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Review: My Ladybird Story by Magus Tor

★★★½ My Ladybird Story by Magus Tor

John Bird is your typical suburban American kid in many ways, and yet secretly, he knows he isn’t. His dad tries to beat it out of him with sports, and his words cut almost as sharply as the taunts his schoolyard bullies chant at him every day: “ladybird.” Everyone knows John is different, but nobody knows why, exactly.…

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Review: One More by Lance Haynes

★★★★½ One More by Lance Haynes

One More (The Solar Maximum Timeline) by Lance Haynes is a page-turning character study of one man facing an apocalyptic event and the turmoil in his own life. Richard Evans is a strong and goodhearted man with a difficult past.…

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Review: Myxocene by Troy Ernest Hill

★★★★½ Myxocene by Troy Ernest Hill

Sarah Bennett is many things: a writer, a scientist, and a mother. Her day job freelancing as a science writer has her meeting with the pioneers of future knowledge, although she doesn’t always find herself toward the cutting edge. When she interviews one Dr.…

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Review: Less Stress: 88 Best Practices by Gabriella Kindert

★★★★½ Less Stress

Inspirational quotes books are always fun and interesting, but when the person writing the book is also inspirational, that’s when the book gets really good. Gabriella Kindert, author of  Less Stress: 88 Best Practices and Inspirations from Historical Leaders is something of an “overachiever” – mother, wife, hugely successful in her career, world-traveled, speaking several languages, and drop dead gorgeous.…

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Review: The Busy Executive Diet by Gabriella Kindert ★★★★

The Busy Executive DietThe Busy Executive Diet by Gabriella Kindert is a conveniently-planned and well-researched guide book to eating healthily while maintaining a hectic professional lifestyle including how to eat on the go while traveling and how to lose weight and stay hydrated. While a lot of offices now provide buffet breakfast with unhealthy cake and loads of strong coffee, it’s interesting to see how exactly it might be possible to cope with a modern lifestyle without resorting to that all-important sugar/caffeine combo we all have become dependent upon.…

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Review: Fractures (Book 1 of The Divine Revolution) by Will James

★★★★½ Fractures by Will James

Content warning for violence and some mention of sexual assault.

Deborah is a professional. She’s never been one to rest on her laurels and expect an easy job, even if everything seems to be going her way. Somehow she almost expected her own death; almost an inevitability for a life-long assassin.…

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