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Annals of the Immortyls: A Trio of Vampire Tales

Denise Verrico’s Immortyl Revolution series is a unique marriage of science fiction and urban fantasy, giving a fresh spin on vampire lore. The novels (there are currently four in the series) are thought-provoking in their examination of tradition versus progress, science versus … Continue reading

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All This and Family, Too: A New Novel By Sarah Glenn

It’s hard to say which is the harder adjustment for astronomy professor Cynthia Leach: becoming a vampire, or moving to Irvine, California. In her debut novel, All This and Family, Too, Sarah Glenn treats both topics with a healthy dose of … Continue reading

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Rules of Civility: The Greatest Generation Glitters in Gotham

Amor Towles brings the Greatest Generation to life in his debut novel, Rules of Civility. Although some comparison to The Great Gatsby is unavoidable, Rules of Civility is anything but derivative.  Towles’ brilliant turns of phrase, dry wit, and unvarnished appraisal of the social mores … Continue reading

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