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Epicedium – 50 experimental poetic journeys through awakening, alchemy and other worlds by Helene Alexandra Jæger

Book Summary: Exploring the realms of death and dreaming, the occult, the unconscious and the soul, Epicedium is a stream of consciousness collection of 50 works. Told as a four-part story of transformation, Epicedium is a stream of consciousness exploration of spiritual awakening, passion, loss, and journeys in consciousness. Throughout, the protagonist’s experiences show a […]

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The Girls Who Disappeared: A Novel
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The Girls Who Disappeared: A Novel

In a small English town lies a haunted road called the Devil’s Corridor. Though the Devil’s Corridor is known for its strange occurrences, teenage Olivia and her three friends drove through it one night on their way home from a party. The girls lost control of the car and crashed – but when Olivia regained […]

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The Rail Splitter: A Novel
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The Rail Splitter: A Novel

Cribb has already written a novel covering the years of Lincoln’s presidency: Old Abe. In The Rail Splitter, he turns to Lincoln’s youth, offering us a portrait of one of the most respected presidents as a young man beginning his political career. There’s a great deal to enjoy about this book, and I learned a […]

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The Warrior Prophet: Muhammad and War
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The Warrior Prophet: Muhammad and War

Muhammad was the founder of the Islam religion and was a prophet. Muhammad’s (570-632)’s words and deeds have been chronicled and relayed in the centuries after his passing. Many biographies have been written mentioning Muhammad’s skills in battle, The Warrior Prophet: Muhammad and War attempts to set the record straight. Muhammad launched offensive campaigns as […]

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Gilded Mountain: A Novel
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Gilded Mountain: A Novel

Manning has made a book as sharp-edged and vital as the Colorado mountains it’s set in. Sylvie Pelletier came to Colorado from Vermont with her family after her father took a mining job. Mining, however, is deadly work, and the town itself is not much safer. Miners and their families struggle to scrape by while […]

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Dissociation Made Simple: A Stigma-Free Guide to Embracing Your Dissociative Mind and Navigating Daily Life
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Dissociation Made Simple: A Stigma-Free Guide to Embracing Your Dissociative Mind and Navigating Daily Life

Dissociation Made Simple is written with love, care, and experience by the author and therapist Jamie Marich, Ph.D. Dr. Marich writes from a place of compassion and empathy, having experienced and actively experiencing aspects of dissociation, more specifically Dissociative Identity Disorder. Dr. Marich touches on the definition of dissociation, the inner workings of the “normal” […]

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In Between Spaces
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In Between Spaces

I’m a sucker for anthologies. There’s something about getting lost in myriad perspectives on a common theme that scratches some kind of persistent itch in my brain. But it’s not very often that one like In Between Spaces comes along. Stories about those of us with disabilities are usually written by able-bodied and/or neurotypical authors, […]

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The Labyrinth of Doom
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The Labyrinth of Doom

Tim is a knight-in-training who wakes up every morning to fight off small but deadly fire-breathing dragons. And after Tim falls asleep while attempting to guard the castle gates. And because Tim fell asleep on the job, the princess gets kidnapped and put into the labyrinth of doom. So now Tim and his friend, Belinda, […]

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The Lost Library
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The Lost Library

The Lost Library is a sweet book about little kids who like reading so much. The plot is very simple and predictable and lacks any measurable detail, so you probably wouldn’t read it more than once. The main idea of the book is clever and could rather easily be turned into a chapter book teeming […]

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Namaste Is a Greeting
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Namaste Is a Greeting

Namaste Is a Greeting isn’t really about anything except the word “Namaste.” There’s no real storyline, just many fragmented ideas and a little girl pulling it all together. The pictures are a little too harsh with the angles and colors, especially since the topic is soft and sweet. People who have a connection to Indian […]

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