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The Ballad of Black Tom by Victor LaValle

Read October 2018 Recommended for fans of  Bloody folk tales ★    ★    ★    1/2 Nominated for a Hugo, Nebula, and Shirley Jackson Awards,* The Ballad of Black Tom is a fine little novella, made accessible to horror dilettantes by … Continue reading

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Rhode Island Red by Charlotte Carter

January 2015 Recommended for fans of jazz, NYC, street artists, character-driven mysteries  ★    ★    ★    ★   First published in 1997, Rhode Island Red is the first in a series about Nanette Hayes, twenty eight year-old woman trying … Continue reading

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