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Review of Escaping Wars and Waves – Encounters with Syrian Refugees by Oliver Kugler

About Based on many interviews, and hundreds of reference photos, Kugler’s beautifully observed drawings of his interviewees bring to life their location — a room, a camp, on the road: the stretch of tents on Kos, opposite the stalls selling trinkets to tourists. His reporting of their stories is peppered with snatches of conversation and images of the objects that …

Indie Spotlight – Allie McCormack

“Allie McCormack comes through again with the premiere of her multicultural romance series, Sons of the Desert.” Sage Wolfsong – http://www.sagewolfsong.com Story Spotlight SwanSong by Allie McCormack Book 1: Sons of the Desert Sarah Pendleton was born into a life of wealth and privilege, raised in the shadow of her mother, a famous soprano and her father, a composer and …

The Absurdity of Milk: Fortunately, the Milk by Neil Gaiman, Skottie Young

“Spoons are excellent. Sort of like forks, only not as stabby.” Book Synopsis “I bought the milk,” said my father. “I walked out of the corner shop, and heard a noise like this: t h u m m t h u m m. I looked up and saw a huge silver disc hovering in the air above Marshall Road.” “Hullo,” I …

Review of Potency by Aubrey Hadley

RATING  3/5 STATS Paperback 1st Edition 620 pagesExpected publication: July 16th 2019 by Ruby & Topaz PublishingOriginal Title Glow: Book I, PotencyISBN0578419998 (ISBN13: 9780578419992)Edition Language English STORY SYNOPSIS “The Maasai Mara Sleeping Syndrome has returned after a six-month hiatus. This time, it’s popped up in New York, and it’s wiped out an entire homeless shelter.  The same night of the outbreak, …

First Chapter, First Paragraph – Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor

About The Book Akata Witch transports the reader to a magical place where nothing is quite as it seems. Born in New York, but living in Aba, Nigeria, twelve-year old Sunny is understandably a little lost. She is albino and thus, incredibly sensitive to the sun. All Sunny wants to do is be able to play football and get through another …