of the book, as I didn’t see myself liking the hero. Erica Joh ...

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Someone to Believe In

Upfront, let me say that this is my favorite type of contemporary romance – a story centered primarily on the romantic relationship between two mature individuals with little to no suspense lurking in the background. Providing some unique plot elements, Kathryn Shay’s latest features political a ...

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Guilty Secrets

It's very challenging to write a category novel with serious depth to it since the rules of the format are strict and the page allotment low. Challenges notwithstanding, several authors, including Virginia Kantra, manage to do a wonderful job of bringing their series titles to life. While Kantra's l ...