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That’s Hollywood

The Great Pretenders by Laura Kalpakian is a fictional novel with a lot of action. Set in California during the McCarthy era, its main character Roxanne goes against many 1950’s conventions by opening her own agency for aspiring Hollywood screenwriters. … Continue reading

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Equality For All

Glow by Jessica Maria Tuccelli is a powerful new novel about race and family relations.  The author has masterfully woven a magical tale dating back to pre-Civil War days in Georgia and ending in the era prior to WWII. Told … Continue reading

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Umfundisi

Cry the Beloved Country by Alan Paton was written in the late forties and is on the list of the Top 150 Novels of the 20th Century.  Told in the third person, it is a beautifully written, sad story about … Continue reading

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