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WAKING UP JOY by Tina Ann Forkner

WAKING UP JOY by Tina Ann Forkner

Joy, the main character and first person narrator of this comedic romance mystery, set in the fictional town of Spavinaw Junction, Oklahoma, is accused of trying to hang herself when she falls from the roof of the old Talley house where she has lived all of her life. Joy is […]

THE EAGLE TREE by Ned Hayes

THE EAGLE TREE by Ned Hayes

This is literary fiction complete with conflict, plot, rising action, crisis, climax, falling action, etc. Set in Olympia, Washington, in the Pacific Northwest, the main character and first person narrator is fourteen-year-old March Peter Wong, a brilliant, teenager whose favorite activity is climbing trees.  March, the name by which he […]

ABOUT THE NIGHT by Anat Talshir

ABOUT THE NIGHT by Anat Talshir

Five stars for this well written premier novel of forbidden love between an Arab and a Jew.  Lila was a Jew born and raised in Istanbul. Later an adult, she moved to Jerusalem. Elias Riani was an Arab, whose family has lived in Jerusalem for over a hundred years. In 1947 Elias and […]